Malteser International Job Vacancy: Staff Nurse - Peshawar, Pakistan

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About Company:
Malteser International (MI) is a worldwide relief organization with more than 50 years of experience in humanitarian aid and at present covers around 100 projects in about 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Malteser International provides aid in all parts of the world without distinction of religion, race or political persuasion. Malteser International establishes and promotes primary healthcare services and seeks to reduce vulnerability and poverty.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:
  • Assist Female Medical Officer in conducting daily OPD,
  • Deal with emergency obstetrics care cases during evening and night shifts,
  • Screen out high risk pregnancies and complicated cases, and refer them to the nearest hospital/clinic designated by the organization as per referral protocols,
  • Enter all patient relevant data  in respective registers e.g. OPD/Delivery/PNC registers etc,
  • Conduct safe and clean normal delivery as per WHO/DOH guidelines,
  • Ensure every woman delivered in BHU receives a hygiene kit, new born kit and a mosquito bed net,
  • Disseminate information to delivered female about importance of breast feeding, routine vaccination, care of cord, personal hygiene and nutrition etc,
  • Supervise & develop the capacity of TBAs through on job coaching,
  • Ensure all PLWs attending OPD are screened for under nutrition and referred to the nearest nutrition centre for management,
  • Refer pregnant women for TT vaccination to the EPI centre,
  • Disseminate proper information and guide patients on danger signs of pregnancy and reason for a case referral to a secondary or tertiary care level health facility,
  • Update Female Medical Officer on last evening/night deliveries, referrals, distribution of kits to mother/new born,
  • Manage and maintain a proper record of kits distributed among delivered women/new born during her duty hours/shift,
  • On arrival at duty, take over a proper charge of medicine, all kind of kits, cleaning items etc from the duty staff nurse/LHV,
  • On arrival at duty, take a quick round of the MCH centre to ensure proper cleaning of MCH centre,
  • Perform routine lab tests (HB, Blood Grouping, Urine R/E etc) through rapid diagnostic test kits,
  • Prepare and submit a weekly work plan to her supervisor,
  • Participate in capacity building trainings organized by Malteser International or any partner organization,
  • Attend staff meetings organized on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis at BHU or project office,
  • Respect organizational policies/rules,
  • Follow proper chain of command and communication within the organization,
  • Any other job related task assigned by the Supervisor (s).

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Desirable:
  • Degree/Diploma of Nursing/LHV from a reputable and recognized institute,
  • Registered with PNC and holding a valid registration card,
  • Minimum five (05) years’ experience working in a Labor Room/MNCH Centre,
  • Ability to work independently/as a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity.
  • Any further training received in MNCH/IMNCI will be ideal,
  • Knowledge of Pashto language,
  • Familiar with local traditions and culture,
  • Local female of respective areas fulfilling the desired criterion will be preferred.

Please do mention the Job Title in the Subject; otherwise your CV could be missed out. For instance if you are applying for Female Medical Officer, Kindly uses this format in Subject “Application for Female Medical Officer”.

WEB LINKS
recruitment.pk@malteser-international.org 

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Closing Date: 06 October 2016
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