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SMC Nurse Job at Baylor College of Medicine’s Foundation - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Posted: 10-01-2017
Deadline of this Job: 20th January 2017
Duty Station: 
Job Status
Start Publishing: 10-01-2017
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-01-2061
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Job Description

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine’s Foundation – Uganda

Vacancy title:
SMC Nurse

Deadline of this Job:
20TH January 2017

Duty Station:

Job details:
Reporting to the SMC team leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the SMC surgeon while conducting circumcision procedures and provides post - operative nursing care to clients and disinfects and sterilizes surgical instruments

Overall responsibilities:

  • The SMC Nurse provides pre-operative nursing care including client's body preparation, taking medical history, taking and recording vital signs and ensuring that all SMC clients have been consented for SMC , Clean, disinfect and sterilize used equipment and maintain clean anti sterile operational/surgical environment , implement infection control and waste management procedures as well as the periodic continuous quality improvement , Carry out post
  • operative nursing care for SMC recipients; provide medications, condoms, offer post-operative care., Record and maintain client's information on SMC forms, Provide mentorship, support supervision and training to health facility. Carry out operational research.

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Diploma in Nursing (Double Train) or equivalent from 2 recognized institution and must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and midwifes council
  • The candidate must have at least two years of experience IN clinic or hospital-based services.
  • Experience in SMC, HIV/AIDS and AHT is an added advantage

Job application procedure
It you believe that you are the right candidate tor the above positions, please email your application to:

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 20th January 2017. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre for successful candidates’ is requirement at entry.

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