Pakistan>> Islamabad

Assistant Nurse

End Date: 16 Apr, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :4
Post Type:Job
Salary :PKR 65,500/Month  None
Start Date :06 Apr, 2018

Under the supervision of the Head of office, with the guidance from the Chief Migration Health officer (CMHO) for technical matters and administrative matters, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing support the immigration Health Assessment Programs through activities including nursing, laboratory testing, administration of treatment and prevention, and clerking .In particular, she/he will:

Health Assessment portfolio:

  • Provide assistance in the processing of migration health assessment of migrants to fulfil the technical requirements of the resettlement countries by performing routine clinical tasks/procedures as required by the Migration Health Physician such as:
  • Performing accurate anthropometrics,
  • Visual acuity
  • Vital signs measurements
  • Simple laboratory tests as needed
  • Support Tuberculosis management and provide directly observed therapy (DOT) per resettlement country guidelines.
  • Assist the radiographer to carry out X-ray imaging of migrants as requested by the Migration Health Physicians or radiologist in accordance with IOM and International standards
  • Support Infection Prevention and Control mechanisms
  • Information security/ Documentation/ QA and QC
  • Verify identity of refugees and migrants prior to laboratory sample collection, radiology examination, physical examination, vaccination and pre-departure procedures;
  • Assist in the compilation of medical records, files, charts, X-ray images
  • Maintain confidentiality of information throughout the migration health assessment process.
  • Implements follow-up procedures, arrange for specialist consultations and ensure receipt of specialist reports as assigned.
  • Ensure proper and accurate record keeping of applicants throughout the migration health assessment process, including uploading medical reports on the required databases
  • Communication and Management
  • Prepare list of medical drugs and supplies for procurement as requested by the Head of Office or Head Nurse, assist in inventory taking, confirm and receive ordered drugs and supplies; all in close coordination with the administrative and finance teams.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head MHAC, Program Coordinator or Chief Medical Officer.

Desirable Qualifications:

(Education, Experience, Competencies)

  • Degree in Nursing with at least two years relevant clinical experience required
  • Valid license to practice nursing in Pakistan.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Willingness and ability to work in difficult conditions whilst maintaining friendliness and patience.
  • Cultural and gender sensitivity: ability to work with the colleagues with different cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain documentation in order.
  • Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

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