Nurse (A&E, ward, ICU) for EMERGENCY's Paediatric Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic

Employer: Emergency - Life Support for Civilian War Victims
Location: Central Africa Republic
Closing date: 12 Apr 2015
Background:

Working with EMERGENCY means bringing free, high-quality medical and surgical care to areas hit by conflict or complex healthcare crises. In the hospitals, First Aid Posts and Health Centres that we have built and managed in 16 different countries, we have so far treated over 6 million people, with passion and competence.
The Central African Republic ranks 180th (out of 186 countries) on the Human Development Index compiled by the UNDP (United Nations
Development Program), with a life expectancy of only 48 years. Infant mortality rate is of 112 deaths every 1,000 live births. In March 2009 EMERGENCY opened a Paediatric Centre in the capital city Bangui in order to provide healthcare to children up to 14 years of age. The Centre also organizes activities of health promotion for families, focusing on the fundamentals of hygiene and nutrition that are essential for children's health.
Scope Of Work:
EMERGENCY UK is urgently recruiting nurses - preferably specialised in A&E, ward and ICU - for EMERGENCY's Paediatric Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic.

Requirements :
  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in French;
  • Relevant professional experience - minimum of three years in a hospital setting;
  • Availability to live abroad for 3-6 consecutive months;
  • Experience in working in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work within a team under stressful conditions;
  • Willingness to adapt to clinical and operative working protocols;
  • Sense of discipline and respect for the safety rules outlined by the organization;
  • Respect of local cultures and traditions.
Employment Conditions:
  • Monthly salary;
  • Travel expenses;
  • Board and lodging;
  • Insurance;
  • Paid leave.
    Start date: ASAP
How to apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter (specifying in the subject line which position you are applying for) to recruitment@emergencyuk.org.

During the selection process you will be evaluated on the basis of your CV, cover letter, questionnaire, references and individual interview.