CURE Childrens Hospital of Uganda
CURE Childrens Hospital of Uganda
Years Of Experience
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Key Result Areas
Carries out Nursing Assessment and Care
Initiates treatment and responds accordingly)
Promotes wholeness and well-being including safety and comfort of patients
Sets priorities in nursing care based on patients need
Ensures continuity of care
Utilizes the nursing process as framework for nursing
Formulates a plan of care in collaboration with patients and other members of the health team
Implements planned nursing care to achieve identified outcomes
Evaluates progress toward expected outcomes
Responds to the urgency of the patients condition and reports any abnormalities to in-charge and physicians.
Provide Health Education and Orientation to patients and/or caretakers
Participates in weekly health education talks to caregivers and patients.
Orients new patients on the operations of the wards
Provides information to patients according to their discharge plan
Responds to information needs of patients and caregivers
Provide pre and post-surgical care to patients
Prepare patients for Surgery.
Process Doctors orders
Attend ward rounds with Doctors
Read and implement doctors instructions
Follow-up on tests
Give feedback to Doctors
Cares for wounds using sterile technique
Organize procedure room
Disinfect and appropriately store all equipment used
Dispose of all medical waste in the proper bins
Ensure appropriate use of PPE during procedures
Transcribe orders in the patient chart according to set guidelines
Maintains accurate and updated documentation of patient care
Conduct and record 24hour chart check of patients under your care
Records outcome of patient care
Maintains an effective recording and reporting system
Conduct an appropriate Handover process
Receives a report from the previous shift and confirms the entries made
Assumes full responsibility during the shift and provides all appropriate information in patient care management to the next shift
Makes inventory of all available supplies and equipment before receiving or handing over
Writes handover and receiving reports clearly documenting what transpired during the shift. Especially regarding vitals, medicines given and status of the patient.
Carries out Shift leader role
Ensures that all OPD patients that have been admitted have got files.
Ensures that all OPD patients sent to the pharmacy have been served timely by the dispending Nurse.
Acts as a point of contact on the ward in the absence of the charge nurse.
Ensures that all admitted patient on the ward have nurse attending to them.
Ensures that the ward is tidy and clean before the ward round and at all times.
Ensure that clean hospital linen is available for caretaker.
Ensure that all admitted patients have been oriented by the ward clerk and attending nurses.
Ensure that all patients investigations have been done and results filed in the patients file by the attending nurse.
Participates in the hospitals Spiritual Ministry programs.
Occupational Health & Safety
All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members or customers.
Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.
Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.
Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.
Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.
Completed Diploma in Nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
Possess a current practicing license from the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
Good knowledge of general scientific principles, practices, specialized techniques used in the practice of nursing
High degree of integrity and professional values.
Excellent communication and report writing skills
The deadline for receipt of applications is March 17, 2023.
This position is full-time fixed-term renewable and based in Mbale.
CURE Childrens Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training or any other fees).
CURE Childrens Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.
All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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