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Volunteer Opportunities at United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme

Volunteer Opportunities at United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme

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United Nations Volunteers

Nursing Officer

  • National Specialist

Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.Description of task
  • Under the direct supervision of Senior Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan;
  • performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings;
  • assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for client/patient;
  • creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for patient;
  • carrying outpatient audits to improve patientcare;
  • collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support patient and their families;
  • carrying out therapeutic communication with the patient;
  • conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions;
  • documenting interventions and nursing outcomes;
  • participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures;
  • diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution
  • Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark

  • At least 2 years’ experience in relevant field
  • Must be a Resident of the County and already at the duty station
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Knowledge of local language of the duty station will be preferred

Language skills

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Kiswahili (Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Area of expertise: Nursing and midwifery
  • Driving license: No

Competencies values:

  • Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

Note: This is a readvertisement for Wajir County:-

  • Only residents who are currently at the duty station indicated above will be considered for this assignment. Applications must be submitted, indicating clearly the County being applied for Applicants are required to indicate their current physical address.? Application deadline:24-05-2020
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