03 November 2016

Registered Nurse , Libya

Employer:  International Rescue Committee
Location: Libya
Closing date: 30 Dec 2016

Job Overview/Summary:

This program seeks qualified Nurses who will work directly with IRCs Emergency Health Coordinator and Libyan health staff to ensure quality services within healthcare facilties in the Misrata area.

Provide technical support and oversight to hospital/healthcare facility staff in patient care and service delivery
Carry out clinical activities and patient care alongside and in collaboration with local personnel
Preparation and care of patients undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures
Referral of patients to and between hospitals/healthcare facilities
Monitoring levels of supplies of materials and equipment to ensure adequate levels in terms of quantity and quality
Participate in ordering supplies from the hospital/healthcare facility pharmacy
Collaborate with the team leader and medical coordinator in sending orders for periodic re-stocking
Work with M&E team to ensure accuracy and quality of data collected from all hospital/healthcare facilities on a monthly basis
Conduct monthly data analysis and take action as appropriate
Provide training to hospital/healthcare facility personnel for specific needs of the facility
Works as a member of the team, taking in consideration the non-medical problems encountered by the patients (i.e. feeding and psychosocial)
Develop and foster professional working relationship with medical counterparts of hospital/healthcare facilities

Registerd Nurse (RN) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Labor and delivery experience preferable
2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital settings, with low-resource settings preferable
Technical expertise in infection, prevention and control
Demonstrated experience in implementing IPC practices and systems improvement
Demonstrated experience working with multiple partners and stakeholders
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Experience in training and mentoring
Previous experience of working in North Africa preferable
Fluent Arabic speaker