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Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

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Location: borno
Course of Study: nursing
Required Grade: any

Location: Ngala AND Maiduguri, Borno

 

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care.

 

Triage:

 

    Carries out a rapid evaluation of all patients on arrival

    Decides treatment plan (oral or IV rehydration).

    Provides initial emergency care (e.g. inserts IV line), until the patient is stabilised.

    Carries out admission of patients (register); Initiates an individual patient file (parameters, observations, etc.).

    Writes the systematic prescriptions (e.g. antibiotics and zinc sulfate if indicated).

    Alerts the doctor in the event of a problem: e.g. associated pathology (e.g. fever, cough), suspicion of acute malnutrition, pregnancy.

 

Oral Rehydration:

 

    Receives the patient and attendant and explains the treatment procedure.

    Administers the correct volume of ORS according to the protocol.

    Monitors the administration of ORS, the patient’s stools and vomit and his/her clinical evolution during treatment.

    Alerts the doctor in the event of a problem: e.g. increased dehydration, infectious complications (e.g. fever, cough), treatment complication.

    Administers antibiotic and/or zinc sulfate if indicated and any further drug prescribed by the doctor.

    Records parameters, observations, treatments, on the individual patient file; ensures the file is transferred (if transfer to IV rehydration).

 

IV Rehydration:

 

    Receives the patient and attendant and explains the treatment procedure.

    Administers IV fluid according to the protocol.

    Monitors infusions, the administration of ORS, the patient’s stools and vomit and his/her clinical evolution during treatment.

    Alerts the doctor in the event of a problem: e.g. clinical deterioration, infectious complications (e.g. fever, cough).

    Administers antibiotic and/or zinc sulfate if indicated and any further drug prescribed by the doctor.

    Records parameters, observations, treatments, on the individual patient file.

 

Transfer/discharge of patients:

 

    Calls the stretcher bearers in the event of the transfer of a bedridden patient to another sector

    Records patient's discharge, archives the individual patient file.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

    Essential recognized nurse Degree/Diploma

    Essential previous experience in Cholera treatment with MSF or other INGOs.

    Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting

    Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service.

 

Applicants should send their Applications to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com

 

Applications must be in English and include:

 

    Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.

    Updated contact details and ID

    Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

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