Recrutement de 01 Triage Nurse

Localité : Ghana / Accra
Domaine : Santé
Niveau : BAC
Entreprise recruteur : PNUD

Recrutement de 01 Triage Nurse
Niveau d'études: Bac
Expérience: 3 ans
Expire le: 12-09-2022

Accra, Ghana
Triage Nurse

Accra, Ghana

Job Identification

Accra, Ghana

Posting Date
08/31/2022, 11:32 AM

Apply Before
09/15/2022, 11:32 AM

Job Schedule
Full time



Vacancy Type
National Personnel Service Agreement

Practice Area

Regional Bureau for Africa

Contract Duration
1 Year

Education & Work Experience
Bachelor's Degree - 3 year(s) experience

Other Criteria
A Registered Professional nurse

Required Languages

Vacancy Timeline
2 Weeks

Job Description

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.

The technical supervision of all the medical personnel in the field as well as the technical performance evaluation will be executed by the UN Medical Director or his nominee. In order to ensure that UNDP facilitates external access to its Performance Development and Management system to DHMOSH

UN field personnel are exposed to various health and security hazards that may result in disease; psychological trauma and life threatening injuries. Dedicated, effective primary health, occupational health and emergency medical services may mitigate negative outcomes of trauma, injuries and health complications providing better chances for saving lives as well as for faster and better recovery.

The mission of the UN Clinic is to provide primary healthcare and occupational and safety health to UN personnel and their eligible dependents. The UN Clinic of Accra is a UNDP Administered unit, managed by the UN Health Manager in Ghana under the overall supervision of the UN Resident Coordinator.

The UN Clinic Triage Nurse performs the functions under the immediate supervision of the UN Health Manager with regard to technical matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Technical Duties:

Within delegated authority, the Nurse shall be responsible for the following duties:
• Taking medical history and symptoms of patient

• Prioritizing patient care

• Performing clinical assessment of patients

• Assessing patient condition

The nurse will be responding to emergency calls during outside office hours when necessary and assists Medical Doctors in providing adequate care as well as assessing the needs of clients visiting the walk-in clinic hence providing 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
The nurse will ensure preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments as well as instructing on the content and potential uses of the travel kit therefore participating in work environment assessment e.g. office ergonomics, and addresses other occupational health issues.
The nurse will coordinate medical evacuation and will cooperate with Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health in N.Y. and the receiving facilities in home countries;
Assists in providing medical support during evacuation and repatriation; advising evacuees on the requirements for evacuation and/or escorts patients if needed;

Administrative duties:

The nurse will maintain the UN Clinic in good order and keep the inventory of medical supplies and equipment up-to-date and be prepared for disaster;
7. The nurse in consultation with the UN medical physician, maintain a 24-hour roster of available specialists for referral and treatment


Achieve Results:

LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline

Think Innovatively:

LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements

Learn Continuously:

LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback

Adapt with Agility:

LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible

Act with Determination:

LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident

Engage and Partner:

LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships

Enable Diversity and Inclusion:

LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Required Skills and Experience

A Registered Professional nurse and first level Bachelor degree from an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program (University) or equivalent such as an accredited Diploma Program(3years) is required


Minimum 6years (Accredited Diploma) or 3 years (Bachelor’s degree) of continuous clinical experience in nursing preferably in a multicultural environment is required

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is desirable
UN field experience and training is highly desirable.
Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and/or infectious diseases is highly desirable.
HIV/AIDS Management training is desirable National registration and license is a requirement


Training and practice in midwifery
Certification as Intensive Care Nurse or a minimum of 2 years’
Experience as an Intensive Care Nurse or Emergency Room
Nurse in the past 5 years.
Proven experience in barrier nursing and use of PPE


Important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders)

Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment.

UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note : UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

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