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EPU NURSE
JOB  DESCRIPTION


Position title                   :      Nurse
Reporting to                   :      Hospital Matron
Location                        :      Heliwa- Mogadishu
Supervisees                   :     Students and support staff
Functional department:Health and Nutrition


Position summary
To ensure that patients admitted in SOS Mother and Child Hospital are provided with quality health and nursing care as per Somalia Standard Treatment Guidelines.
Key Area of Accountability

Evaluate and oversee paediatricpatients in the wards and report to doctors and supervisors any changes in condition
Maintain and calibrate paediatric ward equipment for patient safety and support
Administer medications as prescribed by attending paediatricphysician
Connect intravenous lines to administer medication and extract samples
Communicate with parents/guardians the plan of care and scope of treatment
Obtain and evaluate test results
Provide nursing care for patients in peadiatric wards
Ensure patients are fed and cared for accordingly
Ensure infection prevention and control measures are instituted to ensure safe and clean environment for patients
Supervise students and support staff in paediatric ward
Prepare and submit daily handover reports to night/day shift staff and matron
Consult with physicians and other nurses on plan of care, progress and prognosis
Record patient data in the registers and prepare monthly reports

Qualifications and Experirenc

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required or Diploma in Nursing from SOS Nursing School
Current and valid RN license from the state
3+ years’ experience working in a high-volume paediatric ward
Current PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certificate a plus
NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) certificate preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Working knowledge of all ward equipment (e.g. incubator, ventilator, etc.)
Ability to work in an multicultural environment
Fluency in English (verbal and written)

Preferred additional Criteria:

Understanding Somalia context
Excellent computer and software
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Child Safeguarding Policy: SOS Children’s Villages organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somalia understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe.
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Date, Signature Employee:
Date, Signature Direct Supervisor:

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Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV, clear subject line and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: this email
Closing date is 10th July 2018 2018.
Competent Female candidate are Highly Preferable to apply
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with this position. It is updated annually in the course of performance appraisal. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities and involvement in processes.




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