The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent international humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine.
ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophes. (ALIMA) is seeking to recruit dynamic and suitably qualified and experienced Nigerians for its Emergency Medical Response Project funded by OFDA. Recruited in Maiduguri, the ALIMA emergency team would be moving to other locations in Borno State depending to the medical needs.
1. Nursing supervisor (1)
Successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, organising and evaluation of the activities in close collaboration with his/her line supervisor/Nurse Activity Manager. The successful candidate will support in recruiting and training staff under the programme, setting up appropriate medical protocols and ensuring the procedures are to best practice.
S/He will also assist in setting up activity and ensuring all staff adhere to standard practice and hygiene procedures according to set guidelines.
Applicants should have a basic qualification in Nursing, and at least three years post qualifying experience and in possession of a valid practicing certificate. Experience working in complex/humanitarian emergencies and knowledge of local language (Hausa or Kanuri) is an added advantage.
2. Nurses (6)
Reporting to the Nursing Supervisor, successful applicants will provide nursing care, treatment and follow up of patients according to National protocols, universally accepted hygienic standards and international health standards.
ALIMA Nurses work on the frontline in ensuring ALIMA’s mission of providing quality health care delivery to marginalized and vulnerable population in conflict and humanitarian contexts is achieved. Successful candidates should have a Diploma in Nursing Sciences, and at least two years post qualifying experience and have post training experience in the provision of nutritional services to under-fives.
Candidates should possess a valid practicing certificate, and willing to develop career within a humanitarian context.
Applications clearly stating the vacancy applied should be sent to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org Or submitted at ALIMA Nigeria Office in Maiduguri: 2 Jinn Road (Off Damboa Road), next to UNHCR office
The closing date for receipt of applications is by close of business on Friday 16th June 2017.
ALIMA is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted