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  • Posted: May 20, 2020
    Deadline: May 24, 2020
  • The United Nations Volunteers programme is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.
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    Nursing Officer

    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; and diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions


    Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

    Education - Additional Comments:

    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 preffered

    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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UN Volunteers on to apply
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