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Are you looking for Nursing jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Auxiliary Nurse job at C-Care Uganda

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 19, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

C-Care is a leading healthcare provider in Uganda and the region, delivering the most caring medical expertise, always putting our patients first.

Our staff includes some of the most trusted and experienced professionals in their field, giving you peace of mind that your health is in good hands.

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Job Title

Auxiliary Nurse job at C-Care Uganda

Job Description

• Provide a safe environment for patient care,
• Treat and educate patients about their medical conditions,
• Provide advice or emotional support to patients and their family members,
• Record and document in patients notes,
• Operate medical equipment such as suctioning, oxygen administration, ECG etc
• Administer medications and treatments as prescribed,
• Help patients with rehabilitation and assist medical doctors with various tasks
• Involve yourself in establishing and maintaining standards of practice as per IMC requirements and ensure effective communication within the multidisciplinary team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act always in such a manner to promote and safeguard the interest and well being of patients and clients

  • Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the UNMC RN levels while adhering to all IMC policies & procedures

  • Prepare and keep the operating room always ready for surgeries including emergency cases. Arrange all the necessary tools/instruments and machine as required

  • Check and make sure that all operation room equipment is in good condition and functioning properly. Any problem with equipment should be promptly reported to the biomedical team for repair.

  • Communicating effectively with the MDT, patients/clients and their relatives and friends.

  • Answer patient queries regarding the surgery and prepare them mentally to withstand the rigors of the surgery (Perioperative and post-operative care).

  • Role modelling excellence in practice, sharing a broad base of clinical nursing knowledge and contributing to the development and maintenance of standards of practice within IMC/CCU.

  • Accepting responsibility for own professional development and consistently seek for up to date evidence based knowledge in management of various condition.

  • Maintenance of a safe and acceptable environment for patients and staff and taking appropriate action to ensure this

  • Reporting incidents/ accidents/ complaints to the nurse in charge. Be familiar with the incident report form and complete the process

  • Contribute to an active learning environment by teaching, supervising and facilitating fellow staffs.

  • Health educating clients and their relatives on their medical conditions.

  • Promoting patient privacy and dignity and respecting their culture and beliefs.

  • Operate medical equipment such as suctioning, oxygen administration, ECG etc

  • Safely administer drugs following the IMC policy on drug administration.

  • Contribute in establishing and maintaining standards of practice as per IMC

  • Requirements and ensure effective communication within the multidisciplinary team

Attend unit hand-over

  • Provide direct patient care, administering treatment as prescribed and taking vital signs.

  • Monitor patient progress and identifies any changes in status, acting on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.

  • Record and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions and vital signs

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records by documenting as per IMC standardProvide patient teaching and families according to plan of care

  • Directly work with the medical officer and ensure that patient has been reviewed and new instructions promptly followed.

  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.

  • Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments.

  • Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/health care personnel.

  • Wear appropriate & accepted uniform as per IMC nurses uniform policy

  • Supervise the team in the unit on shift as assigned.

  • Be punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts

  • Dispose waste as per the given guidelines – infection control

  • Attend scheduled unit CMEs as per the unit standard

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Registered with the Ugandan Nurses & Midwives Council & holds the current practising licence for Nursing.

  • One year working experience as a nurse desirable

  • Good stamina to stand and work for long hours.

  • Excellent Communication skills with patients, their families and with other members of the general practice team

  • Good interpersonal skills, and knowledge of practices, trends and principles in nursing

  • Be familiar with the inventory processes for equipment on the various nursing departments and have the ability spot-check for compliance by nursing staff as assigned

  • Be familiar with ISO standards regarding equipment repair procedures

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Send your cover letter, CV, and academic documents to hr@img.co.ug

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