Auxiliary Nurse

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GREDO
JOB PROFILE
POSITION TITLE:                             Auxiliary Nurse (1 Position)
LOCATION:                                       BAIDOA
REPORTS TO:                                  Certified Nurse/Mobile Health
COORDINATES WITH:                    Health team
Announcement Date: 6/10/2018
CONTEXT OF WORK
The Enhancing Conditions for Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Returning Refugees in Somalia programme, targeting Banadir, South West State, and Jubaland, will be delivered through a consortium approach of IOM (lead), Concern and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) supporting the learning and knowledge management component. The project will reinforce the collective outcomes developed at FGS level, the globally recognized Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Solutions Framework for durable solutions as well as addressing the main objectives of the DFID’s Somalia Humanitarian and Resilience Programme (SHARP) business case. In line with the National Development Plan (NDP), the programme aims to strengthen resilience and reduce risk and vulnerability of DACs towards durable solutions in Somalia.
GREDO is currently partnering with Concern who is member of this consortium to provide healthcare service to the internally displaced persons (IDPs), Returnees and Hosting Community in Bay region.  We are looking forward to establishing teams of health workers consisting of various cadres of health professionals to deliver life saving emergency health services to the population in need through this program with high impact on lives of the most vulnerable population groups
Job Purpose
The current job creation is aimed at building an emergency health team to quickly respond to the dire health needs of people affected by the drought.
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

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.

recruitment@gredosom.org
Deadline: 12/10/2018




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