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18 Nov 2017

Full-time Nurses at Médecins du Monde

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Borno, Nigeria

Job Description

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.

The Job : Nurses

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Line Manager: Medical Doctor Supervisor
Line reports: N/A

Length of contract: 6 months

Possibility for extension: YES
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts.

JOB TASKS

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

I. TASKS DESCRIPTION:

  • 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 paramedics 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

PROFIL REQUIRED:

  • Certify Nurse
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • FlexibilityTeam player

How To Apply

please submit: a two page curriculum vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above. If possible, please send all the above in one document – MS Word or PDF. Also, write the job title and your name in the subject line.

Send CVs to [email protected]

Only applications by email will be considered
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
We are unable to accept phone calls.
Information:
Starting date: ASAP
Place of office: Maiduguri
We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
Please notice that if you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

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Job Categories: Health care Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Medecins Du Monde jobs and Nurses jobs. Salaries: N200000-300000.

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