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Nurse Vacancy at Médecins Sans Frontières
Date Posted: 14/Dec/2020

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based only on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

Position: Nurse

Location: Ngala - Borno State

Médecins Sans Frontières

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, etc.)
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures

Minimum requirements:

  • Essential recognized Nurse diploma. Desirable Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGO’s
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Valid practicing licences.
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service
  • CANDIDATE APPLYING MUST HAVE A VALID NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD ISSUED BY NIMC & A BVN NUMBER

Applications must be in English and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details and ID Card.
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

Please if you meet all the minimum requirements, send your application to msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com alternatively, you can drop your Application in hard copy in our Gambaru MSF office with the subject: ‘’NURSE’’ on the envelope.

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”

Incomplete applications will be automatically discarded.

Deadline for the applications: 30th December 2020 at 12h00hrs

Notices:

  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system
  • MSF thanks all the candidates for their interest in this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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