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UN Vacancies for Registered Nurses
Date Posted: 18/Aug/2017
The United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN) serves as a global platform for sharing experiences and good practices in social development that aim to assist Governments, UN agencies and Civil Society in the development of social development policies and practices. UNSDN was launched in August 2012 by the Division for Social Policy and Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
 
In pursuit of an inclusive society that ensures no one is left behind, UNSDN aims to contribute to raising awareness of social development initiatives among stakeholders, including academia, civil society and the private sector, creating a dynamic social development network, and reaching out to the public by sharing knowledge, skills, and tools.
 
At this time the Social Development Network in affiliation with other UN agencies presently require the services of experienced and dynamic candidates for the following positions listed below:-
 
Posting Title: Chief Nurse, P-3
Job Code Title: CHIEF NURSE
Duty Station: MULTIPLE
 
Responsibilities:
Within limited delegated authority, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring smooth day to day functioning of the walk-in clinic at the UN Medical Facility and arrange appointments for medical exams of mission personnel. Design and implement outreach programs for mission personnel. Liaise with local hospitals to secure treatment of staff in these facilities preventive and promotive medical programs.
 
Conduct medical orientation for incoming mission staff. Arrange first aid training for mission personnel. Prepare monthly medical reports. 
 
Medico Administrative Duties: Assist the Chief Medical Officer in coordinating medical evacuations/repatriations Identify supplies and equipment requirements for the clinic and with approval of the Chief Medical Officer raise requisitions accordingly. Liaise with the Procurement Supply section for this. Provide support to the satellite clinics and ensure regular medical supplies.
 
Supervisory Duties: Supervise the nursing staff at mission headquarters and satellite clinics to ensure smooth functioning of the clinic. Assist the Chief Medical Officer in preparing Performance Appraisal Reports of nursing staff in the clinic. Ensure periodic upgrading of medical skills of nursing staff. Perform other related duties as required.
 
Competencies
Professionalism: Knowledge and experience in clinical nursing.
Planning and Organising: Ability to establish priorities and to plan and coordinate own work plan.
Commitment to continuous learning: Initiative and willingness to keep abreast of new skills in the nursing field.
Technology Awareness: Knowledge of relevant medical software packages.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively.
 
Education
Registered Nurse who is a graduate of either an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program (University) or an accredited Diploma Program (4 years). Certificates in ECG, CPR or Basic Life Support is an asset.
 
Work Experience
At least 5 years of experience in the general nursing/intensive care with some experience in health administration. Experience of UN peace keeping operations and familiarity with relevant UN administrative policies and procedures is highly desirable.
 
Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French; knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.
 
HOW TO APPLY
This is an online recruitment process, applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application. In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, and work experience. Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subjected to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application. The positions listed are available in the following duty stations: -Geneva, Copenhagen, Beijing, New York and Hong Kong.
 
Interested and qualified applicants should send their detailed Resumes/Cvs to recruitment@un-sdn.org on or before 24th of August 2017. The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8).
 
REMUNERATION
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. Annual salary ranges from US$110,000.00 to US$250,000.00 for respective positions.
 
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS

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