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Nursing Officer (Nursing)

at Amuru District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Nursing Officer (Nursing)
Salary Scale : U5
Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer
Responsible For : Enrolled Nurses
Job Purpose
To provide quality nursing services and public health care interventions to patients and the community.
Key Outputs
i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;
ii. Treatment to patients provided;
iii. A clean and healthy environment for patients maintained;
iv. Sterile procedures prepared and carried out;
v. Medical wastes safely disposed off;
vi. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;
vii. Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds carried out;
viii.Patients prepared for meals and sensitized on the recommended diet;
ix. Knowledge and skills imparted;
x. Daily Ward reports compiled and submitted; and
xi. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.
Key Functions
i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharging and deaths;
ii. Providing treatment to patients;
iii. Maintaining a clean and health environment for patients;
iv. Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures and disposal of medical wastes;
v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

Skills

Guidance and counseling;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics and integrity; and
Time management

Experience Requirements

Nil

Education Requirements

Must be trained at a registered level from a recognized Nursing Training Institution. Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.