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7 Apr 2019

SFP Auxiliary Nurse

Job Description

Job Announcement

Positions: SFP Auxiliary Nurse

Duty Station: Baidoa

Reports to: Head Nurse

Number of Positions: 2

The Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) is an independent, non-political humanitarian organization that was founded in April 1963 and was established with presidential decree No. 187 in 1965. It was then recognized by the ICRC in 1969 and in the same year became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent societies.

The Somali Red Crescent Society is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the vacant position of SFP Auxiliary Nurse in Baidao branch.

Roles and Responsibilities of this Position:

  • Undertake all duties in line with the training and instruction provided by the Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • Assist in the registration of patients by accurately recording relevant information
  • Conduct weight and height measurements record body temperature and blood pressure as well as collecting specimens for investigation
  • Administer vaccines, dress wounds, disinfect and sterilize medical instruments
  • Carry out routine dressings in accordance with guidelines
  • Collect clinical waste, ensuring appropriate storage prior to disposal
  • Clean, disinfect and sterilize medical instruments and prepare treatment rooms prior to use
  • Participate in health promotion and home visits to deliver vaccines
  • Participate in emergency preparedness, rapid assessments and emergency responsesPerform other related duties as assigned by the SRSC Senior Management

Minimum Requirements:

Education        Secondary School Certificate or equivalent qualifications

Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI)

Professional Training

Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)  Certification/Licensing

Job Competencies & Experience

  • Demonstrating consistency in upholding integrity and ethics
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Team leader with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate openness to change & ability to manage complexities
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills and ability to manage intergroup dynamics and mediate conflicting interests
  • Excellent writing skills, analytical capacity to synthesize project outputs and findings for the preparation of quality programme reports
  • Posses sharp problem solving skills and ethical behavior

Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to send their C.V with cover letter, copy of their certificates and 3 professional references to:

Application Deadline: 16th April 2019

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