Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare. MSF-Spain is currently recruiting to fill the following position for its operations in Banisheikh Health Center:
All applicants should send a CV and motivation letter and copies of credentials either by Email with the job title as subject OR OR in person to MSF Offices: in Banisheikh: Along Damaturu-Maiduguri Express way Near Check point OR in person to MSF Offices: in Damaturu: Yakubu Bello House Damaturu Low Cost, Near Yobe Scholars Academy, New Jerusalem; OR in person to MSF Offices: in Abuja: Road 131, House 10 Gwarimpa, Abuja.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Location: Borno Course of Study: Nursing Required Grade: Not Specified
Place of Work: North East (Banisheikh Kga LGA, Borno State) Salary: As per the MSF salary scale (national contract)
Main Objective of Position Assist the midwife during labour and all sexual and reproductive health activities, according to his/her instructions and MSF protocols, in order to ensure hygiene, care and comfort of all patients.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Assist the midwife during delivery and antenatal; postnatal and family planning consultations, in order to receive and install the patient, providing them the information required, helping in taking, monitoring and interpreting the parameters, etc. Follow hygiene and safety protocols at all times, during delivery, consultations, etc., ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of all facilities, material, linen, equipment, and carrying out the sorting and waste disposal. Inform patients and their relatives throughout their stay. Set up health education sessions, according to needs. Ensure comfort of bed-ridden patients: washing, installation for eating meals, changing position, etc. Refer to the midwife in case of any abnormal change in patient’s health status and other problems occurring. Ensure good transfer and transport of patients between the different services and departments. Transport samples to the laboratory and collect the results.
Education Essential literacy and midwifery or health training Experience Essential working experience in similar relevant jobs with other NGOs. Languages Local languages (Kanuri, Hausa) desirable and mission language essential. Competencies Results Teamwork Flexibility Commitment Service Stress Management