Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) needs Bilingual Nurse

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional grouping with 15 Member States in West Africa (three landlocked and one island) with a population of about 300million and an annual economic growth rate of around 6%. The ECOWAS Commission
is one of the eight Regional Economic Communities supporting the African Union to coordinate the implementation of continental and regional integration and development programmes in the West African region.
We are currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:  Job Title: Bilingual Nurse


We are currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Bilingual Nurse

Location: 
Abuja
Institution: ECOWAS Parliament
Directorate: Directorate of Administration & Finance
Grade/Step : G4-1
Duration: Contract
Supervisor: Medical Officer
Supervising: NIL

Objective of Position

  • To assist the Medical Officer in dealing with in-house routine medical cases as well as preventive health care.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists the Medical Officer in attending to day-to-day medical needs of staff members and Members of Parliament during parliamentary sessions.
  • Provides first aide and accompanies patients to the hospital where necessary.
  • Assists in implementing infection control measures within the work environment.
  • Assists the Medical Officer in liaising with hospitals to ensure that staff members and Members of Parliament are given quality and cost effective medical care.
Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Certificate in Nursing at the level of Registered Nurse.
  • Fluency in at least two of the three official languages of the Community – English, French and Portuguese.
Experience:
  • Five (5) years post qualification working experience.
Eligibility:
  • Only citizens of ecowas Member States are eligible for appointment in ecowas Institutions and Agencies. General Service positions are open to only candidates resident in the host country of the Institution.
  • In the case of permanent positions, only candidates whose age is less than fifty (50) years at the time of appointment are eligible for consideration.
Annual Salary
The position is on Grade G4-1 with an Annual Salary of UA9,894, equivalent to US$15,611.

Application Closing Date
22nd June, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to download the Job Application Form, fill it and send it as an e-mail attachment to:gstaffparlrecruit@ecowas.int with their CV's.

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