MSF Switzerland is looking for a Nursing Team Supervisor
Main Purpose of the role:
Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning nursing and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and 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.
Apply MSF principles, protocols, values and internal regulation and adhere to the rules implemented within MSF Covid-19 Centre
Other tasks of the role:
Reporting to, communicating and collaborating with the Nursing Activity Manager in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the activities, according to the protocols and procedures Covid-19 related.
Supervise all the ICU nurses to ensure quality of care for patients and provide high level assistance to them. Maintaining patient’s confidentiality and dignity at all times and respecting the patient’s rights and conditions as well as being concerned for patient needs
Maintaining the organization of the ICU department: defining the daily and weekly programs under supervision of the Nursing Activity Manager, anticipating the needs and adapting the planning as required. Planning and delegating the tasks to his/her team members, ensuring that the tasks are accomplished and checking that staff members are respecting their work schedule. Coordinating with all services involved with nursing activities (laundry, stretcher bearers, etc.) to ensure quality and quantity of supply and timing.
Participating in medical rounds in order to know the patients and follow all ICU’s activities
Supporting nurses to have an active participation to the round providing good information on the patients and proposing nursing care interventions with appropriate IPC procedures implemented in the ICU MSF Covid-19 centre.
Supervising and supporting the team under his/her responsibility. Planning and organizing their work (areas, days, absences, visits, holidays, etc.) and coaching them in their work with special focus on following all MSF appropriate protocols and procedures covid19 related.
Ensuring the quality of care by respecting and ensuring respect of MSF procedures and proposing action plans to ensure the quality of hygiene, sterilization and respect of procedures. Evaluating the implementation of the procedures by doing regular assessments and Nurse Activity Manager when available of the assessment results and of any problems
Ensuring that staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the line manager.
Managing the department’s stock and weekly orders (pharmacy, sterilization room and cleaners’ items, stationary). Ensuring the follow up of the consumption of drugs, consumables and other medical material and equipment under his/her responsibility and ensuring that the registers are well fulfilled and kept. The Nurse Team Supervisor is in charge of temperature control of the fridge in the ICU pharmacy.
In close collaboration with the HR department, supervising the associated HR processes (training, induction, evaluation, disciplinary actions, coaching, development and communication) and ensuring that internal regulations are properly followed.
Ensuring that all the patients’ data and documents are filled in correctly and registered for compiling monthly reports reflecting the activity in the department. Participating in the collection and analysis of medical data, identifying areas causing problems and implementing the necessary measures for the improvement of the service’s functioning.
Essential Experience ICU and/or Emergency Room of minimum 2 years including at least 1 year Mandatory “internship“ with DoH
Desirable Experience in COVID case management
Desirable experience with MSF or other NGOs
Essential experience Managing/Supervisory role
Essential Bachelor in Science of Nursing; any additional diploma considered an asset
Essential Fluency in Arabic and English
Desirable basic computer skills
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.
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 to
MSFCH-MosulEast-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org or hand in your cover letter and CV in the CV box located in Nablus Hospital
Please put “Nursing Team Supervisor East Mosul” on the application.
Please do not hand in any CVs produced in shops. They will not be considered.
Handwritten CVs and cover letters are acceptable.
Only DOH staffs under DOH Ninewa and from Ninewa governorate are allowed to work in Al Salam Teaching Hospital.
In all CVS you need to clearly state your experience by writing the organisation you have worked, the duration of the employment (which year and how long) and description of the job you performed.
We recommend all applicants to write a cover letter containing an introduction of yourself, explaining why you are applying for the position, and explaining why you think you are suitable for the position.
The deadline for application is 06/10/2020.
English CVs only
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Your application will not be returned to you at any stage of the recruitment process.
MSFCH will manage COVID-19 Intensive Care Facility in the Al Salam Teaching Hospital, Mosul, in order to support DOHN’s response to COVID-19 pandemic by providing lifesaving intensive care for COVID-19 confirmed severe cases.
As a part of the MSFCH team, you will be directly exposed to potential contact with COVID-19 patients. Therefore, all interested candidates must ensure not to have any medical pre-existing condition that would make them more vulnerable in case of contamination of the virus.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. People with the following pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable to develop complications from this disease:
Age > 60 years old
Obesity and Severe Obesity – BMI >30 and ≥ 40
Cardiovascular Disease, including hypertension, coronary disease, arrhythmia, heart failure
Chronic lung disease (including asthma, COPD, TB), heavy smokers
Chronic kidney or liver disease, including Hepatitis B/C
Immunosuppression/immunocompromising conditions such as:
Bone marrow or solid organ transplant
Prolonged use of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressants