Two (2) Nurses Supervisor SC/Pedia – The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement

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The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement, April 18, 2023

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Job Overview

Organization: The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

Position: Two (2) Nurses Supervisor SC/Pedia

Employment: Full Time

Location: Afder Zone, Woredas: Hargele, Elkare and Barey, Somali

Experience Level: Mid Level (3 Years)

Number of Positions: Not Specified

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Date of Announcement: April 17, 2023

Deadline: April 27, 2023

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Job Description

MISSION AND MAIN ACTIVITIES

Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning nursing and the team associated (ALIMA and MoH teams), according to ALIMA values, national and ALIMA policies, protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.

  • Ensuring high quality nursing care, proper functioning of the ALIMA supported hospital and services under his/her supervision,  and the continuity of general medical care provided for patients according to National and  ALIMA Nursing Guidelines, standards and protocols.

  • Defining nursing objectives, developing/amending nursing guidelines and protocols and collaborating with the MoH supervisors to achieve training objectives and empowerment of supervisors. Ensuring the respect of patient interest and autonomy and the proper implementation and adherence to National and ALIMA protocols, standards and procedures.

  • Carry out the functions and tasks associated with nursing i.e. perform as a nurse whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.

  • Supporting MoH supervisors to organize and coordinate the activities of the teams (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.

  • Regularly auditing and ensuring the maintenance of and adherence to infection control standards within the supported health facilities.  Keeping a safe environment, intervening and alerting the PMR and MoH responsible for facilities in case of security incidents and hygiene concerns in the hospital.

  • Supporting the MoH supervisors in supervising the facilities, departments, services and team under his/her responsibility (IPD, SC, OPD, MHNTs, Health center, Health post …) and following up unit activities with the supervisors. Participating at rounds, attending meetings and facilitating collaborations.

  • Planning and supervising, with the support of the HR department, the associated HR processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, motivation, development and internal communication) of the nursing staff in the project and other staff under his/her responsibility, in order to ensure having the appropriate team in terms of size, capabilities and skills.

  • Ensuring efficient management of the pharmacy (ensuring the weekly orders are done to avoid exceptional orders, managing expired items and regular inventories)

  • In coordination with the project biomedical / logistic service supervising the appropriate use of medical devices and anticipating and communicating future needs.

  • Coordinating with logistics and the MoH facility responsible to ensure that the infrastructure is maintained in good condition, ensuring appropriate staff and support equipment.

  • Carry-out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision taking

  • Ensuring proper and timely data collection from people assigned to and assists in the analysis of monthly data for medical and nutrition activities under his/her responsibility. Prepares the monthly nursing and hygiene SitReps. Reviewing all nursing incident reports and intervenes when necessary.

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement 2023

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Job Requirements

Training/Education:

BSc/Diploma in Nursing with experience in IPD and healthcare supervision;

Experience:

3 years of comparable experience for BSc holder preferably in humanitarian context; in clinical work Comprehensive knowledge, experience in primary health care system, experience in pediatric and inpatient feeding is an advantage;

Relevant experience in OPD consultation, inpatient care, mobile clinics, nutrition (OTP and SC), management of emergencies and facilitation of referral;

Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitating training;

Relevant experience in the delivery of clinical procedures (assisted delivery and others).

Skills:

  • Ability to prescribe medications for the patient in more efficient and effective way

  • Ability to performing rapid diagnostic procedures and others

  • Ability to work independently and quickly take up a position;

  • Analytical skills and critical thinking;

  • Extremely flexible, able to work independently, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations;

  • Budget, logistics and human resource management skills;

  • Interest in and ability to work in a team;

  • Ability to live and work in localities often far from capitals, located in rural areas and often poorly covered in terms of security, medical, social and leisure;

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to prescribe medications for the patient in more efficient and effective way;

  • Ability to performing rapid diagnostic procedures and others;

  • Ability to write a report in English on weekly, monthly bases;

  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint;

  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking ability;

  • Collaborative attitude with colleagues, work team and external partners;

  • Ability to work with a broad spectrum of people from different cultural backgrounds;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Flexible with ability to cope with stressful situations and challenging conditions with limited resources;

  • Sense of organization and rigor;

  • Ability to adapt, diplomacy and patience;

  • Strong listening skills;

  • Ability to work under pressure.

Languages:

  • English Speaking, reading and writing, mandatory.

  • Knowledge of a local language (Somali and Oromo) is an asset

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Vacancy Announcement 2023

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How to Apply

 APPLICATION PROCEDURE

If you are interested, please send your application composed of none returnable CV, a Covering Letter with “Nurse Supervisor SC/Pedia” written in the subject line, and three references, to the following email address: recruitment@ethiopia.alima.ngo

Deadline: 27th April 2023 before 5:00pm

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be communicated and the selection process includes a technical test and an interview

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