International Rescue Committee Job Vacancies 2018 for Nurse NGO

International Rescue Committee Job Vacancies 2018 for Nurse NGO

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Working under the guidance and supervision of the Head Nurse, the nurse will be directly responsible for;

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with specific conditions as prescribed by the clinician.
  • Identify and manage as appropriate, treatment plans for patients at risk of developing long-term conditions.
  • Supervise incentive staffs working in the specific ward
  • Prepare for and assist the doctors during the rounds and whenever required.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented in the patient’s charts.
  • Perform bedside nursing.
  • Escort patient to other referral hospital when necessary.
  • Do hospital coverage and on-call as required.
  • Conduct regular training session for refugee staff on basic nursing care/management of various ward cases and charting.
  • Give health education to patients and clients
  • Compile and submit monthly reports.
  • Monitor and supervise proper usage of supplies.
  • Maintain equipment in good condition and submit regular inventory report of the same.
  • Ensure that all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly recorded as they occur.
  • Supervise incentive staff working in RH and EPI at a designated clinic.
  • Assist the CO during the running of a clinic and whenever required.
  • Together with the C.O organize for adequate clinic coverage when required.
  • Carry out any other additional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Key Result Areas:

  • Ability to provide overall leadership at the assigned ward or department.
  • Ensure timely and quality health care services to refugees
  • Maintain accurate inventory and ensure rational use of medical supplies and drugs

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing from KMTC or recognized nurse training institution
  • Be registered and have a valid license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Required Experience & Competencies

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  • At least 2 years working experience in a busy hospital setup.
  • Computer literate
  • Team player and cultural sensitivity is required.
  • Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage).
  • Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

To apply follow link below; https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1029

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