Tuesday, January 7, 2014

MSF Switzerland Nurse Job in Dagahaley Refugee Camp, Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.
Job Title: Nurse 
Location: Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Start date: Mid January 2014
Length of contract: 6 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on   performance.

Main tasks:

  • Help to organize and carry out patient care and treatment according to Doctors’ and/or medical assistants’ prescriptions and MSF guidelines
  • Participate in surveillance of patients regarding alimentation, hydration, elimination and general health status
  • Be proactive in identification of emergency situations.
  • Nurses with diploma/degree recognised by the government.
  • Must be a registered community nurse
  • 2 year experience working in a busy hospital setup
  • MSF experience an added advantage
Due to the nature of the work, person with the right to work in Kenya and with ability to speak Somali will be highly advantaged.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 17th January 2014, to msfchkenya@gmail.com or by mentioning on the envelope the position applied for to:

The Medical Coordinator                
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission               
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603                
Lavington, Nairobi

or deliver the application to:

Deputy Field Coordinator  
MSF Office - Dagahaley Refugee Camp 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.