Position details

Vacancy id VAC-7607
Job title VAC-7607 Anaesthetic Nurse
Location Mogadishu
Apply by 30-Jun-2022
Start date 01-Jul-2022
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor's in or Diploma in Nursing with a minimum of three years progressive post qualification clinical experience in general nursing (essential).
Certificate in Intensive / Critical Care / Anaesthesia / Emergency Care Nursing or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ post specialist qualification (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 3 year/s of demonstrable relevant Nursing experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 3 year/s of experience in Africa (desirable).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

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Overview of position
  • Response Med is seeking to provide health professionals to deliver clinical services in UN facilities located in Somalia.

  • Personnel shall deliver primary care & hospital level services, including emergency, surgical, diagnostic, intensive care & general hospital services.

  • Personnel shall provide the services at the UN level 1+ health facility located in the UNSOS camp within the AAIA in Mogadishu & in sector health facilities, as & when required.

  • Additionally, personnel may be to reinforce these AMISOM level 2 hospitals during emergency situations that severely stress facilities.

  • The UN level 1+ health facility is a capability that was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency & primary health care for the UN international personnel in Somalia.

  • The facility has since been supporting UNSOS, UNSOM & AMISOM FHQ personnel.

  • Additionally, the facility is available to international personnel from other UN entities, diplomatic missions & UNSOS contracted vendors, on a cost recovery basis.

  • Services may, on occasion, also be extended to the SNA.

Role objectives

We are looking for an experienced Anaesthetic Nurse to promote safe & prompt provision of anesthesia & participate in patient education & communication, hence improving clinical & surgical outcomes. The successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes & shape best clinical & non clinical practice. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Meet patients before their procedure to conduct pre operative examinations.

  • Explaining anesthetic process to patients & reassuring them before they are led into the operating theatre under their supervision.

  • Administering appropriate type of anesthesia to patients via a variety of methods.

  • Recording vital details, including type of anesthesia administered dosage, method of administration & patient’s condition. 

  • Monitoring patients throughout their medical procedure & dealing immediately with any concerns that arise.

  • Give supportive resources on the patient & the families to promote positive outlook. 

  • Document all care rendered & response to treatment & medication treatments in the hospital management system. 

  • Offering education & support to patients’ families regarding treatment expectations.

  • Support medical specialists in attending to patients in the unit hospital. 

  • Monitor patients’ progress in the unit for side effects to treatment & reporting the same to the medical specialists in the hospital. 

  • Liaise with other healthcare staff in handling patients with multiple of complex medical conditions in the units in the hospital.

Project reporting

This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies
  • Bachelors or Diploma as a Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years progressive post qualification clinical experience in general nursing.

  • Postgraduate training in Intensive / Critical Care / Anaesthesia / Emergency Care Nursing or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ post specialist qualification.

  • Currently registered & licensed to practice nursing & apply specialty without supervision in own country or another UN member state.

  • English proficiency, a minimum of level B 2 is required.

  • Preference / desire to live & work in Somalila.

Team management

This role does not have any team management responsibility.

Further information
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

  • CTG is open to reviewing applications of both expats as well as Somali nationals for this role.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.