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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other actors in Blantyre and environs on a cervical cancer project. MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidates for the position of:

OT NURSE ( For Cervical Cancer Project )

General duties

  • Ensure the preparation of the material and equipment (checking the quantity and quality), in the OT and carry- out the reception, transport of the patient from the preparation room to the OT and ensuring his/her installation for surgery.
  • Assist the surgeon and anaesthetist during the operation, anticipating their needs, in order to facilitate their job and helping throughout the whole process.
  • Checks vital parameters of the patient with the nurse anaesthetist.
  • Supervise and train the nurse-aids and cleaners while in the OT in following all appropriate protocols and procedures, in order to ensure the quality of the healthcare given to patients. and train NS where applicable.
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used.
  • Follow user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning of any device.
  • Participate in data and reporting.
  • Intervene in support of other services whenever needed and work particularly in close collaboration with the accident, emergency department and with obstetrics.

Contract details 

  • Fixed-term contract with intended renewal.
  • Intended starting date October.
  • Flexible to work on Roster.

Skills & Qualifications Education

  • Nursing diploma with specialisation as a theatre nurse essential. Desired Bachelor in science of Nursing.

Experience desired

  • Desirable 2 years’ experience. Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in developing countries is desirable. (experience in full time working and not as a student).

Skills needed: 

  • Fluent in English and Chichewa, both written and oral.
  • Communication skills.
  • Computer skills are an added advantage.

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, and relevant certificates of diplomas and work experience to the following addresses:

By Mail:
Medecins Sans Frontieres — France
P.O. Box 2736,


By Email: msff-blantyre-recruitment@paris.msf.org Subject Line: OT Nurse

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 opportunities 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 0994343467 as soon as possible.

Deadline to apply for this position: September 6, 2019 at 5:00PM.

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