Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.
Title: Nursing Team Supervisor
Direct Reports: PROJECT MEDICAL REFERENT (PMR)
Location: LIWALE – LINDI
Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning nursing and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.
o Carry out the functions and tasks associated to nursing i.e. perform as a nurse or anesthetist, whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
o Implement all the protocols and hygiene procedures, and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her speciality.
o Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
o Carry out and/or supervise the ( decentralized) pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.)in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
o Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring that cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
o Carry-out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision-taking.
o Give feedback/ reports to medical focal point.
CONTEXT SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:
As integrated project MSF is working in collaboration with MOH staff of 7 selected health facilities in the disctrict. The Nurse suppervisor is expcted to colaborate and follow the nursing activities in two health centres and four dispensaries. As such:
o Together with MOH staff ensure the implementation and use of protocals, guidelines, algorithms of BEMONC and CEMONC etc in the helath centres and Dispensaries
o Improve the sterilization techniqes of medical equipment mostly in the health Centres and Dispensaries
o Faciitate and follow the waste segrgation and desposal in the health centres and dispensaries, participate on trainings together with HP supervisor and MWAM
o Participate on nursing trainings in accordance with set plan
o Assist on OPD patient traige, under 5 age OPD and IPD
o Collect medical data of respective health facilities and submite to supervisor on time
o In onsultation with MWAM plan(schedule) for regular vist of the health centers and dispensaries
o Followup of availability of medical supplies respcive health facilities and faciitate MSF gap filling
Minimum Educational Qualification:
o Nurse diploma essential.
o MUST BE REGISTERED AND ALLOWED TO PRACTISE UNDER MEDICAL COUNCIL OF TANGANIYKA
- Minimum of 2 years working experience in similar position
- Upadted practicing licence
- Previous experience working with NGOs.
o Knowledge of both English and Swhili is desired
Competences and main skills:
o Essential knowledge working with MS Office packages
o Results and quality oriented
o Proven stress management
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
o Commitment, flexibility and agility.
o Service oriented
All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV and copy of relevant professional certificates not later than Wednesday Sept 14th 2022 at 4:00 PM . Please quote the job title on the email subject “NURSING TEAM SUPERVISOR”.
Please send your application to the email address [email protected]. The applications can also be submitted at MSF offices situated at Mikocheni B, Daima street House no 16 Dar es Salaam, or in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District or MSF Guest House Kibondo or Navikubo Executive Lodge & Retaurant P.o.Box 97 Liwale Lindi.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted