2 Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Nursing Officer Job Opportunities – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station:  Kyotera,
Mpigi, Sembabule and Kalangala, Uganda
Reports to: 
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Supervisor
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention
strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/ Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year
comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely;
Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule,
Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV
epidemic control.
Job Summary: The Voluntary
Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Nursing Officer will assist the clinical
officer when carrying out circumcision and provide quality nursing care to
clients coming for circumcision. He/ She will also support VMMC related
training and must treat each client with dignity and respect.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support clinical officers in carrying out
  • Provide nursing care to clients attending the
  • Assess clinical patient problems and triages patient under the advice of a clinical
  • Cleaning, disinfecting and packing surgical
  • To treat each client with dignity, respect and
  • Maintain nursing records according to mandatory
    legal requirements ensuring
    that confidentiality is maintained at all times
  • Ensure procedures are carried out safely in
    accordance with agreed policies
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Nursing
    Officer job opportunity should have completed Nurses
    Training from a recognized
    education institution
  • At least three years of work experience in a
    clinical setting
  • Experience of working in a theatre setting is
    an added advantage
  • Ability to effectively communicate with
  • Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to work extra hours
  • Must be willing to work in rural setting.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Deliver to: Rakai Health
Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala,
Send via E-mail to:
NB: Please indicate on
the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of
preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position &
district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)
Deadline: 16th February 2017
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