Junior Professional Nurse – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement

Junior Professional Nurse – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement, April 20 2024



Organization: Development for Peace Organization (DPO)

Position: Junior Professional Nurse

Location: Pinyudo Refugee Camps (Old Nuer, Agnwa, Pinyudo II, and Village 12 Health centers)


Date of Announcement: April 18, 2024

Deadline: April 29, 2024




Job Description


About the Organization
Development for Peace Organization (DPO) is an Ethiopian non-profit organization established in 2020 with a mission of striving to meet the humanitarian and developmental needs of societies regardless of race, color, religion or cultural background. We are legally registered to work in Ethiopia (Reg. 5164) as National NGO and as INGO in South Sudan (Reg. 4178), Somalia (Reg. NGOD/Moifar0422/022) and Kenya (OP.218/051/22-400/12732); it is also processing its registration in Yemen. We are currently seeking an experienced Junior Environmental Health Professional to join our mission-driven organization.
Job summary
The junior professional nurse will conduct patient triage, and provide essential medical care, including administering medications and treatments as prescribed. He/she will be responsible in outpatient and inpatient services, assisting in nursing care planning, and maintaining accurate patient records.
Additionally, He/she will collaborate closely with physicians, offer support during comprehensive health assessments, and provide clear instructions to patients on maintaining their well-being.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conducting patient triage, promptly addressing needs, or relaying detailed messages to the appropriate physician.
  • Assessing a patient’s condition, setting IVs, updating patient records, providing emotional support, and/or educating patients on how to manage their illness or injury
  • Participating in outpatient and inpatient clinics regularly,
  • Assists in planning nursing care (bed making, patient positioning, feeding, bed bath, mouth care, etc.);
  • Participate in daily rounds, recording and reporting and progress on nursing note;
  • Develops nursing care plans that meet the individualized patient needs;
  • Prepares and administers medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians;
  • Accurately observes, reports and records any complication;
  • Be aware of the five right (right medication, right patient, right route, right dose, right time);
  • Communicates accurately in oral or written reports/information to each work-related staffs;
  • Responsible for safety and welfare of clients through proper implementation of nursing procedures;
  • Follows Universal Precautions and Infection Control guidelines;
  • Maintains attendance and observes working hours, starting time, lunch period, breaks, sign-out time, etc.;
  • Managing diagnostic results retrieval, ensuring physician review, and communicating results to patients following clinic guidelines.
  • Collaborating with physicians in clinic settings, providing support as needed.
  • Offering clear and comprehensive instructions on maintaining good health during patient interactions.
  • Participating in medical rounds with physicians or other medical staff members upon request.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Reports To: Health and Nutrition Coordinator (Pinyudo Refugee Camps)

Required number: 01 (one)


Job Requirements




  •  Degree (BSC) in Nursing from an accredited Institution and has active License to practice in Ethiopia.


  • Two years of practical experience.

How to Apply


Interested and qualified candidates shall fill out this form https://forms.gle/eJ1zMbxFAqwcLMeB9  and submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable updated resume as a Merged PDF file through recruitment@devforpeace.org until April 29, 2024
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply!
Note: Use “Junior Environmental Health Professional” as the subject line of your email!
DPO is committed to diversity and inclusion in its workforce and encourages all candidates to apply to join the organization, regardless of gender, nationality, religious/ethnic heritage, or disability.
DPO has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, authority abuse, and discrimination. DPO follows the principles of UN Child Protection. As a result, all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to thorough reference and background checks, as well as being expected to conform to these standards and principles.


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