Senior Nursing Officer

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


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
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;


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