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Qualified Nurse Job in Kenya


Qualified Nurse

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

At present, MSFCH operates in three programmes locations in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan:

Location: Dagahaley, Dadaab Refugee Camp
Start date: as soon as possible
Type of contract: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Main Tasks:
  1. Ensure that quality and continuity of nursing care are respected.
  2. Know, apply and make sure universal hygiene standards and security rules are respected for medical premises, routing of patients, routing of linen. 
  3. Ensure asepsis rules during all nursing cares. 
  4. Ensure quality of the sterilization process.
  5. Compensate (or make sure that someone can compensate in the right way) patient lack of autonomy especially regarding his feeding, his personal hygiene, his movements and his comfort.
  6. Organise and carry out care and treatments according to doctor’s prescription and MSF protocols.
  7. Carry out surveillance of the patient, assessment of his health state evolution, identification of emergency situation and information of the doctor.
  8. In case of emergency, carry out first aid care and treatment according to prior written protocol done by the doctor.
  9. During medical consultations, ensure the sorting and detect priority acute cases.
  10. Carry out when necessary a therapeutic education of the patient (and family) using a patient based approach.
  11. Ensure supervision and training of a team of auxiliary nurses.
Requirements:
  • Nurse degree/diploma recognised by National Authorities.
  • MSF/NGO experience an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Somali language an asset.
Personal qualities:
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Good team player.
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope “Qualified Nurse” to:

The Medical Coordinator Deliver the application to:
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission or Field Coordinator
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603 MSF Office - Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Lavington, Nairobi

Deadline: Friday, 17th August, 2011.
Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.

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