Several Nurse Jobs – Watoto Babies Home

Job Title:       Nurses (Several Jobs)

Organization: Watoto
Babies Home

Duty Station: 

About US:

Watoto Child Care
Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and
restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical,
spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi
and Gulu.

Job Summary:  The Nurses will contribute to the day-to-day
clinical activities within Watoto Babies Home.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To participate in daily clinical rounds and perform daily nursing
    duties as allocated by a nurse supervisor, including but not limited to
    attending  appointments, working
    with isolated babies, and looking after admitted patients.
  • To ensure that clinical issues are promptly resolved, prioritising
    on what is best for the health and well-being of the babies within baby
  • To promptly identify and contain infections, with clear instructions
    given to Baby Watoto staff on infection control and measures.
  • To ensure privacy and confidentiality of babies by not revealing
    their story or medical history to anyone other than those directly
    involved in their medical care.
  • To participate in infants’ feed calculations and nutritional
    management of those with malnutrition, under the guidance of the
    supervising nurse.
  • To maintain an up-to-date medical records using clear and concise
  • To provide clinical updates regarding infants to the supervising
    nurse, with pertinent information forwarded with discretion to the nurse
  • To participate in health programmes within and outside Watoto as and
    when a need arises, working with a team spirit alongside other medical
    professionals and external service providers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Watoto Child Care Ministries Nurse career opportunity should hold a Diploma in
  • Must be a registered Nurse with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives
  • At least two years’ experience in paediatric nursing.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to children of
    all ages.
  • High level of motivation and initiative and strive for a high
    standard of practice.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover
letter, academic documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a
cell recommendation letter to (Subject Line: Nurse –
First Name, Last Name).

Deadline: 2nd September 2019

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