MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES – SOMALILAND
Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
Starting from January 2019, MSF is going to work in Hargeisa TB Hospital specifically in MDR department. The main objective is to reduce the morbidity, mortality and burden of TB and more specifically MDR.
Improve infection control in the health facilities.
To provide support to the facilities in their detection capacities and Improve treatment of MDR patient
Reinforce the Patient follow up (focus on MDR TB)
To improve the diagnostic of TB in Hargeisa, Borama, Borao and Berbera Regional TB Hospital
Support the implementation of GeneXpert based diagnosis of TB patients, including: lab training on machine operation, reporting of cases and possible supply of the Gene xpert .
Outreach : To increase TB case finding, support active case finding activity among target populations through mass X-ray screening.
MSF is looking for its Somaliland Tuberculosis project
Workplace : BURAO / BERBERA/ BOROMA
Type of contract : open ended
Start date : 1 February 2019
Main purpose of the position
Follow-up all care and organize referral MDR patient and nursing related activities in the regional TB Hospital , ensuring the daily management of improving IPC in the facility and implementation of the MSF nursing protocols if need, in order to warrant efficiency , quality and continuity of IPC .Manage the MOH staff under MSF incentive in the region.
Represents as for MSF principals
Coordinate the nursing referral of MDR patient from the regional TB Hospital to Hargeisa MDR with the MAM .
Support the regional TB Hospital for improving IPC.
Collaborate with the MOH outreach team for data analysis according to the TB case found in outreach
Collaborate with the regional lab for Expert cases of TB
Early case detection:
Distribution of mask to patients as part of IC in patient waiting area.
Ensure staff respecting infection control policy
Improve universal standard precaution specially infection control for TB.
Documentation and reporting:
Report to the NAM manager the monthly activities..
Participates in developing project documents and log frame.
Follow up MDR patient after treatment in Hargeisa..
Reports to the NAM manager for any incidents.
Education: Nurse diploma recognized in Somaliland
Experience: compulsory: 2 years experience as TB nurse in Somaliland
Work experience in a medical facility in city you applied
Language: Compulsory –English language level C1 minimum –
Knowledge: Computer literacy – Pack office and internet
Competencies: Team work in a multicultural context
Application are online only – on the email –firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Please precise on the object of the application “Regional_Nurse_NAME OF THE CITY“ and your name
Joint to your email:
Cover letter in English
Updated CV in English
Copies of diploma(s) and work certificate(s) relevant for the position
The selected candidate after screening will be called for a written test in English.
Then, the successful candidate front the written test will be called for interview in English.
Deadline for submission of application: 20 January 2019
SOURCE: REGIONAL NURSE