Assistant Nurse

  French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 944
Date Posted:Jun 21, 2017
Closing Date:Jun 24, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:


The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:

Assist Radiologist & Jr. Radiologist in performing procedures, maintaining safety, discipline & professional attitude in ultrasound & CT section; beside this measure and note patient’s vital signs and give medication as ordered by radiologist.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1- Assist in all ultrasound procedures including all interventional procedures performed by Radiologist & Jr. Radiologist
2- Ability to read & understand radiology request for ultrasound & CT procedures
3- Use equipment as per manufacturer’s recommendation and ensure compliances with safety policies
4- Escort and assist patients in ultrasound & CT following safety regulations
5- Ensure previous record is available before starting the procedure
6- Maintain cleanliness in ultrasound room & CT preparation room as per hospital standards and infection control Policies
7- Logs ultrasound procedures performed in register
8- Provide oral instructions/information to patients and attendants
9- Ability to measure routine vital signs of patients and record the same
10- Prepare & ensure supplies in room as per procedure requirement
11- Ensure informed consent procedure is completed before starting the procedure
12- Give bedpans and urinals to patients and empty, clean, dry and replace the same following patient care procedures.
13- Any other task assigned by supervisor.
14- Work may involve staying back after normal working hours or overnight in the department

Job Requirement:

Nursing diploma/degree registered with the relevant entities i.e. MoPH/MoHE

Demonstrate positive and receptive attitude to those in authority

Demonstrate polite and courteous behavior at all times

Ability to communicate in Dari & English.

Ability to give oral instructions/information to patients and attendants.

Ability to understand and use the metric system in related aspects of patient care

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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