Registered Nurse job at National Institute of Public Administration

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Vacancy title:
Registered Nurse

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

National Institute of Public Administration

Deadline of this Job:
21 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The National Institute of Public Administration [NIPA], exists under the Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1998. The Institute now seeks the services of highly motivated individuals to join its team of skilled professionals.
Administration Department
Position: Registered Nurse (01)
Job Purpose

To assist in managing and attending to health matters for staff and students at NIPA.
Reports to : Senior Nurse
Key Responsibilities:
• Identify patient care requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons able to understand the required care requirements.
• Obtain a complete medical history and do an initial assessment on the patients according to guidelines.
• Ongoing assessment of patients, updating the nursing care plan according to patient’s specific needs and execute medical orders within prescribed guidelines.
• Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
• Ensure continuous updated patient care is documented.
• Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
• Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Provide fundamental clinical nursing care.
• Provide detailed initial assessment of patient and accurate complete clinical history.
• Measure and record vital signs and regular observations.
• Maintain continuity among nursing teams (day vs. night shifts) by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Accurate administration of patient medication and adequate record keeping.
• Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
• Ensure ideal temperature is maintained in all clinic areas.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
• Assist in the preparation and transportation of patients for diagnostic procedures and referrals
• Perform any job related tasks as be assigned by the immediate supervisor
• The job duties are flexible and subject to change dependent upon operational needs.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Full Grade 12 School certificate with five ‘O’ level credits which must include Mathematics, English and Science
• Minimum Diploma in Registered Nursing
• Minimum three (3) years Proven work experience
• Excellent Interpersonal Relationship skills
• Must have a Valid Practicing Licence
• Must be Registered with the General Nursing Council of Zambia
• A specialty in midwifery is an added advantage
• Psycho-social counselling
• Adolescent sexual reproductive skills
• Demonstrate sufficient recent clinical experience in the last 12 months.
• Good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical practice, material medical, sanitation and personal hygiene.
• Basic IT skills
• Proactivity
• Honest and reliable: display of high level of integrity since he/she may be in a position to take care of patient’s personal belongings.
Location : Main Campus

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36 12:00:00 AM Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Applicants should submit their applications, attaching their Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional qualifications to the address below. Closing date for submitting applications is Friday 20th May, 2022.
Applications should be addressed to:
National Institute of Public Administration
P.O Box 31990
Dushanbe Road
Email: [email protected]