10000 Enrolled Nurses Needed

Position: Enrolled Nurses (10,000 positions available) Employment Type: Hybrid, Full-time Experience Level: Entry Level Company: International Rescue Committee (IRC) Industry: Non-profit Organizations Location: Remote School Alumni: 26 alumni currently employed

About the Company: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to humanitarian crises worldwide, providing aid to those affected by conflict and disaster. Established in 1933, the IRC operates in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, delivering health, safety, education, economic support, and empowerment to communities in need.

Background: Founded in 1933, the IRC is a global leader in relief, rehabilitation, and post-conflict development services. With operations in over 25 countries, including Uganda since 1998, the IRC addresses immediate needs in emergencies and supports post-conflict reconstruction.

Scope of Work: Enrolled Nurses will deliver high-quality clinical services at IRC facilities, adhering to Uganda Ministry of Health guidelines. Responsibilities include providing health education, administering treatments, monitoring patient vitals, facilitating referrals, and participating in community engagement activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education to clients to prevent diseases and infections.
  • Administer prescribed treatments and monitor patient vitals.
  • Facilitate client referrals and transfers.
  • Dispense medications to clients as needed.
  • Conduct community awareness campaigns on diseases such as HIV and TB.
  • Participate in community outreach events and dialogues.
  • Assist in capacity building for community health workers.
  • Contribute to program work plans and reporting.

Communication/Reporting:

  • Provide regular feedback to clinicians on patient status.
  • Assist in donor report preparation.
  • Contribute to program work plan development and implementation.

Key Relationships:

  • Direct Supervisor: Facility In-Charge
  • Technical Support: Medical Officer, Health Facility In-Charge
  • Other Departments: Logistics, Finance, Administration

Professional Conduct:

  • Adhere to IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • Uphold principles of Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • Ensure compliance with policies on Beneficiary Protection, Child Safeguarding, Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Nursing.
  • Registered with relevant professional body and valid practicing license.

Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience in Primary Health Care settings.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating health activities.
  • Information management experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Counselling, communication, and clinical skills.
  • Interpersonal and team-building skills.

Language Skills:

  • Proficiency in English.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

  • IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment.
  • Prohibition of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying.
  • Aim to increase representation of underrepresented groups.

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Job Category: Not For SMIO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kampala

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