Employer: United Nations Support Office for AMISOM
Expiry: 12 June 2015
position is located in the Medical Section of the United Nations
Support Office for AMISOM(UNSOA). The Nurse will be based in Mogadishu
and report to the Medical Officer.
Within delegated authority, the Nurse FS-4 will be responsible for the following duties:
• Identifies, plans and maintains the clinics’ medical materials, supplies and equipment requirements and
raising requisitions accordingly.
• Arranges medical appointments and examinations to mission personnel and updates monthly medical reports.
• Liaises with mission military medical facilities (AMISOM) on daily basis to establish seamless supply chain management.
Assists in providing medical support during evacuation and repatriation
including advising evacuees on the requirements for evacuation and/or
escorts patients if needed.
• Concludes or closes medical evacuation files to enable staff members to submit claims.
• Assists with arrangements for the deceased.
• Assists with the development of logistical plans to support field satellite clinics.
• Assists with designing and implementing medical outreach programmes for mission personnel.
• Participate in planning and organizing preventive medical fairs.
• Draws and implements duty roster for clinic personnel.
• Performs medical briefing for incoming staff and conducts first aid training.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Assist with mass casualty training with our client’s and planning for response to mass casualty incident.
• Provide daily 24 hours emergency medical coverage for the staff.
• Assist in providing emergency first aid training to the staff.
• Develop emergency medical training initiatives within national medical facilities at the humanitarian hubs of assignment.
and experience in clinical/occupational nursing. Shows pride in work
and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of
subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments,
observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional
rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with
difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring
the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is
willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda;
Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when
such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for
team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team
Planning & Organizing: Develops clear
goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority
activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates
appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees
risks and allows for contingencies when planning; Monitors and adjusts
plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently
Professional Nurse or Paramedic who is a graduate of either an
accredited Baccalaureate Nursing or Paramedic Programme (University) or
an accredited Diploma Programme (4 years). Certificates in ECG, CPR or
Advance Life Support is desirable.
least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in general
nursing, Intensive Care and health administration. Mass casualty
experience is desirable. Knowledge and understanding of relevant UN
administrative policies and procedures is desirable.
and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
For the position(s) advertised, fluency in oral and written English is
required. Knowledge of a second United Nations official language is an
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