4 Regional Supervisor Job Vacancies – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Job Title:     Regional
Supervisor (4 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Duty Station: Kabale,
Mbale, Moroto and Arua, Uganda

Reports to: Deputy

About US:

The Uganda Nurses
and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional Regulatory and
supervisory body under the Ministry of Health established by Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Act, 1996(CAP 276) with the mandate to set and regulate standards
training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery professions in Uganda for public
health safety.

Job Summary: The
Regional Supervisor will coordinate UNMC activities to ensure public safety
within the respective areas of the office jurisdiction

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To participate general supervision and regulation over all the
    nursing and midwifery professionals and health facilities, Health Training
    Institutions for nurses and midwives in the region
  • To participate in the investigation charges of malpractice,
    negligence or misconduct against a professional and make a full report to
    the Supervisor of the facts and circumstances of the charges
  • To maintain and update database in relation to nursing and midwifery
    professions in the region
  • To network and coordinate activities of District Health Supervisory
    Authorities in the region
  • Report the name of any nursing and midwifery professional convicted
    of an offence and the nature of the offence committed as soon as the conviction
    comes to your knowledge
  • To report the death of any registered nurse or midwife as soon as
    information on death comes to your knowledge
  • To inspect all nursing and midwifery health facilities in the region
    applying for registration and renewal of operational license and advise on
    their suitability to offer the health services
  • To inspect any nursing or midwifery health facility with Enforcement
    Officer if necessary to certify whether provisions of the Nurses and
    Midwives Act are being complied with
  • To circulate information relating to all licensed nursing and
    midwifery health units in the region to the relevant authorities
  • To disseminate information from the head office to the relevant
    stakeholders in the region

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should either hold a Bachelors of Nursing
    Science Degree from a recognized awarding institution
  • The Applicant MUST have a valid Practicing License from their health
    professional regulatory Council
  • Post Graduate training in management and leadership is desirable
  • Three years of experience in a large and busy organization at the
    level of a Nursing Officer;
  • The candidate must possess a high level of integrity and
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Should be knowledgeable in ICT
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • An effective time manager
  • Excellent communication skill both oral and written
  • A high sense of self supervision

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials,
certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be current
work/station supervisors and one personal to the address below;

The Registrar,

Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council,

P.O Box 4046,
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 4th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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