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NURSE - SPECIALISED in somalia -Jowhar
« on: December 09, 2012, 01:49:08 AM »
MSF SPAIN External Vacancy Announcement

Based in Jowhar Somalia (100%)
Reference no. 1173

Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) Spain is an international humanitarian Non Governmental Organization, operating in Somalia.
We are currently recruiting for the position of Nurse – Specialised (Anaesthetist), based in Jowhar, Somalia

General Purpose of the Job:
Carry out anaesthesia within the framework of MSF’s anaesthesia recommendations. He/she is expected to pay particular attention to hygiene rules and the management of pain.
Specific Responsibilities and Tasks:

General Knowledge of MSF and Safety at work
o Co-operation with the colleagues of own and other departments & respect specific rules and procedures
o Comply with the health and safety rules / instructions of the supervisor for wearing protective gears (if/when applicable) related to the job for the sites.
o Ensure all staff supervised by him/her complies with the health and safety rules / instructions of the supervisor for wearing protective gears (if/where) related to the job for the sites.
o Respect medical ethics at all times

Management of material and anaesthesia medicines
o Assess, prepare and follow up the patient pre/ intra/ post surgical procedure & surgical medication according to MSF protocol.
o Checking the correct functioning of the operating theatre before all operations Ensuring the tidying, cleaning and re-stocking of the anaesthetist station between each patient
o Supervising the hygiene and correct working order of anaesthesia material
o Drawing up pharmacy orders according to needs
o Updating the follow up register and traceability of tranquilisers with the nurse operating theatre manager

Pre-anaesthesia preparation
o Checking patients’ identities, operating indications and the presence of complete dossiers
o Preparing drugs and anaesthesia material according to the protocol chosen by the anaesthetics doctor.
o Helping with the installation of patients on the operating table & Installing material for tracking medical parameters
o Informing the anaesthetics doctor and surgeon of all anomalies in a patients’ states
o Watching over the availability of blood (of the right type), depending on the operation

Carrying out anaesthesia and surveillance during an operation
o Helping the anaesthetics doctor to carry out the anaesthesia or carrying it out himself following the WHO/MSF protocols and following hygiene and asepsis rules
o Ensuring hemodynamic surveillance and continued respiration and noting the parameters in patient files
o Alerting the doctor in the case of any problems. If needed, starting secured transfusions on the anaesthetics doctor’s prescription

When the patient wakes up
o Watching over the patient waking up & participate in the installation of the patient in the recovery room
o Carrying out an oral and written handover to the recovery room nurse and handing him/her the anaesthesia dossier
o Helping the recovery room nurse in the case of any problems

Additional Tasks:
o Filling in the anaesthesia register and the statistics sheet
o Intervening in support of the emergency department if needed
o Sharing on-call duties with doctor anaesthetists
o Respecting the deontology and confidentiality linked to his function and the rules of the association
o Participating in personnel meetings.
o Any additional duties assigned


• Secondary level of formal Education
• Nurse qualification is must

• Nurse qualification, with anaesthetic diploma or Minimum 1 year training on the job by MSF

Knowledge of English is preferred

Personal qualities:
• Objective, flexible, enthusiastic
• Organized and accurate in performing duties
• Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people
• Ability to listen, Diplomacy
• Willingness to travel to rural health facilities in Jowhar District.

How to apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please send your filled-in Pre-interview questionnaire(SEE ATTACHED), CV detailing the above requirements, motivation letter, copy of certificates and any recommendation letter from previous employers to the MSF-Spain Somalia Admin department in Nairobi, email address: :. Please state clearly the job title and the reference number 1173 in the subject line of your application email.

Application must be received on or before the 13th December 2012. Interested candidates are asked to avail themselves for interview and examinations shortly thereafter. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

MSF-E is an equal opportunity employer.

Dr. Abdirizak H Mohamed


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