Nursing Jobs in Nigeria 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.

Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Maternity Supervisor
Location:
Jahun General Hospital, Jigawa
Main Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning midwifery according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.
  • Maintain a high level of organization of all the services
  • Ensure that all patients in the unit are treated with dignity and respect at all time
  • Ensure MSF protocol and policies are respected
  • Supervise and organize the daily activities
  • Participate to clinical work when needed

Required Skills and Conditions

  • Midwifery + nursing diplomas (valid registration with midwifery and nursing councils of Nigeria)
  • Compassionate, flexible and committed personality
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa
  • Flexibility in tasks and working hours.
  • Strong work ethics
  • Communication skills with people from broadly diverse backgrounds.


Job Title: Nurse Anaesthetist
Location:
Jahun General Hospital, Jigawa
Main Responsibilities

  • Anesthetic care in Operation Theatre and recovery room, resuscitation acts in the hospital, and assistance of Anesthetist Doctor as needed.
  • Pre-operative assessment.

Required Skills and Conditions

  • A diploma in anesthesia essential
  • Communication skills with people from broadly diverse backgrounds.
  • Compassionate, flexible and committed personality
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa
  • Flexibility in tasks and working hours.

Skill Desired:

  • Self-directed, strong critical thinking skills, a good listener, non judgmental, strong clinical skills, able to adapt in already running program

Contract:

  • 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required. Availability for shifts up to 12 hours, night or day is required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, copies of Diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk). With reference (Maternity Supervisor Jahun) via:  
[email protected]

Note

  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • 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 benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

Application Deadline  22nd November, 2016.

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