Number of position: 1
Position Reports to: Medical Coordinator
Date needed: December .1st.2018
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The nurse will have the primary responsibility of providing appropriate assistance to the medical treatment and management of detainees in coordination with other health providers in location of assignment.
Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist in consultations of medical doctors.
Conduct home visits according to plans prepared by medical team and approved by supervisor.
Follow up with target groups such as pregnant/lactating women, children less than 5 years old especially with regard to utilization and access to antenatal services and vaccination services and TBC patients.
Provide emergency medical services to beneficiaries as per emergency on call schedule.
Conduct triage and initial patient assessment prior to referral to the medical doctor.
Maintain records of patients.
Ensure appropriate treatment and management to all patients under his/her care according to the doctor’s Instructions.
Provide patients with correct information regarding his/her conditions.
Ensures patient confidentiality.
Administers medications as prescribed by the attending doctor.
Inform his/her supervisor of any needs for prompt action.
Provide weekly reports regarding beneficiaries visited.
Submit daily and weekly medicine consumption report.
Perform regular health education sessions for beneficiaries.
Attend scheduled program meetings.
Actively participate in activity planning.
Assist other program staff whenever needed.
Any other responsibility assigned by his/her supervisor.
The applicant must have the following qualification:
Registered nurse, with experience in emergency medical and surgical cases
At least 3 years’ clinical experience.
Able to provide treatment and assistance to all individuals needing his/her care.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Willing to work in resource limited settings, especially peripheral areas in Libya.
Able to provide feedback/reports regarding work -related activities.
Able to speak in Arabic, English desirable.
Willing to do manual work when necessary
Email your CV to Libya-Recruitment@InternationalMedicalCorps.org indicating in the subject the position.
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