Children’s Nurse job at The Children’s Clinic
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Vacancy title:
Children’s Nurse

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

The Children’s Clinic

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, May 30 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Naalya & Kisaasi, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, May 16 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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FACILITY: The Children’s clinic Kisasi & Naalya
Type Of Contract: Regular
Experience: Not Less Than 2 Years
Age: 25- 30 Years

Children’s Nurse
Being a nurse in a children’s facility, involves a high level of duty and responsibility, from caring for young children with debilitating illnesses to nursing older children who have been in accidents. When a baby, toddler, child or adolescent needs constant monitoring, supervision and treatment, the role of a nurse comes in. Nurses are responsible for caring for children in various circumstances and scenarios.

Nurse job profile
A s children's nurse is a nurse working in a children's unit whose responsibility is to care for ill and injured children. nurses provide the children with their basic medical needs and work closely with Paediatric doctors to ensure they return to good health.

Responsibilities of the nurse
Essentially, the nurse is responsible for caring for children who are sick or injured in a range of capacities. Paediatric nurses, or children's nurses, work as part of a team of medical staff involving doctors, healthcare assistants and health visitors. They are generally expected to work shift patterns, perform under pressure and think on the spot in stressful situations. Day-to-day roles and responsibilities of the nurse include:
• Planning and assessing children's nursing care requirements
• Offering guidance to parents about how to best care for their sick child
• Administering injections, medication and infusions
• Diagnosing and treating day-to-day child illnesses
• Taking samples from patients
• Checking on the condition and progress of patients
• Monitoring patients' pulse and blood pressure
• Providing emotional support to patients
• Obtaining parental consent for specific treatments
• Handling accidents and emergencies
• Supervising student nurses and junior staff
• Writing records.
• Following up on clients seen by making daily calls.
• Immunizing children as and when the need arises.

Key skills
Academic qualifications aren't everything when it comes to being a nurse. Here are some key skills you should have if you want to become a nurse:
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong judgement and observation skills
• A sensitive and empathetic nature
• Lots of patience
• Knowledge in vaccines
• Know Trend in nursing segments
• Gentle, calm and kind towards their profession.

• Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Nursing sciences.
• UNMC registered with up- to – date practicing licenses.
• At least 2 years working experience in a fast paced environment.
• Experience with working with Children is an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, May 30 2024
Duty Station: Naalya & Kisaasi
Posted: 16-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-05-2067
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