IPD Nurse

  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2569
Date Posted:Jul 22, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 28, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Nursing
Salary Range:27250 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting NURSE IPD for a post and to reinforce its pool of replacement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.
- Know, promote, implement and follow at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensure high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment
- Organize and carry out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, as well as assist them during consultations/ daily rounds and other medical procedures
- Ensure patients are properly received and installed in the health service. Ensures that patients with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort
- Respect medical secret and confidentiality
- Carry-out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients meaning assessment of their health state evolution, and identification of emergency situation or any deterioration
- Participate in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary
- Supervise and train nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision in their work with special focus in following all appropriate protocols and procedures and ensuring team work
- Participate in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance
- Carry-out and supervise administrative procedures and documents, ensure an appropriate written/oral handover, and report any problematic situations and cases that may arise
- Fill in all necessary registers and health files, participate in data collection and keep doctors/supervisors informed
- For ER and OPD nurse, ensure triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care when necessary and referring them to the doctor
- If applicable, identify Gender Based Violence victims and refer them to the medical team, so they can receive the necessary treatment
- Aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
- Send material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
- Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident
- Other experience in similar position desirable
- Nursing diploma essential

Job Requirement:

- Other experience in similar position desirable
- Nursing diploma essential
Salary: The gross salary for this position is 27,250 AFN (non-negotiable)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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