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Job Description

Main purpose:

The Nurse is responsible for receiving, assessing and preparing patients. She provides triage and emergency care in the ER or proper nursery care in the NBU, according to MSF protocols.


  • Patient assessment, care and treatment in one of the following wards: ER or NBU within the DHQ hospital Timergara.
  • Initial assessment of patient: Evaluate the patient upon arrival and prepare and arrange the referral if required.  
  • Patient care, treatment in the observation unit and new born unit: Carry out first care of the new-born; in case of complications, carry out initial resuscitation of the new-born and notify the physician. Take vital signs of patient based on established time schedule.
  • Management of materials and consumables: Ensure that contaminated waste (including needles and other sharps) is segregated and managed according to MSF protocols.
  • Reporting and recording: Ensure information is handed over to the next shift.
  • Service Assessment and Development: Taking part in and contributing towards trainings and internal evaluations and making an ongoing effort to maintain and update medical knowledge and skills.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Essential: Good communication skills in Pashto, good knowledge of Lower Dir community and culture.
  • Desirable: Good communication skills in English.

Information for applicants:

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for tests and interviews. MSF reserves the right to reject individual applications or cancel the whole of the recruitment process without notice.If you are contacted for tests, we will require also the following documents: motivation letter, copy of your diploma, copy of your PNC card and copy of your work certificates.

Selected candidates must be able to provide a NOC from the relevant DHQ and MS before getting a work contract issued.

If you replied to the same advertisement published from 07/10 to 05/11, please don’t send your CV again – these advertisements are linked.

Job Details

Job Channel:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
Job Type:
MSF - Belgium
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Essential: Nurse (RNRM 4 years Diploma) or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing - Valid PNC Registration.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year (Desirable: 1 year experience in a hospital setting – in Emergency Room or in newborn care.)
Apply Before:
Nov 24, 2019
Posting Date:
Nov 07, 2019
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