Job Title: Fresher Cerificate Enrolled Nurse – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Lamwo, Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, protection & rule of law, gender-based violence and women’s protection and empowerment, economic recovery and development.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Registered Nurse, the enrolled nurse will be responsible for direct delivery of high quality and efficient nursing services to clients at the attached health facility and in the community ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines. S/he will be expected to work within the health facility and offer services in the community in the catchment area.
Roles and Responsibilities:
•Provide nursing care to all patients within the attached health facility and community outreaches.
•Attend to clients and prescribe drugs where necessary
•Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary
•Carry out weekly and emergency home visits.
•Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education
•Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises
•Participate in HIV awareness and sensitization in the communities
•Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up and referrals.
•Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans for the clinic
•Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
•Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
•Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from your supervisors
•Must have a certificate of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution.
•Must be registered and licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
•At least 2 years of work experience, with field experience in providing services to refugees.
•Planning and organizing
•Concern for quality and standards
•Ethics and integrity
•Self-control and stress management
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
Deadline: 17th May 2021
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