Nurse Assistant ( Réf : SVN/2024/011 )

IOM- International Organization for Migration (Voir toutes les offres)

Alger,Algerie Expire le : 19 Mai 2024
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Under the overall supervision of the Migration health Physician/MHD Head of unit and the direct supervision of the AVRR health physician; the successful candidate will be responsible for the carrying out the following duties and responsibilities in relation to the AVRR program under the MHD unit in Algiers, Algeria.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. Provide general assistance with the daily nursing activities in the Migration Health Assessment Clinic (MHAC) to fulfil the technical requirements of the resettlement countries in the areas of: 
a) Medical examinations.
      i. Such as checking vital signs, weight, height, visual acuity; and, 
     ii.Blood, urine or sputum collection as required.
b) Support in TB management; Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS).
c) Support Infection prevention and control mechanisms.
d) Support pre-departure procedures and medical movements.
e) Support documentation, certification and information transmission.
f) Transport of samples to the laboratory in a proper and safe manner.
g) Liaise with the laboratory, receive results and reports in a timely manner; and,
h) Other technical areas as may be required.

2. Provide support and general information to the migrants and/or refugees in relation to: 
a) The migration health assessment, specially focusing on Chest Xray, Immunization and sputum testing for those requiring it; and,
b) Treatments and referrals.
3. Support Nurses with proper identification and follow up by:
a) Comprehensive history taking.
b) Accurate and thorough Biodata collection.
c) Ensuring ID verification for each step of the health assessment process; and,
d) Keeping a register of applicants who undergo health investigations and testing.

4. Follow the Health Assessment Programmes’ check lists and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and maintain standard universal precautions within MHAC.

5. Assist Nurses in medical emergency management as well as with chronic case management and related procedures.  Arrange for specialist consultations and ensure receipt of specialist reports as assigned.

6. Support proper and accurate record keeping of applicants throughout the migration health assessment process, including uploading medical reports on the required databases.

7. Perform national medical escort duties when required to ensure migrants receive continued care throughout all phases of migration (before departure, during the journey and at the final destination).

8. Assist the team with checking medical invoices.

9. Prepare list of medical drugs and supplies for ordering as requested by the Migration Health Physician or Migration Health Nurse, assist in inventory taking, confirm and receive ordered drugs and supplies; all in close coordination with the administrative and finance teams. 

10. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Certificate or High School diploma and four years of relevant work experience; or,
• Intermediate degree in Nursing, with at least two years of relevant work experience.

• Training or working experience in the areas of Tuberculosis management, mass immunizations, communicable diseases, laboratory testing or public health is an advantage; and,
• Computer literacy required: MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access)

• Fluency in English and French is required. 
• Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.

Required Competencies:
Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
Integrity and transparency: Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and   committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies:
Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication   
Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. 

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable. 

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:
Interested National candidates or candidates holding the Algerian residence and valid working permit are invited to submit their applications via email to : 

by 03 March 2024 at the latest, referring to this advertisement SVN/2024/011

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed (resume and cover letter

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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