12 Jan 2017

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Jobs in Uganda : SMC Nurse

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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

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