Fresher Registered Nurse Job Opportunities – Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) – Old Kampala Hospital

Fresher Registered Nurse Job Opportunities – Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) – Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:     Registered Nurse

Organization: Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Medical Director

About US:

Sawa HealthCare Group exists to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services in the communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the highest level of integrity.

Job Summary: The Registered Nurse will provide care to patients, by providing medical support. The Registered Nurse will provide a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and health education to support and encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
    • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
    • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; participating in team problem-solving methods.
    • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
    • Actively promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
    • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
    • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. title: nurse, registered
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Participate in ward side nursing procedures as a member of the caring team
  • Prepare and perform sterile procedure and support the Medical Doctor in their delivery of medical services
  • Ensure patients are comfortable, in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
  • Conduct observations, diagnosis, and nursing procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Medical Officer.
  • Participate in drug supply management that includes drug requisition, monitoring consumption and supervision of the drug dispensing process.
  • Coordinate nursing activities in the wards and ensure patient focused approach is used at all times.
  • Offer support to the Medical Officer in keeping simple books of accounts and make estimates for the wards and other units.
  • Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary.
  • Prepare and send progress reports covering the areas of operation.
  • Manage patients with confidentiality and adherence to the professional code of conduct.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably hold relevant qualifications and experience

How to Apply:

All candidates who are suitably qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum vitae to

Deadline: 31st January 2019

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