EMAT Nurse – WFP
World Food Programme (WFP) Ethiopia September 16, 2022 – September 29, 2022
(WFP) is looking for qualified applicants for the following open positions.
Job Title: EMAT Nurse
Salary: Company’s Scale.
Place of Work: Jijiga, Dire Dawa, Adama, Dessie, Gonder and Semera, Ethiopia
Responsibilities:Respond to medical emergency cases calmly, efficiently, and promptly providing quality lifesaving emergency medical care.Providing evidence-based, quality primary health care in consultation with EMAT doctors for common illnesses providing appropriate treatment, performing basic rapid lab tests with available rapid test kits or working with the lab technician, and dispensing prescribed medication and minor procedures for staff and eligible dependentsConduct referrals cases needing specialized treatment in coordination with the EMAT doctors, working closely with all involved in the referral, including liaison nurses, family, HR and Admin.Stock management and maintaining all pharmaceutical and medical equipment in the clinic in good work condition at all times and sending timely and accurate reports.Provide medical administrative logistic and procurement-related activities including but not limited to, sharing confidential medical reports to authorized persons, supporting staff in accessing further medical care within their duty station and in insurance processes, and facilitating medical procurement and supplies locally or from the country office.Manage the clinic’s daily activities, preparing and submitting timely and accurate reports including consultations, referrals, EMAT activities, and inventory reports.Provide Covid19 mitigation measures and support including, information sharing, screening, testing with RDT kits, medical support for confirmed cases in hospitals and isolation, vaccination of staff and dependents, distribution of personal protective equipment and reporting to EMAT doctor and project manager and sub-office.Attending relevant internal EMAT/WFP meetings and external meetings and representation as requested with appropriate guidance.Perform entry medical examination for new recruits either complete or partial in consultation with EMAT doctors and submit accurate reports.Participate in wellness campaigns like screening for cardiovascular diseases, wellness screening and vaccinations and other wellness activities.Proper documentation for all EMAT consultations and other activities and protect the privacy and confidentiality of all patient information in accordance with WFP privacy policies, procedures, and practices, and in accordance with general principles of professionalism as a health care provider.Participate in education and training for all staff, other doctors and nurses and provide relevant training as requested including but not limited, to occupational health and safety, personal protection against communicable diseases like COVID19, first aid training, and vaccination among others.Conduct nutrition assessment and counseling for both WFP staff and their dependants at least twice per year.Advice and support WFP staff and their dependants to take general health check-ups at least once per year.
Degree in Registered Nursing, public health officer degree or higher with a valid practicing license.Knowledge of specialized nursing practices and methods gained through relevant technical training and experience.BLS, ACLS/ALS, PHTLS training and certification is an added advantageAbility to respect and maintain confidentiality.Ability to make independent, precise decisions requiring speed and sound judgment.Ability to manage medical emergency situations with limited resources.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, volunteers, the community and a wide range of agencies and professionals.Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation).Ability to communicate effectively with people of both genders and diverse national and cultural backgrounds.Skills in designing and delivering training/information sessions on a number of subjects and the ability to adapt those to different audiences.Knowledge of specialized common business practices and methods gained through relevant technical training and experience.Time management.Accurate, dependable, and able to retain composure during emergency situations.Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.Ability to make independent, precise decisions requiring speed and sound judgment.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, volunteers, the community and a wide range of agencies and professionals.Ability to make independent, precise decisions requiring speed and sound judgment.Ability to manage medical emergency situations with limited resources and supervision.Excellent clinical knowledge and skills.Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation).Ability to communicate effectively with people of both genders and diverse national and cultural backgrounds.Skills in designing and delivering training/information sessions on a number of subjects and the ability to adapt those to different audiences.
Minimum 5 years of experience in nursing, of which at least 3 years should be in a capacity directly relevant to the current position, preferably in a UN medical service or equivalent humanitarian environment. How to apply
Interested applicants, who fulfill the above requirement, can submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to: 👇
Application Deadline: 29, September, 2022.