Enrolled Nurses at Corsu Hospital

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  • Company: Corsu Hospital
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Healthcare Jobs in Uganda
Job Description

To provide individualized patient care to a diversity of patients and make significant difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Roles and Duties • Order and pick drugs from pharmacy and always keep proper accountability. • Ensure enough supplies for the unit by requesting for the required items. e.g. drugs, consumables, stationary etc. • Ensure there is enough clean linen on the unit with proper accountability. • Administer drugs on time as prescribed by doctor. • Insert intravenous cannula when prescribed. • Carry out nursing procedures. • Disinfect, wash and send the instruments to the sterilisation room. • Monitor patients’ vitals regularly and as per doctors’ instructions; and keep proper records. • Monitor, give appropriate nursing care to patients and document properly/ professionally to enable continuity of care. • Identify patient care requirements by establishing rapport with the patient as well as his relatives • Uphold patients’ dignity and confidentiality in all patient care operations. • Maintain cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests and participating in problem-solving methods. • Protect patients and employees from hospital acquired infections by adhering to infection control policies and protocols. (universal precautions) • Maintain cleanliness of work station while keeping it tidy and free from infection by following infection control procedures and protocols (Carry out cleaning and disinfection of the unit daily). • Account for all patients on the unit; report anything out of the ordinary. • Account for all the hospital equipment in the department and report any defects. • Comply with the procedures, regulations, and rules in maintaining medical records. • Dress wounds under aseptic techniques and disinfect the room after the dressing procedure. • Counselling and health educating patients and attendants. • Disinfect and scrub instruments, fold gauze, cotton wool and take drums to the autoclave. • Translating for patients where need arises. • Respond to any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

Qualification, Skills and Experience • Certificate of Enrolment in Nursing and Registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) are essential. • Good computer knowledge and skills and good customer care especially when dealing with children having a disability are desirable. • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a general Hospital is essential • Experience working in an orthopaedic and plastic / reconstructive surgery hospital or working in an operating Theatre is of added advantage. • Knowledge of local languages is desirable

Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 8th July. 2022