Nursing Officer

at Masindi District Local Government
Location Masindi, Uganda
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Job Title :                      Nursing Officer (Nursing)
Salary Scale :               U5
Reports To :                  Senior Nursing Officer
Responsible For :      Enrolled Nurses

Job Purpose
To provide quality nursing services and public health care interventions to patients and the community.

Key Outputs
i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;
ii. Treatment to patients provided;
iii. A clean and healthy environment for patients maintained;
iv. Sterile procedures prepared and carried out;
v. Medical wastes safely disposed off;
vi. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;
vii. Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds carried out;
viii.Patients prepared for meals and sensitized on the recommended diet;
ix. Knowledge and skills imparted;
x. Daily Ward reports compiled and submitted; and
xi. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.

Key Functions
i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharging and deaths;
ii. Providing treatment to patients;
iii. Maintaining a clean and health environment for patients;
iv. Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures and disposal of medical wastes;
v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;


Guidance and counseling;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics and integrity; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

Must be trained at a registered level from a recognized Nursing Training Institution.
Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitable and eligible Ugandans to fill vacant posts currently available in the various Departments in Masindi Municipal Council and Masindi District Local Government as specified below:

Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form No.3 (2008) and submitted to the


District Service Commission,

P.O. Box 67, Masindi 

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Parliament Avenue Kampala and District Service Commission Offices.
Applications should bear the Title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent passport size photographs, certified photocopies of their Academic Certificates, Transcripts Slips, copies

of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Certificates / License ( for Health Workers who are required by law to register with relevant Professional Councils) plus other relevant documents.

Applicants already in service should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission, on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

NB: Applicants already appointed in Public Service serving in the same scales/posts as the advertised jobs will not be considered.

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