MAIN ACTIVITIES

Hospital nurses

  • Collaborate in the management of nursing staff.
  • Work side-by-side with national personnel for clinical activities and supervision, to improve the quality of nursing care.
  • Nursing organisation at ward level.
  • Formal and on-the-job training of national staffl.
  • Contribute to the monitoring of drugs and health supplies.
  • Cooperate in development and application of guidelines, protocols and tools for quality improvement.
  • Supervise data collection.

Public Health Nurses

  • Supervise peripheral health facilities and the outpatient, vaccination and pharmaceutical services provided
  • If present during clinical emergencies, taking part in their management and supporting the referral of critical cases.
  • On-the-job training and supervision of national staff in peripheral health facilities.
  • Supervise the management of drugs, medical supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in outreach activities and in the elaboration of information, education and communication (IEC) material.
  • Ensure that health data are collected accurately.
  • Collaborating in data collection and analysis and drawing up the necessary reports.

Requirements

  • Nursing Degree
  • Degree or Certificate in Public Health for PH nurse job positions.
  • Good knowledge of English, French, or Portuguese (depending on the destination country).
  • Professional experience in the field of intervention.
  • Preferable previous experience – working or volunteering – in fragile or low income countries.
  • Ability of adapting skills and competencies to contexts with limited resources and capacity to effectively cooperate with the national staff.
  • Availability to stay in the field for 6-12 months.

If you are interested in working with us look at our vacancies or submit your application.

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