Health Field Officer (Nurse)

Job Description

Title: Health Field Officer (Nurse)

Company Name: International Committee of the Red Cross

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Nursing degree
∎ 1-year internship having valid registration from Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Department : Health-Emergency Department Support (EDS)
∎ Starting date : As soon as possible
∎ Contract Type : Contractual (1 Year) with possibility to extend
∎ The Health Field Officer (Nurse) will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Emergency Department Specialist Nurse in the ICRC`s Office in Cox`s Bazar.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implements Emergency Department Support (EDS) program, skills training activities, IPC and waste management protocols in Sadar Hospital, Cox's Bazar.
∎ Assists the Specialist Nurse, Doctor and Hospital Project Manager in implementing the emergency department programme(s) at Sadar Hospital in CXB.
∎ Interprets at meetings and translates documents into local languages.
∎ Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders (namely the nursing colleges) to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programmes. Represents the ICRC vis-à- vis national authorities
∎ Works together with the ED Specialist Nurse to conduct formal and bedside training sessions for the ED MoH nurses
∎ Works closely with the MoHFW, Hospital and Emergency Department Management from CXB Sadar Hospital to establish and follow up the EDS program (5 key areas: triage, crowd control, patient flow, standardized emergency care and documentation, public awareness).
∎ Provide support with training activities like BEC, ERTC, MCP workshops. Participate in the design or adjustment of training programs as required. Carries out logistical tasks regarding training/workshops if required.
∎ Promotion of ABCD approach, team work and clinical expertise in management of emergency cases (Capacity Building).
∎ Assist with the continuation of onsite practical sessions in the Hospital to ensure that theoretical training is put into practice in the ED of Sadar Hospital through daily presence in the ED with a focus on team work, systematic assessment and management of patients, emergency preparedness and safety of clinical area.
∎ Support the reinforcement of training/education by maintaining a 24x7 presence in the ED.
∎ Contributes to any other activities, which may be considered necessary by the Hospital Project Manager, Health Coordinator and/or Management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Knowledge Required: Clinical knowledge in nursing responsibilities related to trauma, medicine, surgery, gynecology, obstetrics. Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment.
∎ Professional requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 years of clinical work experience as a nurse in a government or a private hospital setting. Experience in an emergency department and/or humanitarian organization would be an advantage. Good connections with the local health authorities or groups of interest for the ICRC
∎ Additional Training: Postgraduate qualifications in specialized nursing, management, or education would be an advantage
∎ Languages: Excellent fluency in spoken and written English & fluency in local language
∎ Computer skills: Excellent and proven command of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
∎ Other skills: Evaluation, Analysis, and Results-Based Management would be an advantage.
∎ Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment.
∎ Personal qualities for the position:
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and team working skills; the sense of responsibility; strong organizational skills; perseverance; rigor.
∎ Ability to remain flexible and to maintain good spirits in challenging and stressful situations.
∎ Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary environment.
∎ Empathy and compassion with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles.

∎ A contract with attractive compensation and social benefits

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ 13th month Salary
∎ Medical Insurance and Accidental Coverage
∎ In-house and/or external training
∎ The opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience in an international setting of humanitarian endeavour

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 11 Dec 2021

Company Information:
∎ 21 Nov 2021
∎ International Committee of the Red Cross

Category: Medical/Pharma


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