Job Title: Nutrition Nurse

Organization: IRC

Location: Lamwo, Uganda


Roles and responsibilities

  • Provide nursing care to all patients with severe acute malnutrition within the stabilization unit at the health facility.
  • Actively participate in the provision of therapeutic feeds to the admitted patients in the stabilization unit
  • Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary
  • Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education.
  • Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises
  • Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up and referrals.
  • Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans/ duty rosters for the nutrition department
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
  • Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from   your supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a certificate of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
  • At least 2 years of work experience in a nutrition department/unit handling case of acute malnutrition.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their CVs and applications following the link below;.


Application deadline: 11th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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