As an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team, Nurse 2 promotes and ensures the delivery of high-quality patient care aimed at reaching national/international standards depending on the context. S/he works to build capacity in nursing care and infection control in ICRC-assisted or independent hospitals often working with limited resources and in challenging conditions.
Provides high-quality care to admitted patients, following the ICRC's nursing guidelines and in cooperation with other members of the surgical team.
Participates in delivering a training/coaching programme to measurably improve the quality of patient care.
Promotes a clean and safe patient environment and ensures that hygiene conditions are regularly measured and maintained in line with local and ICRC standards.
Ensures accurate data collection through the timely completion and filing of all patient/hospital-related documents.
Participates effectively in any emergency-preparedness or response measures undertaken by the team or hospital.
Ensures clinical management of nursing and auxiliary staff under his/her responsibility.
Cooperates with and provides any relevant support to both internal and external counterparts.
Makes sure that available resources are used rationally and that supplies are reordered; ensures that equipment is properly used and maintained.
Bachelor's degree/diploma in nursing/midwifery or equivalent (minimum 3-year course).
Registered nurse with a valid license to practise.
3 to 5 years' overall work experience in a hospital, including 1 to 3 years' practice preferably in a general, orthopaedic and/or trauma ward.
Previous experience in acute-care departments such as emergency rooms, intensive-care units, and recovery rooms.
Previous international humanitarian and/or development experience in low-income countries an asset.
Previous experience within the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement an asset.
Good command (spoken and written) in English.
A multinational, friendly, and multicultural working environment.
A competitive package.
Extensive opportunities for learning and development.
Open Ended Contract.
Your application should be submitted no later than 04.07.2022 and must comprise of:
A cover / motivation letter setting out briefly your motivation and suitability for the position.
A complete and up-to-date CV.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an equal opportunity employer.
Females are encouraged to apply.
We are grateful to all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.