• Career Opportunities at The United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS)

  • Posted on: 20 January, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The UN Level 1+ medical facility at the UNSOS camp located within the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA) was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency medical care as well as primary care for the UN international personnel who were deployed into Mogadishu, initially, and now to all the AMISOM sector hubs across Somalia. The facility has been supporting UNSOS and UNSOM Personnel. In addition, UNSOS has made the facility available to international personnel from other UN-Entities, Diplomatic Missions and UNSOS contracted vendors, and their respective personnel on a cost recovery basis. CHSi is seeking medical personnel and healthcare providers to support this very important UN mission in Somalia.

    Operating Room Nurse

     

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Diploma in Nursing
    • Post basic training in Operating Theatre nursing;
    • Certified as OT nurses
    • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in an operating theatre setting
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for Nurse Anesthetists, Physicians and other primary care providers.

    Required Skills

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Practice their specialty based on demand in their work setting.
    • Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients.
    • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
    • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients.
    • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patients and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
    • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing; State Nurse Practice Act, and other governing agency regulations.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
    • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Medical Laboratory Technician

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
    • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in hospital setting
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General

    Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Under the direction of a licensed physician or Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Technician will do some or all of the following:

    • Performs routine chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, and microscopic, tests.
    • Draws blood from patients.
    • Examines and analyzes body fluids and cells and matches blood for transfusions.
    • Must be familiar with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) requirements for maintaining blood products for transfusion.
    • Analyzes chemical content of fluids and tests for drug levels such as Urine Drug Screen (UDS).
    • Prepares specimens, counts cells, and looks for abnormal cells in blood and body fluids.
    • Analyzes test results and relays them to physicians.
    • Analyzes samples for chemical content or a chemical reaction and determines concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels.
    • Evaluates test results, develops and modifies procedures, and establishes and monitors programs, to ensure the accuracy of tests.
    • Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens.
    • Orders and stocks supplies as needed and maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
    • In addition to preparing patients and operating equipment, technicians keep patient records and adjust and maintain equipment.
    • Prepare work schedules, evaluate purchases of equipment, or assist in managing a medical laboratory department.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    General Surgeon

     

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery;
    • Postgraduate specialisation in General Surgery;
    • Nationally certified to practice as a General Surgeon,
    • Minimum of 3 year’s post specialisation experience in the practice of General Surgery.
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for Physicians and Surgeons.

    Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.

    Required Skills

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Analyze patient’s medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operation’s necessity and to determine best procedure.
    • Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, and preparation and treatment of the patient’s operative area.
    • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, residents and other medical staff.
    • Examine patient to provide information on medical condition and surgical risk.
    • Follow established surgical techniques during the operation.
    • Operate on patients to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or restore patients’ functions.
    • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary.
    • Conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques that can improve operating procedures and outcomes.
    • Examine instruments, equipment, and operating room to ensure sterility.
    • Prepare case histories.
    • Provide consultation and surgical assistance to other physicians and surgeons.
    • Will demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHS Medical Management System software
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements
    • Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients
    • Participate and advise in Mass Casualty Exercises/Events
    • Other duties as assigned

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Anesthesiologist

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery,
    • Postgraduate specialization in Anaesthesia; Nationally certified to practice as aa anaesthetist;
    • Minimum of 3 year’s post specialization experience in the practice of Anaesthesia;
    • Fluency in English Language

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal or caudal methods.
    • Confer with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anesthetic or sedation to render patient insensible to pain.
    • Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation.
    • Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
    • Examine patient, obtain medical history and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.
    • Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.
    • Record type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout procedure.
    • Conduct medical research to aid in controlling and curing disease, to investigate new medications, and to develop and test new medical techniques.
    • Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians and other health care providers.
    • Inform students and staff of types and methods of anesthesia administration, signs of complications, and emergency methods to counteract reactions.
    • Manage anesthesiological services, coordinating them with other medical activities and formulating plans and procedures.
    • Position patient on operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility.
    • Provide and maintain life support and airway management, and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
    • Provide medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery.
    • Instruct individuals and groups on ways to preserve health and prevent disease.
    • Schedule and maintain use of surgical suite, including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment.
    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
    • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
    • Participate and assist in Mass Casualty exercises/events.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Requires a corporate background check, and a favorably adjudicated investigation if required by contract.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

    Radiology Technician

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Diploma in radiology
    • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in hospital setting
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs diagnostic imaging examinations like X-rays, and computed tomography,
    • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
    • Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position; adjustment equipment controls to set exposure factors.
    • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
    • Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.
    • Maintains production and quality of radiographs or other media by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
    • Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    • Maintains radiology supplies and inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
    • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
    • Will demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHS Medical Management System software.
    • Other duties as assigned

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Program Manager

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Healthcare Administration OR Business Administration OR any related field in Medical Sciences, (MBA or a Master degree in related fields will be an added advantage).
    • Must be fluent in spoken and written English.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in managing healthcare services at an international level.

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General

    Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serves as primary interface with customer, Contracting Officer and other designated Government officials throughout the term of the contract and related task orders.
    • Ensures customer satisfaction by delivering quality service and effective solutions to emergent conditions.
    • Manages the transition from contract award to full CHS operating capability as described in the basic contract and associated task orders.
    • Plans, and executes all contractual service requirements.
    • Prepares, and manages program budgets, schedules, and achieves all performance requirements.
    • Directs program activities in accordance with the contract and Task Order PWS.
    • Applies CHS policies and procedures or develops and implements new procedures, as may be required.
    • Maintains or coordinates IT, radio and telephonic communication, transportation and other support services capability that are provided by the customer, CHS partners, customer contractors and others to ensure no interruption in service to the customer.
    • Establishes and maintains patient tracking processes and procedures that will account for patient locations with the program health care delivery network.
    • Responsible through assigned PMO staff for all supply chain management processes to support continuous, fully capable operations of health care facilities.
    • Coordinates with the customer, customer contractors, customer facilities and capabilities (e.g., Medevac, Warehouses) to ensure mutual, timely support.
    • Provides direction and guidance to all program staff.
    • Manages the quality programs of business partners, subcontractors, services contractors, and suppliers supporting the program.
    • Provides Corporate and client management with timely, transparent and accurate information to assess program performance.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Family Medicine Provider

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University degree in medicine and Surgery
    • At least five years of experience in outpatient medicine, or
    • At least two years of post-graduate training in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine or Internal Medicine; additionally, experience in remote medicine, infectious diseases and tropical medicine will be preferred.
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General

    Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
    • Participate in the preparation of patients for medical evacuation within and outside of Somalia.
    • Treats patients in an outpatient clinic to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
    • Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary
    • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
    • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Participate and advise on Mass Casualty Drills.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software, including Electronic Medical Records software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Pharmacy Technician

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Diploma in Pharmacy
    • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in hospital setting
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General

    Medical Officers

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
    • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
    • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
    • Fill bottles with prescribed medications and type and affix labels.
    • Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
    • Dispenses prescription drugs and other health care products to patients.
    • Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.
    • Clean, and help maintain, equipment and work areas, and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
    • Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
    • Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, and supplies, and enter inventory data into computer.
    • Document care delivered.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Nurse Anesthetist

     

    Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery,
    • Postgraduate specialization in Anaesthesia; Nationally certified to practice as aa anaesthetist;
    • Minimum of 3 year’s post specialization experience in the practice of Anaesthesia;
    • Fluency in English Language

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for Nurse Anesthetists, Physicians and other primary care providers.

    Required Skills

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • To include getting supplies and equipment ready for procedures, studying and interpreting pre-surgical tests to determine how the anesthetic will affect the patient, and assuring that an adequate blood supply is on hand in case of an emergency.
    • Select and prescribe post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients.
    • Administer post-anesthesia medications or fluids to support patients’ cardiovascular systems.
    • Evaluate patients’ post-surgical or post-anesthesia responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur.
    • Perform pre-anesthetic screenings, including physical evaluations and patient interviews, and document results.
    • Select, order, or administer pre-anesthetic medications.
    • Discharge patients from post-anesthesia care.
    • Perform or evaluate the results of diagnostic tests such as radiographs (x-rays) and electrocardiograms (EKGs).
    • Manage patients’ airway or pulmonary status using techniques such as endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, respiratory therapy, and extubation.
    • Monitor patients’ responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using invasive and noninvasive techniques.
    • Prepare prescribed solutions and administer local, intravenous, spinal, or other anesthetics following specified methods and procedures.
    • Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
    • Select, order, or administer anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids or blood products as necessary.
    • Assess patients’ medical histories to predict anesthesia response.
    • Develop anesthesia care plans.
    • Obtain informed consent from patients for anesthesia procedures.
    • Select, prepare, or use equipment, monitors, supplies, or drugs for the administration of anesthetics.
    • Calibrate, test, disassemble, and clean anesthesia equipment.
    • Insert arterial catheters or perform arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples.
    • Insert peripheral or central intravenous catheters.
    • Instruct other staff on topics such as anesthetic techniques, pain management and emergency responses.
    • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
    • Request anesthesia equipment repairs, adjustments, or safety tests.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Dentist

     

    Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University Degree in Dental Surgery
    • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience as a Dental Surgeon
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for Dentists.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Experience

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Emergency Medicine Provider

     

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

    • University degree in medicine and Surgery
    • Post graduate training in Emergency medicine
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an emergency physician
    • Fluency in English

    Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General

    Medical Officers.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
    • Participate in the preparation of patients for medical evacuation within and outside of Somalia.
    • Treats patients in emergency room to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
    • Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary
    • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
    • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Participate and advise on Mass Casualty Drills.
    • Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
    • Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software, including Electronic Medical Records software.
    • Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
    • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have a current passport.
    • Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
    • Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.
    • Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
    • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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