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2 General Nurse NGO Jobs - InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)


Job Title:        General Nurse (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Community Health Services Officer

About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance systems.

Job Summary: The General Nurse  will ensure that the health status of the population is improved through provision of better health services at the health unit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Direction
  • Implement scheduled planned activities and ensure targets are met in line with the departmental plan.
  • Conduct field visits to hospitals, homes and communities for sensitization, counseling, follow-up and assessments.
Process Management
  • Screen new arrivals and self-settled refugees to establish if they have an emergency medical problem.
  • Liaise with counselors on medical/social cases.
  • Work with the Community Health Officer and ensure that the supply of drugs, sundries and medical equipment required for running the clinic is continuous and on time.
  • Ensure maintenance of records such as Drug stock cards, Daily consumption cards, Treatment records, Referral records, Equipment register, Monthly drug consumption reports, Health unit reports, Medical counseling records on individual files and Birth and death records.
  • Assist the Community Health Officer in organizing appropriate preventive health care services that promote the health of both the refugee and asylum seeker population.
  • Ensure timely transportation of patients to hospitals and imaging/lab centers.
  • Ensure timely issuance of prescribed drugs to patients.
  • Ensure effective and timely discharge of patients.
  • Manages maintenance of hygiene at the health center.
  • Arrange appointment for the doctor to make medical assessment reports for refugees and asylum seekers as requested.
  • Assist the Community Health Officer in conducting training for refugees/asylum seekers on primary health care.
  • Provide counseling on health issues to refugees/asylum seekers and project staff.
  • Ensure proper and timely requisition for medical investigations for patients and subsistence for admitted cases.
  • Carry out hospital visits and follow up on both out patients and admitted cases and give update reports.
  • Assist Community Health Officer Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual medical reports.
Support to staff & other Managers: Provide advice to staff in line with section related procedures
Risk Management
  • Identify, assess and develop strategies to mitigate against risks that may happen in the programs of the section.
  • Monitor the implementation of mitigation strategies against risks   as per the risk framework.
Compliance
  • Ensure that the internal process and work plans are adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance to policies and procedures during designing, execution, monitoring and evaluation of the program activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) General Nurse job opportunity should preferably hold a Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
  • Must have enrolled Nursing Certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council
  • A minimum of Four Years’ relevant work experience
  • Previous experience of working in a role with an NGO is desirable
  • Excellent understanding of broad health issues within community
  • Strong understanding of community, culture and customs
  • Good understanding of local humanitarian context
  • Should be a good listener and have good Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, High degree of flexibility
  • Good team player and Highly self-motivated

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org addressed to:

The Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 5:00 PM

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Nutrition Specialist USAID Project Career Jobs - FHI 360


Job Title:   Nutrition Specialist
Organisation: FHI 360
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

About USAID Project:
FHI 360 seeks to implement an anticipated USAID Uganda Feed the Future program that aims to increase incomes and improve livelihoods of households through agriculture-led economic growth. Activities will increase the institutional capacity of government institutions, the private sector, and civil society organizations, and will create incentives for agribusiness to invest in market systems and be more responsive to changes.

Job Summary: The Nutrition Specialist will oversee and provide technical leadership to promote the uptake of high impact practices to improve maternal, newborn, and child health. These practices include improved nutrition practices address malnutrition and stunting, increased uptake of family planning, management of postpartum hemorrhage and hypertension, among others. The Nutrition Advisor will play the lead role in guiding the implementation of technically sound and innovative approaches, in close collaboration with Government of Uganda stakeholders, to increase optimal nutrition and related maternal and child health, improve the quality of nutrition services, build nutrition capacities of frontline health staff, strengthen nutrition competencies in maternal child health and health teaching institutions, and strategically incorporate nutrition objective into multi-sector policies.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Nutrition Specialist job must hold a Masters (MSc) in Nutrition or related field, with an emphasis on community nutrition, public health nutrition, SBCC, or other relevant sub-specialty.
  • At least five years’ experience designing and implementing multi-sector nutrition programs.
  • Demonstrated significant expertise providing technical assistance to project/host country government staff working on nutrition and SBCC activities.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of partners with varying interests and priorities in the fields of nutrition
  • Prior experience in the Ugandan nutrition sector desirable, including experience at the community, district, sub-national and national levels.
  • Prior field experience in the prevention of malnutrition and under-nutrition and a strong understanding of nutrition and related policies, strategies and programs.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and facilitation skills
  • Written and oral proficiency in English.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters and the job you are interested in, stated in the subject line of your email to Ugandafeed@fhi360.org

Deadline: Friday 22nd June 2018

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Field Nutrition Coordinator NGO Jobs - Save the Children International


Job Title:          Field Nutrition Coordinator
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Field Nutrition Coordinator will ensure technical management of nutrition activities for the treatment of acute malnutrition and prevention of stunting through the implementation of Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programme (TSFP) and Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) programme in one of the targeted settlement. The Coordinator will work with Save the Children's field office to ensure that the TSFP and MCHN activities are functioning properly, providing quality of care to all the beneficiaries, respecting protocols and principles of good practice.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Field Nutrition Coordinator job placement should hold a graduate training in Nutrition or equivalent combination/blend of training and experience.
  • Postgraduate training in nutrition or another relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Four years of direct experience in nutrition programming, planning, implementation and/or evaluation in a developing country setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work in nutrition emergency program in collaboration with national health authorities and international partners
  • Familiarity with the TSFP and MCHN interventions in Uganda

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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Entry Level Experience Nutrition-Nurse TSFP NGO Jobs - Save the Children International


Job Title:          Nutrition-Nurse TSFP
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Nutrition-Nurse TSFP will be implementing quality health and nutrition activities at the Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) sites in one of the 2 targeted settlements. The Nutrition/Nurse - TSFP will work with Save the Children's field office to ensure that the adequate and quality management of moderate acute malnutrition cases among children from 6 to 59 months and pregnant and lactating women, in respect to the IMAM guidelines and donor standards.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Nutrition-Nurse TSFP job placement should a Diploma in nutrition or health with minimum two years working experience with NGOs.
  • One year of working experience in IMAM program or PHC program.
  • Experience in health and nutrition programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good writing and presentation skills and experience working in a refugee context

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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Fresher Nutrition Officer MCHN Non-profit Jobs - Save the Children International


Job Title:          Nutrition Officer MCHN
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Nutrition Officer MCHN will support implementing quality Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) activities at the health facilities in one of the 2 targeted settlements. The Nutrition Officer - MCHN will work with Save the Children's field office to ensure the prevention of stunting among children from 6 to 23 months and pregnant and lactating women in respect to the donor standards and the increase of attendance for MNCH services


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Nutrition Officer MCHN job placement should hold a Diploma in nutrition with minimum two years working experience with NGOs.
  • One year of working experience in IMAM or Maternal and Child Health program.
  • Experience in nutrition program and community work.
  • Experience in training of volunteers on IMAM program.
  • Good capacity to work in a team and flexibility and good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working in a refugee context

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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