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Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain

Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain


Position: SPECIALIZED NURSE/TCC focal Point - Supervisor
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Posted date: 8 months ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

Provide nursing care and general management/organization at the MSF Therapeutic and Counselling Centre –TCC- according to MSF protocols and practices, TCC regulations and operational guidelines. Universal hygiene standards-precautions are applied in order to ensure quality and continuity of care for MSF beneficiaries according to project scope and limitations. Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions and general hygiene and cleaning are properly performed at TCC. Bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the TCC premises are implemented ensuring high standards of hygiene of the working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times. Provide to the patient's treatment plan for psychiatrist cases as well as to other medical cases according to GP Psychiatry Focal Point prescriptions or clinical officer prescriptions. Assisting patients according to their particular conditions. Implementation of daily rounds to check the patient’s conditions and administer medication. Develop and provide health education to patients regularly. Identifying Sexually Gender-Based Violence victims and referring them to MSF clinical officer and Psychologist making sure they access the care as per MSF SV protocols; thereafter following these patients’ up after receiving the first SV care. Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit is applied as per MSF protocol. Report any patient deterioration to the treating MSF GP/Clinical officer or to Psychologist as well as when there is no the resolution of medical complains for patients at TCC. Manage the storage at the TCC and do regular stock request to project Log supervisor to replenish the used stock to make sure TCC runs smoothly and the stock is used with rationality. Regular inventory of stock and equipment in use is done every month and reported to PMR/Project Coordinator. Organize in daily basis patient’s transport through the social worker and Log supervisor whenever the patients are discharged including those ones who stay at the pension. Liaise with Nursing team supervisor and Log Supervisor to organize the transport of patients who require a medical appointment at the referral facilities on a daily basis. Manage and supervise the MSF Cleaning staff at TCC and follow all MSF HR-related regulations such as PMS, internal regulations and health policies for staff. MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities hygienic care is got sensitized and respect the hygiene rules at TCC. Make sure all TCC rules and regulations, and operational guidelines are understood and respected by patients and MSF staff. Stock cards are updated at least once a week and any mismatch between psychical stock and theoretical stock is reported to PMR. Ensure interdisciplinary care with fluent and collaborative preparation of the care plan for each patient SoIT admitted at TCC and report any difficulty to the MHS or to the General Practitioner Dr. Carrying out admission of patients, record patients’ length of stay on a daily basis after they are discharged. Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (filling in patient’s files, forms, medication consumption, statistics, registers, health files, as well as ensuring appropriate management of TCC stock as per supply procedures.). Ensuring an appropriate reception in written/oral from the psychiatrist nurse and make sure that all is set for patients continuation of care every afternoon after finishing her duty at TCC. Reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise to MHs and MHAM for MH patients care-related issues. Administer medication and monitor evolution of psychiatric cases as well as other medical cases and report any patients’ changes or complaints to General Practitioner Dr. Participating in data collection and reporting as per project needs. Participating regularly in department-related meetings and project meetings. Ensure safe and reliable system to manage all medication available at TCC, its functioning, conditions, follow-up of expired drugs, stock inventories in a monthly basis, and establish special control measures to manage and administer psychotropic medication as per GP or psychiatrist Dr. prescription. Check that patient’s meals are delivered on time to patients at TCC and liaise with NTS and Log Supervisor to send the meals for patients at the pension in a timely manner. Ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures to make sure the smooth operation of MSF Therapeutic and Counselling Centre. Ensure medical competence by continued professional development, reading of training guidelines and get active usage of MSF applications like TEMBO or any training opportunity offered in or out of MSF. Administratively professional and respectful to address challenges in regards to Human Resources or other challenges encountered in his duty, ensuring assertive communication to his/her supervisors, managers and all other team colleagues in order to favour a conducive work environment. Respecting communication lines within MSF to address any challenges encountered during his work duty avoiding jumping up to Head of Mission, MedCo, HrCo or other mission coordinators regardless of the sharing of space at the office. Be proactive in reporting team and patients needs and finding solutions to carry out an appropriate delivery of care and take individual responsibilities to perform his/her duties with autonomy. Proactive in preparing case reviews and propose training needs for himself/herself. EDUCATION Desirable Bachelor in Science of Nursing Social Worker Bachelor, Sociologist or psychologist degree is a plus EXPERIENCE Desirable 2 years of previous demonstrable experiences as Nurse, nursing supervisor or manager and previous experience in other NGOs, Associations or international companies Desirable experience in assisting patients in multiples needs as migrants within associations - NGOs and/or social services settings. LANGUAGES Amharic and English are essential. Oromifa and Tigrinya are desirable. COMPETENCIES Results and Quality Orientation Teamwork and Cooperation Behavioural Flexibility Commitment to MSF Principles Team Management and Cooperation. Stress Management

How to apply

All applicants should send a CV, cover letter, educational records, work certificates and copy of national ID card either by email to (please indicate ¨On the subject box: the vacancy title, ¨your name¨ ON THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR COVER LETTER) OR give in-person to MSF Spain Gambella, Addis Ababa Office. Posting date: 17 Jan 2020 Closing date: 27 Jan 2020 We strongly encourage qualified women to apply. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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