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Nurses Vacancies at Medecins du Monde
Date Posted: 25/Jan/2019
Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide. 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Nurse
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Status: Full time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Supervisor: Medical Supervisor
Duration: 5 Months with possibility of extention
Main Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Medical Doctor Supervisor, the Nurse will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the 
Mobile clinics:
Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
Implementation of health education sessions
Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Tasks Descriptions:
Preparation of the medical site
Install the furniture and the material before the start of each mobile clinic
Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
Keep always the nurse tools clean and organized
Do the triage of the patients with the medical doctors and give an MDM number to the patients needing a medical consultation
Take weight, temperature and BP for all the patients who have been registered
Give deworming drugs to all the targeted children according to the protocol
Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
Identify medical emergencies and refer them immediately to the medical doctor
Realization of p aramedics acts including vaccination
Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing paramedics acts
Realize malaria rapid diagnostic tests according to necessity and/or prescription
Urine dipstick tests to the patients according to necessity and/or prescription
Haemoglobin test according to prescription
Make dressings according to MdM protocols
Do injections according to necessity and/or prescription
Ensure the cleaning and sterilisation of dressing material on a daily basis
Check the immunization status of the children and proceed to proper immunization of targeted children according to EPI calendar
Evaluate the right quantity of vaccines and consumables  per day
Health education sessions:
Give health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areas
Spread main messages about health education for the following topics: hygiene, safe water, nutrition, immunization (explain vaccination importance to mothers and caregivers, explain immunization schedule, ensure that all mothers or caregivers have understood adverse event following Immunization), antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, ARI, diarrhea, malaria, cholera,
Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
Perform the daily data collection regarding paramedics acts
Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the paramedics data
Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to Team Leader
Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
Qualifications and Experience and Attributes:
Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution
At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/context
Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
Diploma in Nutrition will be an additional advantage
Background/familiarity with Emergency is an added advantage.
Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.)
Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.
Application Closing Date:
8th February, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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