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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Vacancy at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians' victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri and Borno State. PUI is now recruiting to fill the position below for its medical health team to implement mobile health clinic Maiduguri:

Job Title: Nurse/Mobile Health Clinic

 Maiduguri, Borno
Under the direct supervision of: Deputy PM MHCs

General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Deputy PM MHCs, the Nurse provides patients management in collaboration with Midwife and other team members in MHC team.
  • S/he folows PUI protocols and standards to ensure quality and continuity of care, promotion and restoration of health of the patients and population.
  • When designated, the Nurse will act as MHC Team Leader in h/her partculat MHC team.
Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Organize and supervise MHC Team.
  • Welcome patients to the MHC.
  • Establish personal rapport with potential and actual patients and their relatives.
  • Assess urgency and make sure urgent cases are seen first.
  • Assess and identify patients health needs.
  • In the role of Clincian, mange the cases under h/her line of technical expertise, but also provide nursing care according to the need of the patient.
  • Adhere to h/hert level of herapeutic standards.
  • Give first aid when needed.
  • Provide low-key psychological support/Basic Psychological First Aid to patients according to need.
  • Provide individual and group health education to patients, when appropriate.
  • Document collected information on health cards and other records.
  • Support in various data collection.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with Universal standards, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Adhere to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Ensure coordination and continuity of care through verbal and written reports and coordination with the other health staff.
  • The Nurse will work in MHC team, but might be asked to support health team where needed & replace other positions where appropiate (nurses in other departments, registrar, dispenser) when absent.
  • Supervise registrars, health promoter, drug dispenser and the driver; and ensure the follow-up of protocols.
  • Participate actively in meetings and trainings when required.
  • Perform other relevant duties as requested by supervisors.
Required Skills
Mandatory requirements:

  • Language Skills: Fluent in English (speaking, reading & writing)
  • Fluent in local languages - Hausa and Kanuri.
  • Education Level: Recognized Nurse Degree (at least certificate level), with
  • national legislation
  • Work experience: The 2-3 years experience in Nursing, and MHC/ MHU setting
  • especially.
  • Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset.
Other requirements:
  • Team work: Shows ability to work in a team and provide technical supervision
  • Communication: able to communicate clearly with respect for patients, caretakers, team members and supervisors
  • Motivation: shows commitment, flexibility and is service oriented
  • Problem solving skills
  • Stress management
Aptitude Test Date
16th March, 2017.

Application Closing Date

10th March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following documents below to:

  • Updated CV,
  • Letter of motivation,
  • Copy of work certificates,
  • Copy of relevant certificates
  • Reference contacts.
  • The position must be clearly indicated on the e-mail subject.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted.
  • This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

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