Operating Room Nurse - Kosovo

Recruiter: Military-Civilian
Location: Kosovo
Tracking Code: 7318-120

Job Description: Candidates can be from any NATO nation but must hold a license in a European Union country.

Candidates will be provided housing at Camp Film City outside of Pristina Kosovo. This is not a family accompanies assignment. Rotation for most of the staff will be 120 days on and 30 days off.


CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.



CHSi will provide a medical clinic for the provision of NATO Role 2 level medical care (Damage Control Resuscitation & Damage Control Surgery) in KOSOVO. The Role 2 will support a multinational population of military and civilian personnel. Providing emergency and surgical care, with telemedicine support as well as a full complement of ancillary medical services.

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 CHSi is recognized.

Required Skills


Accredited to a recognized EU/North American standard or proven equivalent national qualification

Diploma in Nursing

Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Operating Room Nurse.

Hold and maintain a current unrestricted government issued license

Certifications in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Proficient in speaking, writing and reading English


Specialized training as an Operating Room Nurse


Promote and restores patients’ health by collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients and supervising assigned team members.

Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients.

Promote patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

Assure 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.

Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Ensure 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.

Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; and verifying receipt of supplies.

Maintain staff by orienting new hires, training employees, maintaining a safe, secure and legal work environment and developing personal growth opportunities for nursing personnel

Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, appraising job results, and coaching/mentoring, counseling and disciplining employees.

Develop, coordinate, and enforce company policies, procedures and initiatives

Maintain quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards, analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems, identifying trends and recommending system improvements.

Assist with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.

Operate personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.

Comply with all applicable CHSi standards and guidelines.

Attend and participate in a variety of meetings.

All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.

Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.

Other duties as assigned.


Must have a valid, current Driver’s License.

Must have a current Passport.

Proof of proficiency in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.

Shall demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHSi Medical Management System software.


Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHSi 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.

Please send resumes to lucy@military-civilian.com with the job title in the subject line.