Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Jobs in Uganda : SMC Nurse
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- Company: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
- Location: Ethiopia
- State: UG
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Healthcare Jobs in Uganda
The SMC Nurse will be responsible for assisting the SMC surgeon while conducting circumcision procedures and provides post -operative nursing care to clients and disinfects and sterilizes surgical instruments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- The SMC Nurse provides pre-operative nursing care including client’s body preparation
- In charge of taking medical history, taking and recording vital signs and ensuring that all SMC clients have been consented for SMC
- Clean, disinfect and sterilize used equipment and maintain clean and sterile operational/surgical environment
- The jobholder will implement infection control and waste management procedures as well as the periodic continuous quality improvement
- Conduct post-operative nursing care for SMC recipients: provide medications, condoms, offer post-operative care.
- Record and maintain client’s information on SMC forms
- Provide mentorship, support supervision and training to health facility.
- Conduct operational research.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Diploma in Nursing (Double Train) or equivalent from a recognized institution and must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and midwifes council
- A minimum of two years’ experience in clinic or hospital-based services.
- Previous experience in SMC, HIV/AIDS and ART is an added advantage
- Good team player
- Good networking and partnership skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- The applicant must be dynamic
- Highly persuasive and convincing
- Self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English and an approved ‘Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre’ for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Send applications via E-mail to: [email protected]
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 20th January 2017