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INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world’s poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates, supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralised offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are: the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts. Intersos, established in 1992, is recognised by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it is privileged to hold an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). OUR MISSION • To give an immediate response in humanitarian crises by bringing emergency relief to the victims of armed conflict, drought, famine, the presence of landmines or unexploded devices, and other disaster situations. • At the same time as providing primary emergency relief, to also begin working to promote a return to normal living conditions, the resumption of dialogue and the strengthening of peace, reconstruction and growth. • To stimulate, encourage and involve Italian society in helping to develop and spread the existing culture of solidarity and international justice. TRAINING INTERSOS also offers training courses aimed to provide knowledge and practical skills regarding humanitarian emergencies and assistance. INTERSOS training courses are designed for both beginners and experts in order to offer the appropriate content to the right target. For more information follow the link: http://intersos.org/trainings JOIN US INTERSOS is always looking for committed staff. Take a look to our website http://intersos.org/en/join-us Specialties Humanitarian Interventions, Protection, Education, WASH, Shelter, Health&Nutrition, Food Security

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: OND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Borno
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare  , NGO/Non-Profit 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor, the role provides medical care, treatment, and follows-up on patients according to set protocols and universal hygiene standards/precautions. Role-holder provides supportive supervision to staff/volunteers, MoH staff, and ensures guidelines set in the health protocols are followed during the provision of medical care.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections and wound care in accordance with INTERSOS Reproductive Care Package of Activities and reinforce the implementation of standardized protocols.
  • Collaborate with the medical doctor and/or nurse in the management of Sexual violence cases.
  • Provide counseling session for patients and beneficiaries on ANC, PNC, IYCF.
  • Assess the feasibility for referral of pregnant women from the TBAs to the BEmONC facility for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to INTERSOS specifications.
  • Ensures timely supported referrals to the nearest CEMONC Facility.
  • Properly follow up on all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about the importance of breastfeeding, vaccination, and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices.
  • Promotes and implements the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention, and infection control, security rules and other procedures in the medical premises and ensures a safe working environment in the targeted HF and in the mobile clinic. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality always.
  • Organizes out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, performing consultations and other minor medical procedures. Participating in the health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Supervises administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), and reports problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • At least 2 years post-qualifying experience in a similar environment/Humanitarian context
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
  • Leadership, people management, and development, teamwork, and cooperation
  • Service Orientation.
  • Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards, and best practices
  • Manages effectively his/her own time as well as flexible and available to work overtime when needed.
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Kanuri, and Hausa Languages
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills and excellence as a team player
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.

Method of Application:

  • Interested candidates should complete this form and attach their CV with Cover Letter following this format “Surname_ Position you applied for”.
  • ONLY applicants whose competencies meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.
  • Application Deadline: apply no later than 5th February 2024 at 1:00 PM.

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