Auxiliary Nurse (5 Positions)

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Vacancy Announcement
Auxiliary Nurse (5 Positions)

Organization
Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO)

Position Title
Auxiliary Nurse

Location/Duty Station
Yeed/ Bakool    2 Positions
Buurhakaba     1 Position
Qoryooley         2 Positions

Announcing Date
04/07/2019

Closing Date
14/07/2019

Commitment to Diversity
GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.

Submission Email:
recruitment@gredosom.org

 Organizational Background.
GREDO is an indigenous local NGO.  Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.
1.0 Job Summary
This job creation is aimed at building an emergency health team to quickly respond to the dire health needs of people affected by the drought.
2.0 Key accountabilities:

Assists the Qualified Nurse for diagnosis and treatment of patients with common diseases
Provides/assists patients for medical care when needed
Interviews patients to identify their needs and concerns
Screens patients to support for urgent attentions by nurse/midwife for severe patients;
Plans/implements and evaluates assigned patients by the nurse
Cleans equipment and keeps them in order and proper place
Organizes referral if needed; transports patients on Stretchers, Ambulances and Wheelchairs if necessary and appropriate
Carries out other assignments given by the duty nurse or in charge nurse in line with his/her job description
Maintains orderly follow up of patients
Dispenses medicines properly when required and keeps record properly
Any other tasks required by the line manager

3.0 QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a certificate of community health nursing.
Diploma of community health nursing or public health will be an added advantage

At least 1 year of experience in a recognised health institution or worked with agencies that carry out health activities
Proven experience and understanding of treatment of common illnesses, patient care
Demonstrated language skills in English and basic spoken Somali language skills
Commitment to and understanding of GREDO’s aims, values and principles.

4.0 Core Values and Critical Competences.
Respect                        Integrity                                 Transparency & Accountability
Commitment                           Excellence                               Diversity
Initiating Action                 Facilitating Change                 Team Mobilization
Stress Tolerance                  Collaboration               Coaching and Mentoring
Adaptability                      Negotiation                         Conflict Management

Child Protection and safeguarding

The responsibilities of the post will require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and Gredo as an organization has a dignity of protecting and safeguarding children by giving awareness, protection reporting and taking actions.
All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 referees) to recruitment@gredosom.org and indicate the position applied for in the subject.
The deadline for application is 14/07/2019
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
NB: Please provide 3 professional referees e.g. Institution of learning, Previous and current supervisors at workplace.
GREDO is an equal opportunities employer




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