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IPD / OPD Nurse Supervisor

Date Posted: Jan 17, 2020

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other actors in Blantyre and environs on cervical cancer project.

MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidate for the position of:


General duties
  • Carry out the functions and tasks associated to his/her specialty, i.e. perform as a nurse whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
  • Implement all protocols, hygiene procedures, and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her specialty.
  • Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Carry out the IPD pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.) in his/her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring that cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any equipment malfunctions to the project biomedical services.
  • Carry-out and coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/outcome and support decision-taking.
  • Give feedback/reports to Head Nurse / Hospital coordinator.

Contract details
  • Fixed-term contract with intended renewal
  • Intended starting date: Immediately

Skills & Qualifications
  • Specialty (nurse, midwife) diploma and experience in supervision is essential.
  • Experience in obstetrics and gynaecology and SRH desirable.
  • Minimum 2 Year experience in areas of Cervical Cancer related or reproductive health preferably.
  • Desirable working experience in MSF/MOH
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Language; English and Chichewa

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of ID, work permission and relevant certificates of work experience to the following addresses:

By Email: msff-blantyre-recruitment@paris.msf.org 

Subject Line: IPD/OPD Nurse supervisor

By Mail:

Médecins Sans Frontières – France 

P.O. Box 2736,



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NOTE: Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees. : if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration at 099 434 3467 as soon as possible.”

Deadline to apply for this position: January 24, 2020 at 5:00PM

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