Psychiatric Nurses

at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 16, 2021
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Psychiatric Nurses, Imvepi, Uganda

Technical roles:

Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history.
Plans and provides nursing care for patients.
Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of patients and recommend treatment options.
Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.
Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.


Must have a diploma in Psychiatric nursing from a recognized institution
Must be registered with the relevant professional council.

At least three years working experience in Primary Health Care settings:
Experience in planning, organizing and coordinating Psychiatric health activities;
Experience in Information management