NURSING OFFICER II. - 30 POST

Employer: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)    Assess patient’s condition, plan, implement, document and evaluate individualized care using appropriate nursing model and according to the hospital nursing policy;
(ii)    Provide care according to pathos-physiological process of diseases and scientific rationales;
(iii)    Order drugs from pharmacy and ward equipment from stores;
(iv)    Ensure all drugs and other treatments are given to the patients as prescribed and observe any adverse condition;
(v)    Maintain a professional friendly atmosphere and create a dignified environment;
(vi)    Maintain Therapeutic relationships with patients, their relatives and visitors to enhance the patient’s quality of life, dignity and the good standing of the hospital;
(vii)    Ensure safe care and custody of patients’ property in accordance with the hospital policy;
(viii)    Report any accident/incident, loss or theft to the Senior Nursing Officer and complete necessary statements promptly;
(ix)    Maintain  Health  and  Safety  at  work  by  ensuring  that  infection prevention and control principles are followed;
(x)    Carry out research on nursing services and implementing the results to improve nursing services;
(xi)    Adhere to the prescribed inpatients and outpatients’ treatment manual and procedures;
(xii)    Critically analyzes nursing/midwifery care to determine appropriate interventions for clients/patients;
(xiii)    Follow hospital policy in respect of custody and administration of all drugs, with special observation to DDA drugs;
(xiv)    Supervise the provision of care and documentation by all health workers working under his/her supervision;
(xv)    Supervise and train subordinates on patients’ care and management of  equipment and supplies;
(xvi)    Plan and allocate human and other resources as appropriate;
(xvii)    Develop and maintains an updated Human Resource needs profile
(xviii)    Translate and implement health policies in nursing activities;
(xix)    Conduct clinical teaching to nurse/midwifery students rotating in your unit; and
Perform any other duties and responsibilities within scope of practice as assigned by his/her superiors from time to time.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized University or Institution plus successful completion of internship and must be registered by the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PMGSS 6.1

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