Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing at FHI 360

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

FHI 360 Health Systems Diagnostics and Correction is a technology company that helps in empowering healthcare organizations with financial applications.

Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing at FHI 360 1

JOB TITLE: Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

Requisition ID: 2021202039
JOB LOCATION: Bama LGA, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Field Coordinator

JOB DETAILS:

  • 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 for the targeted population.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort.
  • For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary.
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures.
  • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration.
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.)

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • BSc. Nursing, Public health or other closely related field with 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian organization is highly desirable
  • Understanding of Kanuri is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Results quality Orientation, Teamwork, Flexibility, Service Orientation, Stress Management
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task 
    Compassionate with good communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills 
  • Must be computer literate.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


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Job Features

Job CategoryNursing/Health Care Work/Frontline