Emergency Nurse , Yemen

Employer:International Medical Corps
Emergency Nurse
International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs, seeks candidates for the position of ****Emergency Nurse****in Yemen.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical,
nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Program Overview: 
International Medical Corps has been present in Yemen for three and is quickly growing. To date the programmatic focus has been on nutrition with comprehensive acute malnutrition programming in three key locations across the country. However, the community-based acute malnutrition program is now complemented by developmental nutrition focused projects related to micronutrients, governance, capacity building and advocacy. Increasingly the focus is shifting towards health programming in primary care, reproductive health and mental health. Additionally, large-scale community-based WASH programming will be starting this year. The International Medical Corps Yemen country program is a dynamic and expanding organization with a strong team and the need for solid technical staff that are motivated and willing to work in a challenging environment, with an opportunity to develop a durable country program.

• Provide direct patient care in diagnostic and treatment in emergency primary healthcare in case of absence of local health care providers • Identify the educational needs of community health workers and supervise on daily basis. • Monitor and supervise health care delivery by local counterparts and community health workers. • Ensure that patients have up to date patient cards and are accurately registered and recorded for reporting and case management. • Ensure aggressive drug management (stockage, disbursement, warehousing, and reconciliation). • Oversee clinic staff and ward management. • Teach basic sanitation and public health; theory of disease causation; treatment and prevention; disease diagnosis and drug treatment of common diseases; community nutrition; techniques for the identification of the malnourished child, treatment and growth monitoring, MCH and ANC. • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

“To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.”

• Minimum clinical nursing degree; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health. • Experience in overseas programs relating to primary health care, communicable diseases; experience in maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS is useful. • Minimum of 3 years of experience required, of which 1 year should be of developing country experience or resource deprived environment. • Previous NGO experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Will have excellent communications skills, both oral and written. • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently. • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations. • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively. • Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources. • Must be able to speak English fluently.

Other Relevant Information (if applicable):

• Ability to speak Arabic a plus • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language. • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players

****CONDITIONS****• Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization • Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization • Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process • While performing duties of the job, the employee frequently works in precarious and remote places. The employee is usually employed in areas of civil strife, which often

How to apply: Please go to: Emergency Nurse and follow the instructions for applying online.

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