Nurse - Africa

Employer: PAE
Location: Liberia
Job ID : 2014-14482
# Positions 36


Responsibilities:
PAE is a leading provider of integrated global mission services to the U.S. Government and its allied partners. For over fifty years, PAE has provided training, logistics, operations and maintenance services to support complex missions for customers around the world. PAE employs approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries supporting some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the world. 

PAE is currently seeking a Nurse to support our USAID, Humanitarian Assistance Program in Liberia. 

The Nurse will:
  • Assess patient needs, provide the required nursing care, and ensure comfort and well-being to those in your care.
  • Provide direct patient care in Ebola Treatment units.
  • Participate in trainings pertaining to infection control and use of protective equipment.
  • Examine, diagnose and care for patients using treatment guidelines.
  • Maintains the nursing care and personal hygiene of patients in an isolated environment.
  • Collects data relating to patients for epidemic surveillance.
  • Provide mentorship and training to community health workers and colleagues.
Qualifications:
  • Requires at least three years of recent experience working in an acute care setting.
  • Willingness to face new challenges.
  • Must have excellent communication skills in order to interact with patients, nurses, senior leadership, and clinicians on sensitive and private issues.
  • Current or recent clinical practice.
  • Must be capable of providing quality care in an extremely stressful environment.
  • Previous experience working in Africa is desired.
  • Experience traveling or living in austere environments is desired.
  • This position is located in Liberia.  Must be willing to live and work onsite in remote and austere environments.

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