AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Staff Nurse - Nakaseke Hospital

Uganda
Req No
2017-6698
Category
Healthcare Center Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time

WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

                               

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Provides skilled nursing procedures.
  • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is certified)
  • Attends and participates in team conferences, meetings, CMEs as required.
  • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
  • May supervise care given by other health workers e.g. HIV Medics, ART AIDE, maintenance workers, Interns Phlebotomists etc.
  • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Provides patient and family education as directed by the clinical team.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • May assist the nurse manager and/or nurse case manager with the coordination of outside services.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the clinician.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

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