Senior Nursing Officer

at Masindi District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Senior Nursing Officer
Salary Scale : U4
Reports To : Principal Nursing Officer
Responsible For : Nursing Officers
Job Purpose
To provide quality nursing care services in the Hospital and Community
Key Outputs
i. Twenty four (24) hour nursing coverage of the wards provided;
ii. Nursing care duties prepared and implementation supported;
iii. Nursing Officers, Nursing Assistants and trainees, supervised, coached and appraised;
iv. Medical equipments, sundries and other supplies properly utilized and accounted for;
v. Preparation of work plans and budgets for provision of nursing services supported;
vi. Performance reports prepared and submitted;
vii. Standards and Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics enforced;
viii.Plans and budgets monitored and evaluated;
ix. Support supervision provided;
x. Nursing services duty roaster prepared and implemented;
xi. A clean and healthy ward environment maintained; and
xii. Reports compiled and submitted to the Principal Nursing Officer.
Key Functions
i. Participating in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of Nursing Services in the health
unit/ward;
ii. Providing support supervision in the provision of nursing care;
iii. Preparing and implementing nursing services duty roaster;
iv. Requisitioning and accounting for medical supplies and equipment;

Skills

Planning, Organizing and Coordinating;
Coaching and mentoring;
Counseling and guidance;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics and integrity;
time management;

Experience Requirements

Institution with at least three (3) years working experience at Nursing Officer level in the Public Service.

Education Requirements

Degree in Nursing from a recognized training Institution is an added advantage.
Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
Must be double trained Nurse at Registered level such as Registered Nurse/Psychiatry or with a certificate in Nursing Administration or Health Services Management from a recognized
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