Kismayo SFP Nurse


Job Announcement
Positions: Kismayo SFP Nurse
Duty Station: Kismayo Clinic and MHT
Reports to: Health centre Head nurse
Number of Positions: 2
The Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) is an independent, non-political humanitarian organization that was founded in April 1963 and was established with presidential decree No. 187 in 1965. It was then recognized by the ICRC in 1969 and in the same year became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent societies.
The Somali Red Crescent Society is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the vacant positions of SFP Nurse.
Roles and Responsibilities of this Position:

Conduct health screenings and appraisal of children to detect conditions of severe acute malnutrition
Perform daily nursing tasks required in the daily care for children with severe acute malnutrition, which includes administration of drugs, therapeutic feed preparation and monitoring of vital signs
Recommend referral of severe complicated SAM cases for specialized treatment
Provide health and nutrition education to mothers on hand hygiene, cleanliness, waste disposal and other effective practices relevant for safety and infection prevention
Conduct home visits and follow-up discharged patients and provide continuity of care
Evaluate healthcare outcomes on SAM cases and prepare individualized reports
Raise requisitions for replenishment of drugs, consumable supplies and SAM therapeutic feeds Compile accurate data on all SFP cases and prepare monthly reports
Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the OPD health programme line with strategic priorities
Identify capacity-building needs of the auxiliary and volunteer nursing team and ensure they are properly trained and well supported to implement programme activities
Participate in emergency preparedness, rapid assessments and emergency responses

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Nursing, Public health, Nutrition
At least 3 years experience in similar or related post ( CMAM IMAM)
Excellent proficiency in English both writing and speaking.
Familiar with the situations in the context and able to observe
High commitment and ability to work under pressure
Posses sharp problem solving skills and ethical behavior

Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to send their C.V with cover letter, copy of their certificates and 3 professional references to:
Application Deadline: 3rd April 2019

SOURCE: Kismayo SFP Nurse

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