Medecins Sans Frontieres MSF Doctors without Borders
Nurse
Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV / AIDS, Nutrition
Delhi
Application Email : delhi-hrm-assist@oca.msf.org

Website

www.oca.msf.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 13 2021

Description

Vacancy Announcement

 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders India (DWBI) is an international humanitarian medical aid organization working in more than 70 countries worldwide. Médecins Sans Frontiers is neutral, impartial, independent, and not linked to any political party or governmental body. Our teams provide emergency medical assistance to people in need, irrespective of their nationality, race or religion. In 1999 MSF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as recognition for its medical work in several continents.

 

Position: Nurse

 

Location of Job: New Delhi

 

Duration: 1 Year (renewable)

 

Start Date: ASAP

 

Application-closing date: 13 June 2021 till 05:30 pm

 

No. of Position: 1 (One)

 

Note: Only Female candidates are required

 

We offer:

  • Salary Gross (INR): 31, 403 /- per month (non-negotiable)

  • 18 days annual leave; 12 days paid leave as per specified list of holidays; Sick/Casual leave of 12 days as per calendar year (pro-rated based on hire date).

  • Contributions made for statutory benefit programs such as Provident Fund.

  • Covered under accident insurance.

  • DWBI provides medical reimbursement for employees and their dependents as per health care policy.

  • A stimulating, professional environment in an international organization.

PURPOSE OF POST:

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.

 

FUNCTIONAL AND HIERARCHICAL LINES

  • Hierarchically accountable to Project Medical Referent (PMR)

  • Functionally accountable to Project Medical Referent (PMR)

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.

  • 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.

  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit

  • 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

  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization

  • 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.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.

  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorization, etc.)

  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual, protocols, and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.

  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures

 CONTEXT SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

Following medical prescriptions (delegated role):

  • Provide quality nursing care to survivors of sexual and gender based violence presenting at the DWBI Clinic including:

  1. Reception of the patient, triaging, history taking, (assisting in) medical examination.

  2. Assisting the Medical Doctors in their daily tasks, health care tasks and consultations as needed.

  3. Medical care of minor injuries (fracture, lacerations, burns etc.)

  • Explaining the patients what is happening to patients and educating them about their illnesses.

  • Explaining the treatment given and providing any advice required.

  • Provide first aid psychological care: comforting the patients, not blaming patients.

  • Provide HIV testing and counselling.

Outreach - care for survivors of sexual and domestic violence:

  • Facilitate and raise awareness on sexual and gender-based violence amongst community (health) workers, counterpart and general population through outreach activities and workshops.

  • Supports and participate with the Health Education team to deliver an appropriate package of HE/IEC materials related to SGBV, sessions with different sectors of risks groups and the communities.

Follow up of sheltered patients

  • Taking patients’ medical parameters (if requested by Medical Doctor)

  • Heart and respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature

  • Weigh if required

  • Listening to patients’ complaints and passing them on to the doctor or other concerned parties

  • Organizing health education sessions if necessary

  • Maintaining registers and files up to date at all times, entering all pertinent information

  • Filling out nurse liaison forms during the transfer of a patient

Managing written/oral handovers

  • Filling in the handover book, noting everything that happened during the shift and any changes in prescription or patients to be followed up

  • Ensuring an oral handover at every team changeover, drawing attention to any notable events during the shift

  • Participating in the medical team meeting for exchanging information on the state of the patients

Managing medicines and departmental material

  • Carrying out stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover

  • Noting the daily consummation and placing an order if necessary

  • Sending material to be sterilized/recuperating it from sterilization

  • Informing the departmental supervisor of the various needs

Data and reporting

  • Participating in data collection with the departmental manager                                 

  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of DWBI activities in DWBI SGBV clinic/program

REQUIREMENTS

 

Education:                     Essential recognized nurse degree/diploma as a GNM

                                      Desirable Bachelor in Science of Nursing

 

Experience:             Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in similar organizations.

 

Languages:                   Hindi essential, English desirable

 

Competencies:       

 

Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF Principles, Stress Management

 

This job description may be amended in line with the activities or evolution of the organization.    

To apply for the above position:

Please clearly state which position you are applying for and send CV and letter of motivation to apply for this position (with phone number) no later than 13 June 2021 to delhi-hrm-assist@oca.msf.org 

 

You can also send your application to:

 

DWBI Delhi Project Office,                               

A-20, Mahindra Park Main

G. T. Road Delhi – 110033,

INDIA Tel: +91-11-27642481

 

Application without motivation letter will not be accepted.

 

Due to high volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Note: We do not use any external recruitment consultants.

   


Job Email id: delhi-hrm-assist@oca.msf.org