Diploma   Afghanistan, Kandahar Full Time 287
Date Posted:May 10, 2022
Reference:MSF-571
Closing Date:May 15, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Nursing
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 2 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Founded:  

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization 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.

Company Benefits:
Health Assurance

Job Summary:

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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- 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 in 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 secrets and confidentiality 

- Carry-out admission, surveillance, and follow-up of patients meaning assessment of their health state evolution, and identification of emergency situations 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 on following all appropriate protocols and procedures and ensuring teamwork 

- 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 nurses, 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 

Job Requirement:

 EDUCATION 

- Nursing diploma essential 

2/2 


EXPERIENCE 

-TB experience in a similar position is desirable 


LANGUAGES 

- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential 

- English: oral and written desirable 


COMPETENCIES 

- Commitment to MSF’s Principles: Demonstrates knowledge of and accepts MSF’s principles (L2) 

- Cross-cultural Awareness: Demonstrates an open attitude (L1) 

- Behavioural Flexibility: Accepts changes (L1) 

- Stress Management: Restrains emotional reactions and responds calmly (L1) 

- Results and Quality Orientation: Performs his/her work (L1) 

- Service Orientation: Knows and understands clients’ needs and interests (L1) 

- Planning and Organising: He/she organizes his/her work (L1) 

- Teamwork and Cooperation: Acknowledges the importance of teamwork and cooperation (L1) 

- Security Awareness and Management: Has a working knowledge of security guidelines.


Working hours

FULL TIME / SCHEDULE: 176 HOURS PER MONTH - DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE POSITION THE CANDIDATE MUST BE WILLING AND CAPABLE TO SOMETIMES WORK OUTSIDE REGULAR OFFICE HOURS

SALARY WILL BE PAID ACCORDING TO THE MSF SALARY GRID

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kandahar
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