VACANCIES: Nursing sister (8 posts) and Matron (1 post)

The University of Zimbabwe is inviting applications for the following vacant posts:

  1. CHIEF NURSING SISTER –CUM-MATRON (1 POST)

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

Applicants should:

  • Be a Registered Nurse (RGN) with midwifery with at least first degree.
    • Have a minimum of 5 Ordinary level passes including English Language, Science and Mathematics at Grade C, or better
    • Demonstrate an understanding of clinical research, and should be actively involved in student health research
    • Be highly computer literate
    • Possess a Clean Class 4 Driver’s License (an added advantage)
    • Have at least, 10 years post-qualification experience.

Duties

  • Supervision of staff: ensuring that they carry out their duties and activities properly, ethically and in a friendly manner.
    • Ensuring that the clinic is managed efficiently and all professional staff are duly registered with the relevant professional bodies.
    • Ensuring that relevant clinic Licenses are renewed on time.
    • Ensuring that the Clinic has adequate stock levels of drugs.
    • Ensuring the clinic and its environs are in a state of cleanliness.
    • Maintenance and monitoring quality provision of high quality health care systems and facilities.
    • Ensuring transparent and efficient allocation and dispensing of drugs in the clinic dispensary.
    • Ensuring accurate records of all clinic clients presenting themselves to the clinic and monitoring the trend of clinical problems.
    • Acting as a communication conduit between the Nurses and junior staff and the Directorate.
    • Facilitate research and surveys on student health problems and concerns.
    • Participating and facilitating meetings and workshops.
  • Carryout any other duties assigned by the Director of Health Services

1.2  NURSING SISTER (8 POSTS)

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

Applicants should have:

  • Must be a Registered General Nurse
    • Have at least two (2) years’ experience in a hospital setting and/city health clinic or industrial clinic setting.
    • Having a health promotion, family planning training and STI training and counselling course/training experience will be an added advantage

Duties

  • Diagnoses, treats and plans appropriate health care for clients including women’s health care, family planning and primary care as appropriate for specialists: refers clients to the session doctor and outside agencies as required.
    • Provides and prescribes medications as required.
    • Performs laboratory procedures such as venepuncture and interprets lab test results, performs HIV rapid testing and performs CD4 tests for clients.
    • Educates patients, promoting wellness, behavior change and health promotion behaviors.
    • Ordering of drugs internally and from outside agencies and maintaining stock cards.
    • Follow up of people living with HIV/AIDS (OI patients) including pre ART patients ensuring that they adhere to their treatment, offering adherence, nutrition and psychosocial counseling when necessary.
    • Communicates appropriately and effectively with the person served irrespective of their age or position.
    • Maintains staff confidentiality.
    • Maintains clients’ records and produces monthly and annual reports.
    • Attends meetings internally and externally as and when necessary.
    • Participates in educational in service trainings and seminars for health care providers and continues with education within her scope of practice.
    • Performs other duties assigned.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants must submit six copies of applications, IDs, birth certificate and CVs, giving full particulars including full name, place and date of birth and six copies of academic and professional qualifications for each set of application.

Applicants must give information on experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, names and addresses of three referees. Applications should be addressed and either hand delivered or posted to: –

DEPUTY REGISTRAR, HUMAN RESOURCES

University of Zimbabwe P O Box MP 167

Mount Pleasant HARARE

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 21 January 2022. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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