Mobile Clinic Nurse Job Vacancy at Médecins du Monde

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Full Time
    Job Description

    Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

    POSITION: TEAM LEADER

    LOCATION :Damboa

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Mobile Clinic Nurse will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

    Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
    Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data

    TASKS DESCRIPTION

    • Install the furniture and the material before the start of each mobile clinic
    • Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
    • Keep always the nurse tools clean and organized
    • Take weight, temperature and BP for all the patients who have been registered
    • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
    • Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
    • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing paramedics acts
    • Realize malaria rapid diagnostic tests according to necessity and/or prescription
    • Urine dipstick tests to the patients according to necessity and/or prescription
    • Haemoglobin test according to prescription
    • Make dressings according to MdM protocols
    • Do injections according to necessity and/or prescription
    • Ensure the cleaning and sterilisation of dressing material on a daily basis
    • Check the immunization status of the children and proceed to proper immunization of targeted children according to EPI calendar
    • Evaluate the right quantity of vaccines and consumables  per day
    • Ensure that cool chain are maintained[MR1]
    • Collect data in link with vaccination activities and submit to the nurse or [MR2] team leader
    • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
    • Perform the daily data collection regarding paramedics acts
    • Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the paramedics data
    • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to Team Leader
    • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
    • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM

    OTHERS:
    Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
    Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
    Participate to the weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
    Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
    Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
    Because of the emergency relief nature of MDM’s work, working hours may be irregular and employees are expected to be flexible in their approach to working hours under emergency conditions.

    This job description can be modified according to changes in MDM activities or in the context. It can be amended at any time after mutual consultation, in order to fit the requirements of the programs.

    HOW TO APPLY
    Interested and qualified candidate should send cover letter and resume in MS word with the position applied for clearly stated via Email to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net