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NURSE - SPECIALISED O.T. Based in Jowhar Somalia
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NURSE – SPECIALISED O.T. Based in Jowhar Somalia (Maternity project)
Reference no. 1174
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, O.T, based in Jowhar, Somalia

General Purpose of the Job:
The O.T nurse is to support the OT activities in line with MSF protocol working closely with the rest of the O.T team. The main duty is to do scrub nursing and assist the Surgeon during surgery.

Specific Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Respect medical ethics at all times.
• Maintain the proper medical organization in the operating area: OT, waste disposal area and sterilization area.
• Support and maintain the organization of the work in the OT (programming of operations, aseptic/septic operations).
• Maintenance OT and sterilization instrument (surgical instruments, suction, lights, table, laryngoscope, oxygen concentrator, oxymeter, autoclaves, burner etc).
• Ensure security of O.T equipments in collaboration with the rest of the team.
• Assess and follow up the patient for pre/ post surgical procedures according to MSF protocol.
• Assist the MSF-E Surgeon during the surgical interventions when required.
• Ensure the correct surgical kits composition.
• Collaborate with Anesthesia/ sterilization nurse for cleaning of instruments, the packing and the sterilization.
• Ensure the daily supply of surgical items in OT from maternity pharmacy.
• Cover and helping the sterilization nurse work if the person is on leave or busy.
• Apply general hygiene, universal precaution and waste management protocols properly.
• Participate and assist in all training sessions and meetings.
• Improve the general work organization in the Maternity Unit and its pharmacy.
• Support other members of the team during emergency obstetric situations.
• Participate in neonatal resuscitation when not engaged with scrub activity.
• Properly record & collect surgical and IPD data (OT list and statistics).

Additional Tasks
o Give assistance to different activities not included in this primary job description.
o Should be flexible to do other O.T work including sterilization when needed.


• Secondary level of formal Education
• Nurse Diploma is a must

Minimum 1 year training or experience in O.T nursing or scrub nursing Personal qualities:

• Objective, flexible, enthusiastic
• Organized and accurate in performing duties
• Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people
• Ability to listen and diplomacy

How to apply:
If you meet the above requirements, please send your filled-in Pre-interview questionnaire - SEE ATTACHMENT, 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 1174 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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