Career: Nurse At ALIMA

ALIMA is recruiting Nurses
The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine. ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophes;

Nurse


The Alliance for International Medical Action is recruiting for its project in Askira-Uba

Main Purpose

  • Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients according to ALIMA protocols, universal hygienic standards and other procedures, in order to ensure a good delivery of care.

Job Description

  • Implement and follow at all times the universal hygiene standards, security rules and other protocols and procedures regarding nursing and children nutrition matters.
  • Ensure proper functioning of the Therapeutic Program. This includes:
  • Daily collect the number of new admissions and exits and to check the attendance
  • Calculate the quantity of food needed for the day based on the number of children registered
  • Ensure triage of patients in waiting areas, detecting the priority acute cases, carrying out first aid care when necessary and referring them to the doctor if necessary.
  • Carry-out all patient’s related tasks for the admission, weighing and measuring the children, identifying the degree and types of malnutrition, administration (patient card, register,..) etc.
  • Ensure that medical and nutritional care is properly delivered to the patients and to daily follow the evolution of the patients.
  • Carry-out consultations to children and their parents, undertaking a complete clinical examination of children, looking for associated pathologies, drawing up nutritional surveillance forms and milk cards, providing required vaccination, etc.
  • Carry-out surveillance and follow-up of patients’ medical and nutritional evolution, identifying possible emergency situations arising and keeping doctors informed if necessary.
  • Provide advice and inform children’s families about everything concerning the hospitalization, participate in the health education of the mothers and/or treatment process.
  • Control all pharmacy, food, and medical equipment (carrying out inventories, checking its quality and its functioning, storage conditions, doing follow-up of expired drugs, etc.).
  • Carry-out and supervise administrative procedures and documents (fill in patients files, forms, statistics, etc.), ensure an appropriate written/oral handover, and report any problematic situations and cases arising.

Requirements

  • Education: Nursing diploma with nutritional training essential.
  • Experience: Previous experience required. Experience with NGO desirable.
  • Languages: English language essential. Local language desirable.
  • Knowledge: Desirable computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Skills:  Results, teamwork, commitment, flexibility, service
  • Working conditions: Contract

Method of Application

  • Submit your CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to ALIMA’ Office in Askira-Uba (Uba, Borno State).
  • Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: recruitment@nigeria.alima.ngo
  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date. (September 11, 2018)

Important remarks
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.

Keanis Jay

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