Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Registered Nursing Officer-COVID 19 Activities (Locum).

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  • Job Title: Registered Nursing Officer –COVID 19 Activities-Locum Position
  • Duty Station: Homa Bay

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries.

MSF France in Homa Bay is launching a locum pool recruitment for the position of a Registered Nursing Officer-COVID 19 Activities. The successful candidate will report to the IPC Manager.

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

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to email a motivation letter and updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file by 15 th March 2021 to msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org and mention on the subject line “Registered Nursing Officer-COVID 19 Activities”. Or send your application to MSF France, Homa Bay P. O. Box 881 – 00403. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee. We will not reply to questions about the position. All necessary information can be found in this vacancy announcement.

https://msf.or.ke/en/ads/registered-nursing-officer-covid-19-activities

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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