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Nurse 10 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan


International Specialist
South Sudan
Juba, Wau (SSD)
until 30 June 2021
10 February 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and direct supervision of the Head Nurse, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Work in the walk-in clinic;
  • Respond to emergency calls and assist doctors in providing adequate care and performing respective duties in the treatment of the patient;
  • Perform ECG, and other medical exams such as blood tests, glucose, troponin, and urine test as required;
  • Prepare patient for different intervention and escort patient to other medical facilities as required;
  • Assess needs of clients visiting the walk-in clinic; provide care/advice (e.g. the benefits of preventive medicine, etc.);
  • Respond to on call and other duties including weekends as required;
  • Perform nursing care related to her/his professional capacity;
  • Responsible for emergency room and doctor’s consultation rooms, insure that all equipment are ready for use and functional e.g. defibrillator, ECG machine, glucometer, etc.;
  • Receives patients and records the necessary data for effective treatment;
  • Ensures safety of the patients while performing the duties;
  • Communicate with patients and updates the doctors in the clinic;
  • Maintains patient’s records and exercises confidentiality;
  • Accords patients fair and equal treatment regardless of ethnic background;
  • Assist in providing health education and addressing work environment and occupational health issues;
  • Actively contribute in planning and organizing preventive and primitive medical practice;
  • Actively contribute in the In-service education for nurses;
  • Plan and organize First Aid Training for UNMISS staff;
  • Maintain the clinic pharmacy by keeping the database updated and inform the relevant counterpart.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or an accredited Diploma Nursing Programme; Certificate/license of BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) and a Licensed Registered Nurse required.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records is desirable.
48 Months

Minimum four years progressive clinical experience in General Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Intensive Care or Anesthetics in a hospital.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
General human medicine (with clinical experience)
  • Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 10-02-2021