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Nurses - COVID Response (20 Posts)

Date Posted: Jan 13, 2021

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.

 

MSFF is looking for its Blantyre Coordination office:



Position: NURSES - COVID RESPONSE (20 POSITIONS)



Workplace
                     :        Blantyre- QECH

Type of contract           :        3 month Fixed term contract with possible extension

Start date                       :        Immediate

 


Main purpose of the position

Providing 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


Main responsibilities

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency or deterioration
  • Coordinate care for patients, triage patients, and work collaboratively with the doctors or clinical officers, fellow nurses, and other staff.
  • Nurse will work closely with other employees in different positions: nurses, CO’s, laundry workers and watsan agents, from both MSF and MoH
  • Screening and triaging of patients suspected of Covid – 19
  • Isolating suspected cases and providing
  • Linkage of convid suspects cases for counselling services
  • Adhering to the schedule developed to ensure good coverage of covid-19 services
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures


Requirements

Education:                 Diploma in Nursing

Language:                  Local Language and able to speak English

Experience:                 Essential previous working experience of at least three years in relevant jobs.

                                    Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.

Knowledge:               Computer Literacy (Excel, Word). Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council.



How to apply


Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates

Deadline for submission of application:  15th January  2021

Application should be submitted to:

Coordinator Human Resources

Médecins sans Frontières France

Po Box 2736

Blantyre

Malawi


E-mail address:
msff-lilongwe-recruitment@paris.msf.org


With in object
: 202012_NURSE- COVID RESPONSE



NOTE
:   Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity employer: all applicants will be equally considered under the same criteria and expectations. MSF 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 on 0992 962 251 or email: msff-lilongwe-recruitment@paris.msf.org as soon as possible.


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  • Location
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    20
  • Apply Before
    16 Jan, 2021

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