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Medical Referral Nurse Job in Garissa Kenya

Position: Medical Referral Nurse 

Responsible to: Medical Referral Officer


Closing date:
 14th July, 2011

The Organization

Handicap International (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

The Position

The Medical Referral Nurse will be responsible for the implementation of Medical referral project, overseeing the rehabilitation workshop supported by HI in Garissa and auditing of Medical services offered to Refugee patients in Garissa over day, night, public holidays and weekend shift as scheduled on the duty roster prepared by Medical Referral Officer.

He/she is responsible for
  • Ensuring the smooth flow of services for patients and relatives in and outside the centre.
  • Participating to the project development and share lessons learnt.
  • Ensuring proper hygiene is maintained in the centre.
Qualifications and skills required:

  • Diploma in Nursing or any relevant qualification from a recognized.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s relevant working experience in health projects, preferably with an international humanitarian organization.
  • Experience with refugees in hardship areas will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of Ms office software and internet
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work as a team
  • He/she must be flexible and have respect for other people’s culture and beliefs.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English, Kiswahili.
  • Somali will be an added advantage.
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees and their current contacts) by email to: so as to reach on or before 14th July, 2011 5.00pm.

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Medical Referral Nurse position”

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Any kind of lobbying on behalf of applicants or canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

Important Notice

It has come to our attention that there are some fraudulent advertisements circulating on behalf of Handicap International. Be fully aware that Handicap International Does Not request for any fees from applicants during the application and/or induction process.

Any occurrence of this kind is to be reported without delay to for further action.

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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