Company: Makerere University Lung Institute

Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) is a renowned center of excellence for Lung Health situated within the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University. Our mission is to conduct lung health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care, and training in sub-Saharan Africa.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Title: Nurse (1)

Reports to: Head of Clinical Services

Engagement: Full-time

Duration: 1 year, renewable upon satisfactory performance

Job Summary: The Nurse will be responsible for providing high-quality nursing care to patients at the Lung Institute Clinic (LIC). This role involves delivering compassionate and patient-centered care, assisting in clinical procedures, and collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the well-being of patients and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recording patients’ vital signs and medical information
  • Assisting with treatments, surgery, or tests
  • Providing care based on patients’ care plans
  • Maintaining accurate records of patients’ care and medication administration
  • Performing adherence counseling and other necessary counseling for patients
  • Supporting research teams operating in the clinic
  • Participating in team meetings and contributing to patient care strategies
  • Preparing regular reports on assigned duties

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Valid nursing license
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures
  • Outstanding organizational and multitasking skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to cope in a crisis
  • Excellent clinical and observational skills

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit an application letter with a 3-page CV, academic documents, and two reference letters by the 23rd of May 2024 using the provided link.

Application Link: Apply Here

Applications should be addressed to the Administrator, HR, Makerere University Lung Institute. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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