Nurse vacancy from marie stopes Ethiopia

Vacancy announcement

Clinical Nurse

Job Description:

We want individuals who support our mission of eliminating unsafe abortion by 2030 and who work with us to build an enabling environment to increase access to safe services everywhere. We expect all team members to share our vision and commitment to achieving our mission whilst promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all clients and colleagues.


Under general supervision by the MSIE Centre Coordinator, Centre Head, Centre Manager/OPD, the incumbent performs nursing duties ensuring efficient delivery and client/patient care in accordance with accepted standard medical practice and professional codes of conduct.



Provides nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures

Performs nursing interventions such as taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection

Administers medication and observes and documents therapeutic effects

Provides pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care

Monitors patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consults with appropriate members of healthcare team

Provides reproductive health/family planning education to individuals and their families.

Safe Abortion Nurse Role

Conducts safe abortion of pregnancies upon request and/or occasioned by medical, economic, or social reasons;

Supplies to patients various forms of pregnancy termination procedures (pills, implants, injection, MVA procedures, drainage, etc.,) upon instructions by gynecologist;

Carries out emergency treatment of pregnant women to stop symptoms such as bleeding, vomiting and nausea;

Provides counselling on preventing unwanted pregnancies; correct use of pregnancy termination procedures;

Instrument Nurse Role:

Prepares all surgical instruments, sets and medical supplies required for operation in accordance with accepted standards,

Assists doctors intra-operatively (as a Scrub Nurse, Circulating Nurse, etc.) and makes the instruments ready for other operations as required.

Ensures proper receipt, storage, safe keep, issuance and timely placement of orders of surgical instruments and medical supplies for theatre by pre-establishing re-order level and regular replenishment of enough stocks.

Operation Theatre/Scrub Nurse Role:

Prepares patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing the patients’ operative areas, weighs, lifts, turns, and positions patients; shaves patients prior to operations;

Assists in surgery by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, assisting surgical teams with gowns and gloves and passing instruments to surgeons

Cleans and sterilizes the operating room and instruments.

Supervises patients’ exercise routines,

Sets up and provide leisure activities for patients,

Accompanies patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Transports patients by wheelchair or stretcher for treatment or surgery

Carries messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments

Makes beds and maintains patients’ rooms

Antenatal Care Nurse Role:

Takes blood pressure, temperature and pulse of pregnant women throughout their pregnancy as part of regular follow-up;

Carries out laboratory tests of patients as part of evaluation of health conditions of pregnant women with unusual diagnosis and reports to gynecologist

Provides counseling to those pregnant women having physiological or social difficulties.

Observes or monitors pregnant women’s status and documents patient care on charts;

Administers first aid in emergency situations;

Administers suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas

Performs other procedures as directed by supervisor

Related Duties/Tasks

Ensures the maintenance of high-level standards and applies universal precautions to prevent infection (e.g. HIV/AIDS) from blood or other body fluids of patients

Accounts for all assets under his/her custody during regular stock taking and audit as and when required.

Prepares and submits periodic reports as required.

Maintain inventory of supplies; accounts for all assets under his/her custody during regular stock taking and audit as and when required.

Prepares and submits periodic reports as required.

Make an on-time report for the clinical incident happened in the center as per the guideline of MSIE.

Performs related tasks as required

Job Requirements:


Qualification Requirements


BSc/Diploma in Nursing


Two Years’ for BSc and four years for Diploma

A.    Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

Good Communication and Interpersonal skills

Conscious of Government, MSI and MSIE regulations

Ability to make logical and timely decisions

Counseling skill

Awareness of concepts and strategies of quality care


Number of Position: (03)

Duty Station: Arada MCH, Addis Ababa & Jimma

Type of Employment: Permanent

Salary:  As per MSI Ethiopia Reproductive Choice Salary Scale

How To Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

Talent Acquisition and Development Department, MSI Ethiopia Reproductive Choices through the following e-mail address:






2 responses to “Nurse vacancy from marie stopes Ethiopia”

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    Ousman ali

    How are you doing I am Ousman ali from wollo ethiopia I were graduated by surgical nursing from University of Gondar

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