Operating Room Nurse - Somalia UN Jobs (South African Citizens)

Recruiter : Military Civilian
Location: Somalia , Mogadishu
Tracking Code:6764-120

Job Description


The UN Level 1+ medical facility at the UNSOS camp located within the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA) was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency medical care as well as primary care for the UN international personnel who were deployed into Mogadishu, initially, and now to all the AMISOM sector hubs across Somalia. The facility has been supporting UNSOS
and UNSOM Personnel. In addition, UNSOS has made the facility available to international personnel from other UN-Entities, Diplomatic Missions and UNSOS contracted vendors, and their respective personnel on a cost recovery basis. CHSi is seeking medical personnel and healthcare providers to support this very important UN mission in Somalia.

Services to include:

Outpatient
Emergency Surgical
10-bed inpatient capability, expand to 20
Laboratory
Pharmacy
Imaging services
Dental

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Diploma in Nursing
Post basic training in Operating Theatre nursing;
Certified as OT nurses
Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in an operating theatre setting
Fluency in English



Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for Nurse Anesthetists, Physicians and other primary care providers.

Required Skills
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Practice their specialty based on demand in their work setting.
Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients.
Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patients and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing; State Nurse Practice Act, and other governing agency regulations.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
Other duties as assigned
Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a current passport.
Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.




Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Employment Type

Full time Regular


How To Apply:
Please send resume to lucy@military-civilian.com with job title and location in the subject line