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Nurse for Suspect / Positive Covid-19 cases

Posted 21 days ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO
Deadline:22/7/2020
MSF Switzerland is looking for Nurse for suspect / positive Covid-19 cases to provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of suspected and positive patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted Population. Furthermore, to trace the contact of the suspect cases and patients 
Main tasks of the role:  
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times
  • Ensure the distribution of masks, gloves if required
  • Give advice and promote proper social distance and all the precaution needed among the staff to avoid to get infected 
  • Support MSF workers hospitalized for COVID by ensuring they receive medications prescribed by the DoH Medical Doctor in charge of the facilities
  • Participate in health education of MSF workers infected and of their family 
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents by ensuring that all the staff under quarantine is using the temperature chart
  • Make contact with MSF staff in quarantine at least once a day to ensure they are following the rules: not going out, take the temperature and all the other measures describe in the document for quarantine
  • Reporting to the Project Medical Referent /Hospital Director support, any issues related to breach of the quarantine rules
  • Any other tasks requested by the Project Medical Referent/Hospital Director support or by the PMR /HD support 
  • Trace the contacts of the suspects/positive staff, reporting the case to  the referral doctor and the PMR support
  • Direct the suspected case for the test and ensure that the test was done 
  • Report the result of the test to referral  doctor and the PMR/HD support  
  • MSF Specific Context Accountabilities: 
  • Carry out assessments on IPC (Infection Prevention Control) in medical structures.
  • Participate to IPC training for all aspects related to paramedical activities

Requirements:
  • Essential: recognized Nurse Degree/ Diploma - Desirable Bachelor in Science of Nursing and specialization in ER
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGO’s
  • Desirable previous experience in emergency interventions
  • At least 1 year experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH 
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training
  • Competences: Highly desirable previous experience in IPC (Infection Prevention Control).
  • Desirable English
  • Fluency in Arabic, and Kurdish is an asset
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognised state-diploma is required.
  • For applicants registered under DOH Ninewa, a non-objection letter should be provided only if the staff is selected. 
We offer
  • Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
  • The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & DoH Card

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