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Recrutement de 01 National Relief Laboratory Technologist under a Long-Term Agreement

Localité : Ouganda /
Domaine : Assistance de direction
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : PNUD

Recrutement de 01 National Relief Laboratory Technologist under a Long-Term Agreement
Niveau d'études: Non précisé
Expérience: 5 ans
Expire le: 03-03-2023

PNUD
Kampala, Uganda
National Relief UN Clinic Nurse under a Long-Term Agreement

Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 03-Mar-23 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 8d 15h 2m
Additional Category : HIV, Health and Development
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : One year period from the signing of the contract, renewable yearly based on performance
Expected Duration of Assignment : One year period from the signing of the contract, renewable yearly based on performance.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

The UN Clinic operates under the supervision of the UN MSD in New York. Administratively, it is under the responsibility of UNDP through the Local Inter Agency Clinic Management Committee (LIACMC) and oversight of UNDP Resident Representative the UN Resident Coordinator.

The Current UN Clinic clientele is around 5000 staff members and their eligible Dependents from 16 UN Agencies/funds and programs.

The Relief Nurse provides Nursing services to the UN Clinic eligible clients and hence contributes to the general patient management and good outcome of the patients.

He/She also provide any administrative support services as requested by the superiors.

The UN Clinic needs services of a Relief Nurse for continuity of normal routine activities. When the substantive UN Nurse is away on Leave/Mission. Furthermore sometimes in emergency situations or peak seasons , the Relief Nurse may be called upon to back up the services. This situations may be abrupt and leaving no time for the normal contracting process to take place

Under the guidance and supervision of the UN Clinic Physician, the Relief Nurse while on duty shall provide reliable Nursing services and ensure high accuracy of work. The Relief Nurse demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Application Process

NOTE: Only applications received via the Quantum portal will be considered.

PLEASE NOTE THAT – UNDP DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEES AT ANY STAGE OF ITS PROCUREMENT PROCESSES. UNDP HAS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FRAUD AND CORRUPTION, MEANING THAT UNDP STAFF MEMBERS, NON-STAFF PERSONNEL, VENDORS, IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS AND RESPONSIBLE PARTIES ARE NOT TO ENGAGE IN FRAUD OR CORRUPTION


Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Technical Duties

Within delegated authority, the Nurse shall be responsible for the following duties:

Attend the UN Clinic on a full time basis;
Assist the UN Physician in the performance of his/her duties
Responds to emergency calls during outside office hours when necessary and assists Medical Doctors in providing adequate care;
Give first-aid and advice to the staff and their recognised dependents;
Ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate;
Documents case findings.
Performs diagnostic and screening tests such as: ECG, x-rays, laboratory (blood and urine), and other tests as required.
Performs clinical assessment of patients visiting the walk-in clinic;
Facilitates referral to the UN Medical Doctor or to an outside physician, as required.
Ensures preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments, including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments.
Instructs on the content and potential uses of the travel kit.
Assists in providing health education and health promotion programs;
Participates in work environment assessment, e.g. office ergonomics, and addresses other occupational health issues.
Coordinates medical evacuation and cooperates with Medical Services Division in N.Y. and the receiving facilities in home countries;
Assists in providing medical support during evacuation and repatriation;
Advises evacuees on the requirements for evacuation and/or escorts patients if needed;
Concludes or closes medical evacuation files to enable staff members to submit claims;
Assist in arrangements for the deceased;
Designs and implements outreach programs for mission personnel;
Plans and organizes preventive and promotes medical fairs;
Perform medical briefing for incoming staff and conduct first aid training;
Assess needs of clients visiting the walk-in clinic, provides care/advice (e.g., the benefits of preventive medicine etc.) accordingly and facilitates referral to the UN Medical Physician or to an outside physician, as indicated;
Administer minor “outpatient” treatment and immunization requirements;
Assists in maintaining records of patients' medical data including consultations and treatment;
Maintain strict confidentiality with regards to patient’s medical records; patient management and treatment.
Perform medication, injection, dressing, stitching, foreign body extraction and so on as needed;
Performs other related duties as required
Administrative duties

Maintain the UN Clinic in good order and keep the inventory of medical supplies and equipment up-to-date and be prepared for disaster;
In consultation with the UN medical physician, maintain a 24-hour roster of available specialists for referral and treatment;
Coordinate and supervise the work of other UN Clinic personnel i.e. Ambulance Driver and Cleaner;
Check equipment and supplies on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis and maintain them in working order;
The Relief UN Clinic Nurse will report to the Head of the UN Clinic


Competencies

Operational Effectiveness, Managing Data, Managing Documents, Correspondence and Reports, Planning, Organizing and Multi- Tasking
Application of Infection Prevention and control Measures

Required Skills and Experience

Min. Academic Education

Registered professional Nurse with a Diploma in Nursing or Accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Programme.
Certificates in ECG, CPR or Basic Life Support and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care is an asset.
Recognized additional training in primary health care and midwifery is desirable.
HIV/AIDS Management Training is desirable.
National Registration and License is a requirement.

Min. years of relevant Work experience

Minimum 5 years of continuous clinical experience in nursing and preferably in a multi- cultural environment.
Intensive care and health administration.
Supervisory experience in a UN Field operation is an asset. Knowledge and understanding of relevant UN administrative policies and procedures is desirable.
Experience in Trauma and Emergency care is desirable.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages ( Ms.Word,Excel etc.) is desirable

Required Language
English



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