Jobs for Nurses and Midwives at Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Job Title:  Nurses

Job Description

  • . Ensure the implementation of the Obstetric/VVF program in Jahun and work toward delivery of quality care in the VVF area in accordance with MSF protocol
  • . In collaboration with MoH and MSF, improve the care in patient stay during pre and post operative period in readiness for discharge
  • . Observe and respect the MSF charter and adhere to the work schedule as per roster
  • . Treat the patient with care and respect, providing good quality care and ensuring privacy and confidentiality
Required Skills and Conditions
  • . Nigerian Registered Nursing Qualification with minimum of 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation
  • . Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care
  • . Fluent in spoken and written english and hausa
Work Location
Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State
Contract
208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

Job Title:  Midwife

Job Description

  • . Ensure all drugs, material and equipment are available at the beginning and end of the shift to enable work to be performed safely
  • . Ensure health education on a regular basis to the inpatients
  • . Apply waste management procedure of Accidental Blood Exposure
  • . Maintain the ward in a clean and hygienic state
  • . Maintain accurate data and record information in OPD register and/or patient charts at all times
  • . Document all care thoroughly and ensure continuity of care through handover
Required Skills and Conditions
  • . Midwife qualification with minimum of 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation
  • . Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care
  • . Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program
  • . Fluent in spoken and written english and hausa (preferably)
Work Location
Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria)
Contract
  • Full time, unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible
  • 208 working hours per month and night on call duty.
  • Roster flexibility required

How to Apply

Submit your CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: [email protected]
Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.
Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefited from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

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