Nurse Supervisor Emergency department

Employer: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Location: Afghanistan

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary
To supervise the clinical activities and to guarantee the quality of nursing care in the emergency department. He is responsible for the HR and general management of the department.

Closing Date: 18 Sep 2015 Work Type: Full Time
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities
1) Supervises all the clinical activities in the department.
2) Ensures that the staff on duty knows, implements and follows at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control in the medical premises, ensuring high standards of hygiene in the working Environment
3) Responsible for the department-related pharmacy activities (stock and consumption monitoring) as well as maintenance of the medical equipment
4) Responsible to ensure that all the administrative procedures and documents are filled in correctly and for compiling monthly reports reflecting the activity in the department
5) Supervises the Nursing Team in Emergency department

- Knowledge of data management: Able to provide routine data analysis
- Personal and materials hygiene: Capacity to ensure adequate use of Personal Protective Equipment
- Infection prevention and control: Be able to perform a basic sterilization process
- Patient handling: Capacity to compensate patient disability (moving, feeding, toileting)

• Essential: Nursing Diploma recognised by the Afghan Ministry of Health
• Management Training Certificate
• At least 2 years’ experience working as a nurse in a hospital.
• At least 1 year working experience with MSF as Nurse.
• Intermediate level of English, good Dari oral and written, Pashto is an asset
• Very organized person able to plan his/her work in advance, autonomous and rigorous
• Motivation to work in an international/inter-cultural humanitarian context

Submission Guideline
Applicants should submit their CV + motivation letter, supporting documents and references detail before the 18th of September 2015 at 05:00pm to:
By email: Please see the email below.
Please mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

By hard copy in a sealed envelop to: MSF, Ahmad Shah Baba Hospital, D12 Kabul, Main entrance application box
Please clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your envelope

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
MSF Human Resources

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