UNHCR Project Jobs – Registered Comprehensive Nurse at Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Kyangwali, Hoima, Uganda
Reports
to:
Clinical Officer
About
US:
In 1996,
Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH)
and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the
organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host
communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda,
Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek
to bridge relief to development.
About
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
Job
Summary:
The Registered Comprehensive will provide a comprehensive nursing
package that include preventive, curative and health education to support and
encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Participate in ward side nursing procedures as a
member of the caring team
·        
Prepare and perform sterile procedure and support
the Medical Doctor in their delivery of medical services
·        
Ensure patients are comfortable, in a healthy and
secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
·        
Manage and supervise performance of the direct
reports
·        
Coach, capacity build and provide mentorship to
the direct reports
·        
Conduct observations, diagnosis, and nursing
procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Clinical
Officer.
·        
Participate in drug supply management that
includes drug requisition, monitoring consumption and supervision of the drug
dispensing process.
·        
Coordinate nursing activities in the wards and
ensure patient focussed approach is used at all times.
·        
Offer support to the Clinical Officer in keeping simple
books of accounts and make estimates for the wards and other units.
·        
Actively participate in PHC activities that
include health education, MCH activities and nutrition programmes.
·        
Maintain personal contact with patients, take note
of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further
action if necessary.
·        
Prepare and send progress reports covering the areas
of operation.
·        
Manage patients with confidentiality and adherence
to the professional code of conduct.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
supervisor
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the Registered Comprehensive
Nurse job opportunity should hold a certificate in Comprehensive Nursing (three
years)
·        
Hold a certificate of Registration from the
national nursing body
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in similar or
higher position.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (together
with an updated (CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts
via E-mail only to  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  addressed to:
Human
Resource Officer,
Action Africa
Help Uganda,
Plot 72
Ntinda Road, P.O. Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
NB:
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:
20th January 2016

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