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Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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Registered Nursing Officer-COVID 19 Activities (Locum)

  • Job TypePart Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationHoma Bay
  • Job FieldMedical / Healthcare 

​​​​​​​Objective of the Position: The objective of this position is 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.

Tasks & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform quick triaging of patient’s and visitors presenting in the triage area and assuming responsibility for ensuring focused attention to patient’s conditions, history of traveling , contact with someone with signs and symptoms of Covid 19.
  • Inform the team in case there is a suspected case and provide emergency nursing care if needed.
  • Clinical management of patients suspected of Covid 19 in Homa Bay County Referral Hospital and other facilities.
  • Offer high quality nursing care services to patient’s admitted in Covid 19 isolation room following approved protocols and procedures:
  • Accurate and timely monitoring of vital signs, documentation using tools already in place and prompt reporting of abnormal vitals, appropriate nursing interventions for patient care.
  • Following all Covid 19 MOH/MSF SOPs
  • Completing concise reports/data collection as required including the compiling of adequate patient reports.
  • Offer quality nursing care to Covid19 patients during referrals to treatment facilities 

Qualifications & Requirements:

Education

  • Minimum of a diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing school
  • Valid practicing license from the nursing council of Kenya

Experience

  • Must have 1 year and above working experience in clinical nursing and management experience
  • Must have experience managing patients in isolation

Competencies

  • Fluent in English and Swahili,
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Able to work in strenuous condition with minimal supervision

Method of Application

If you meet the above requirements, please email your CV & motivation letter as a single file by 25th March 2021 under the subject “CASHIER” to: jobs@somalia.msf.org.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee) 

Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on msf.or.ke to apply