Rm & Em At C-care, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-11-29
Expires 2023-12-29
ID #1842384555
Rm & Em At C-care, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified September 13, 2023


Job Description OVERALL JOB PURPOSE• 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 equipments 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 self in establishing and maintaining standards of practice as per IHK requirement and ensure effective communication within the multidisciplinary team.JOB REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES• Registered with the Ugandan Nurses and Midwives Council & holds current practicing licence for Nursing.• One year working experience as a nurse, (desirable).• Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.• Excellent verbal and written skills.• Excellent interpersonal skills with all the multi-disciplinary team, patients and relatives.• Competent knowledge and skills with in critical care.GENERAL JOB 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 IHK policies & procedures• Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, always giving a complete and thorough report on patient status at end of shift/assignment.• Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.• Communicate with all staff, patients, and families with excellent written and verbal skills. Ensuring all forms of communication are used effectively in the interest of patient care• Role modelling excellence in nursing practice, sharing a broad base of clinical nursing knowledge and contributing to the development and maintenance of standards of practice within IHK/IMC.• Accepting responsibility for own professional development and consistently seek educational tools in order to broaden knowledge base of various age groups, diseases and best practices.• 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• Act in a supportive role to the Senior Staff nurse/in charge and to accept appropriate delegated responsibilities.• Identifying and promoting opportunities for service improvement through quality initiatives and/or innovative practice, which will enhance patient outcomes.• Contribute to an active learning environment by teaching, supervising and facilitating staff• Any other duties that may from time to time be assigned.§SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES• 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 IHK standards• Provide 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 IHK 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

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Rm & em at c-care

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