Emergency Nurse Educator (Uganda)

Seed Global Health

About the organization

Seed Global Health (Seed) envisions a world in which every country, strengthened by a robust health workforce, is able to meet the health needs of its population.

Seed’s mission is to educate a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care with a goal of saving lives and improving health.

Seed Educators are placed as visiting faculty at academic institutions in Malawi and Uganda for one academic year, working alongside their in-country counterparts. Seed Emergency Nurse Educators contribute their multifaceted skills and experience to strengthen the quality and breadth of nursing and midwifery education and enhance the quality of clinical practice to help meet critical health education, practice, and policy priority needs.

Duties

- Participating in the development, refinement or sequencing of masters or undergraduate curricula;

- Providing evidence-based methods in classroom-based instruction to undergraduate and /or post-graduate students;

- Providing evidence-based methods for classroom, clinical, skills lab/simulation, and community-based instruction and evaluation to students, clinicians or other learners emphasizing best practices;

- Supporting formal and informal professional development and mentoring opportunities requested by partner-country faculty and clinicians;

- Facilitate training and evaluation of master trainers and first cohort of trainees in specific areas related to Maternal Neonatal Child Health (i.e. Emergency Obstetrics and Neonatal Care, Helping Babies Breathe, Helping Mothers Survive), as requested;

- Facilitating academic-clinical partnerships to develop practice improvement projects that strengthen care at the point of service and provide learning opportunities for students and clinical staff;

- If appropriate, working with national (including ministries of health and education) nursing organizations to assist in the planning, implementation and/or evaluation of policies that support the enhancement of the professions of nursing;

- Participating in meetings during Seed site visits as requested to support the planning, implementation and/or monitoring, evaluation and learning of Seed’s partnership with the host institution(s)

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve with Seed Global Health as an Emergency Nurse Educator, you must have, at minimum:

- Have availability for approximately 12 months

- Experience working with underserved populations either domestically and/or internationally

- Have experience as a nurse or midwife educator in the classroom, skills/simulation lab, and/or clinical setting

- Hold both Bachelors and Masters degrees in nursing and/or midwifery

- Have an active valid license at the time of placement (July 2021)

- At the time of deployment (Summer 2021), have at least 2 years of nursing experience following matriculation from a masters degree

- At least 3-5 years of clinical experience in Emergency Nursing

- Experience with Basic Emergency Obstetrics and Neonatal Care (preferred))

- Meet in-country work permit and licensing criteria and obtain appropriate clinical license(s) in your placement country

- Be proficient in English language

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

You will be required to upload a copy of your Nursing license and CV, complete two (2) short essay questions, and request three (3) references.

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit: https://seedglobalhealth.org/apply

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