3 Fresher Nursing Officer Job Opportunities – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Organization: Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Nursing
Officer
About US:
Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established
in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing
in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.
Job Summary: The Nursing
Officer will mainly be responsible for assessing patient’s health problems and
needs, develop and implement nursing care, maintain medical records and engage
in research activities as requested. He/she shall also advise patients on
health.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Admit and Discharge of patients:
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The incumbent will also administer drugs and
treatment according to doctors’ prescription, observe and record patients’
progress.
·        
Plan patients’ care including diet, as per doctors’
direction.
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Carry out Doctors’ rounds.
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Manage clinical investigations
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Update and maintain patients’ records
·        
Prepare and submit reports as per hospital/ nursing
rules.
·        
Inform relatives and friends regarding patients’
progress and needs.
·        
Conduct orientation of new staff to the ward.
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Keep custody and control of dangerous drugs surgical
supplies, store supplies, linen, etc.
·        
In charge of requisition for ward supplies.
·        
Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/ health
care personnel.
·        
Plan and conduct team building activities.
·        
Actively engage in research activities.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Chief Nursing Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Diploma
in Nursing
·        
At least two years’ working experience.
·        
The applicant must be registered with the Allied
Health Professionals Council.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and Curriculum
Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three professional referees should
either via post to: Manager Human Resource and Development Joint Clinical
Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road P.O. Box 10005, Kampala or
via email with all documents combined in one PDF document on hr@jcrc.org.ug.
Deadline: Monday, 23rd November, 2015

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