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MSF Switzerland Hospital Head Nurse Jobs Kenya. (JB00002284)


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Job Source
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
Posted On
01 November 2010
Job Description
Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland
Dagahaley, Daadab Refugee Camp Kenya Programme

Head Nurse – Hospital

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

At present, MSFCH operates in three programmes locations in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan:

Location: Dagahaley, Dadaab Refugee Camp

Start date: November, 2010

Type of contract: 6 months fixed term (with possibility of extension)

Main Tasks:
* Support the Hospital Nursing Supervisor in the nursing activities
* Ensure advanced nursing care by MSF Nursing staff according to MSF Protocol
* Supervise the Central Pharmacy Stock in collaboration with Pharmacist
* Work in collaboration with the Health Post Nurse for continuity of care & Logistics Department to meet Hospital needs.
* Support and supervise the Head Nurse in the Hospital Management
* Assure adequate staff of the nursing team
* Report immediately to the technical referent any problem arising in the service,
Educational Requirements
* Nurse with diploma/degree recognized by the government and registered and licensed by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
* 2 year experience working in a busy hospital setup as a Head Nurse
* MSF experience an advantage

Personal qualities:
* Organized, methodical and accurate
* Able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
* Good team player.
* Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
* Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Experience Requirements
Additional Requirements
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope “Head Nurse – Hospital” to:

The Medical Coordinator
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
Salary Range
Negotiable to Based on Experience
Other Benefits
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Last date for applying
12 November 2010
Post your resume to
The Medical Coordinator MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission P.O. Box 25091 – 00603 Lavington, Nairobi 
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