20 (Twenty) x Family Planning Outreach Nurse Aide: FHI 360
Deadline: 7 June 2019
Contract: Part Time
FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the provision of family planning outreach services. Under the supervision of the outreach team leader s/he is responsible for setup of the outreach site and working spaces and maintaining the work environment free from any harm which may endanger the lives of the clients and or other staff members.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for cleaning the procedure rooms and assists the nurse during procedures, sets up the equipment and stations at the outreach point and dissembling the same after the outreach session; Maintains order at the outreach point; Cleans the instruments after use and ensures that the team has sterile packs always to ensure infection control practices; Measurement and recording of vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff and reports all abnormal observations; Documents actions by completing forms and records; Ensures proper management of clean and soiled linens; Ensures safe disposal of all medical waste to meet environmental management standards; Listening to the clients concerns and reporting any issues to the nurse/team leader; Responsible for restocking of medical and care supplies in preparation of outreach visits; Performs routine tasks under the supervision of the nurses.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Ability to work with people of different social background; Experience in infection prevention standard practices and policies; Strong inter-personal skills, enhancing team work and organisational culture; Ability to handle confidential information appropriately; Ability to prioritise and multi-task as the tasks demand.
Qualifications and requirements
Must be in procession of a Nurse Aide certificate; At least 1 year working experience.
Send your CV and cover letter including your preferred area in the subject line. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Please note that FHI 360 does not charge applicants any fee for their applications to be considered.
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