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The International Committee of the Red Cross, Vacancies For Nurses/Midwives by Idowu Olabode : February 08, 2016, 03:26:26 PM
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.



Position: Anaesthetic Nurse
Location: Borno

Main Responsibilities:

Trains and supervises the local Anaesthetists nurses and to introduce safe anaesthetic techniques where possible into the hospital project
Assists the mobile anesthesiologist in performing anesthesia during surgical operations, in accordance with the internationally/ICRC recognized anesthesia standards
Contributes to the initial assessment of the daily organisation of the anaesthesia and ICU department in the hospitals visited by the team
Establishes a sound working relationship with the hospital staff involved in emergency care
Contributes to good stock control and efficient use of hospital equipment
Compiles clinical data from Anaesthesia department
Required Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with 2-3 years of experience with specific qualification and anaesthesia.
Up to date knowledge and skills on trauma, medical & surgical procedures.
Ability to provide support and education to the junior hospital anaesthetic especially in the management of critical surgical emergencies.
Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
Flexible, diplomatic and able to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
Ability to clinically supervise ongoing work practice, safe staffing levels and problem solving
Personal Attributes:

Very good communication skills, especially when it comes to speaking and listening
Emotional stability and to be able to work in stressful and traumatic situations, while keeping empathy towards patients
Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule, to be able to work for long hours and act swiftly in emergencies.
Great interpersonal skills, to be able to work well with a variety of situation with different people.
Good physical endurance and to be able to perform frequent physical tasks, standing for long time while maintaining good energy
Good problem solving skills and to be able to think quickly and address problems as/or before they arise.
Be able to maintain respect to his/her patients, colleagues and profession/duty in different circumstances

Position: Health Field Officer

Location: Borno

Main Responsibilities:

Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders
Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and relays it to the health delegate or health coordinator
Required Qualifications:

Registered Nurse/Midwife registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
Working experience in Public Health in the tropics & in Reproductive Health sector is mandatory
At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System
Good command of both written and spoken English
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
Good knowledge of Yobe and Borno surrounding areas
Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
Able to translate local language Kanuri and Hausa to English and vice versa; knowledge of Fulani will be an asset
Knowledge in Data entry and analysis
Personal Attributes:

Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Team leadership and good communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
Team work and partnership working skills
Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
Position: Accident and Emergency Room Nurse
Location: Borno

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for the organization, implementation of standard operational procedures and providing support to the hospital nurses in delivery of quality emergency surgical care to patients
Contributes to organization of the set-up of the Accident & Emergency (A&E)  department at State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri
Clinical supervision of operational activities in the Accident & Emergency area
Establishes a sound working relationship with the hospital staff involved in emergency care
Contributes to good stock control and efficient use of hospital equipment
Compiles clinical data from Accident & Emergency department

Required Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with 2-3 years of experience A&E room and in surgical care
Provide support and education to medical staff and nurses in the Emergency department especially in the management of critical surgical emergencies.
Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
Flexible, diplomatic and able to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
Ability to clinically supervise ongoing work practice, safe staffing levels and problem solving
Good coordination and communication skills
Personal Attributes:

Very good communication skills, especially when it comes to speaking and listening
Emotional stability and to be able to work in stressful and traumatic situations, while keeping empathy towards patients
Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule, to be able to work for long hours and act swiftly in emergencies.
Great interpersonal skills, to be able to work well with a variety of situation with different people.
Good physical endurance and to be able to perform frequent physical tasks, standing for long time while maintaining good energy
Good problem solving skills and to be able to think quickly and address problems as/or before they arise.
Be able to maintain respect to his/her patients, colleagues and profession/duty in different circumstances
Method of Application

Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to

ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Please clearly indicate “Premises Technician" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 19.02.2016. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org

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