Nurse
Medecins Sans Frontieres
Katsina, NG
12h ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Medecins Sans Frontieres's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Nurse jobs in Katsina Job Location : Katsina Deadline : August 10, 2022

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  • Main Purpose

  • Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up for children according to doctors' prescriptions, MSF protocols, universal hygienic standards and precautions, in order to ensure a good delivery of care.
  • Job Description

  • 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
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient's files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.
  • ensuring an appropriate written / oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise.

  • Participating in data collection and keeping doctors / supervisors informed .
  • 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. Fol-lowing 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
  • 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.
  • Education :

  • Essential - recognized Nurse Degree / Diploma
  • Desirable - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Experience :

  • Desirable - 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGO's
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting.
  • Languages :

  • Essential fluent in English / Hausa.
  • Competencies :

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioral Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management.
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