Registered Nurse

Employer: International Rescue Committee
Location: Libya
Closing date: 29 Mar 2017

Job Overview/Summary:

This program seeks a qualified nurse who will work directly with IRCs Emergency Health Coordinator and IRC expatriate health staff to ensure quality services within Misrata central hospital.

Carry out clinical activities and patient care alongside and in collaboration with local personnel
Preparation and care of patients undergoing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures
Referral of patients to and between hospitals/healthcare facilities
Provide technical support and oversight to local healthcare facility staff in patient care and service delivery
Monitoring levels of supplies of materials and equipment to ensure adequate levels in terms of quantity and quality
Work with M&E team to ensure accuracy and quality of data collected from all hospital departments on a weekly basis
Provide training to partnering Libyan 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 community members and counterparts of healthcare facilities

Female registerd Nurse (RN) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Primary health care and mobile clinic experience preferable
2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital settings specially in maternity wards, 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