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    WHO ARE WE ?
    Emergency First International is an international NGO, non-profit, apolitical and secular. Emergency First International was born from the merger between two French NGO Première Urgence and Aide Médicale Internationale.
    First International Emergency assists civilian victims, marginalized or excluded by the effects …

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    • Contents
    • Open Jobs
      1. Nurse
      2. Stabilization Centre (SC) Medical Doctor
      3. Finance Officer
      4. Nurse Assistant
    • Method of Application

    Nurse

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

    Location: Monguno
    Slots: 9 Openings
    Open to: Nigeria Nationals Only (Male/Female)
    Contract Start Date: ASAP
    Contract Duration: 5 months (with possible extension)

    General Objective

    • Under the direct supervision of the Health Supervisor, the Nurse provides patients consultations in collaboration with Midwife and other team members in the facility. S/he follows PUI protocols and standards to ensure Quality and continuity of care, promotion and restoration of health of patients and population.

    Responsibilities and Tasks
    Patient Care:

    • Ensure and conduct the medical consultations with full history taking, clinical examination and provide a diagnosis and prescribe treatment accordingly following the protocols and universal precautions
    • Explain clearly the diagnosis and treatment to the patient and make sure that the patients comply with the treatment
    • Request for a 2nd evaluation of the patient when needed
    • Provide individual health promotion during consultations
    • Delegate the treatment cares (distribution of drugs, injections, dressings…) to Nurse assistant
    • Manage and report any suspected communicable disease case according to Première Urgence Internationale’s protocols and national Disease Surveillance guidelines
    • Execute any action requested by the PM, DPM or Medical Coordinator as part of the outbreak response plan
    • Actively participate in the good cohesion and coordination of the team
    • Record on a readable manner the health status and medical prescription
    • Participate in the follow-up of the waste management according to the waste management procedures
    • Collaborate with other departments as needed to ensure smooth implementation and integration of services.
    • Participate in any other activities such as vaccination, survey…according to the needs and as directed.
    • Maintain the working environment in a clean and presentable state.

    Management of an efficient referral system:

    • Manage the emergency and electives referral cases according to the referral protocol by facilitating the logistics including transportation means, appointment with specialists, laboratory tests etc. in collaboration with OPT supervisor
    • Follow up the referred cases, and check the outcome
    • Ensuring appropriate follow-up care has been given and taking appropriate action if further care is needed
    • Identify and refer patients who need mental health consultation

    Medical Data Collection and Reporting:

    • Record accurately and on a readable manner, the clinical case management on the patient health card (history taking, physical examination, treatment, investigation, etc.), and patient registration book
    • Ensure an accurate daily use and tracking of epidemiological data
    • Participate actively in the early warning system and the outbreak response plan
    • Collect general information about the people living conditions
    • Participate to the assessment of health needs
    • Participate to the weekly medical statistic report in collaboration with OPT supervisor and the deputy program manager
    • Ensure an oral hand over at every team change over, draw attention to any notable events during the shift
    • Report to the supervisor any problem especially the gap/loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines or any patient and organizational issue.
    • Inform the direct supervisor of the various needs.

    Internal and External Representation:

    • Participate in any training in order to improve the quality and efficiency of nursing cares and duties
    • Participate actively in meetings when required.

    The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

    Priorities of the Department:

    • Assessment on beneficiaries at risk and diagnosed individuals with communicable and non-communicable diseases or other diseases of public health-relevant and treat him.
    • Provide frequent feedback on health-illness patterns observed in the field that require further assessment
    • Report to line manager periodically regarding context changes that affect the modality of intervention

    Mandatory Requirements

    • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa and good knowledge in Kanuri is an asset
    • Education degree: Recognized Nurse Degree (at least certificate level) with national legislation and valid License number.
    • Work experience: At least 2years of experience in Nursing, or in OPD services. Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Good knowledge of Communicable and Non Communicable diseases
    • Good knowledge of Public Health
    • Good knowledge of Medical Ethics

    Assets:

    • Interests: Working in humanitarian relief and interest in social issues
    • Understanding of the political situation in the area

    Transversals Skills:

    • Excellent communication, conflict solving and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations
    • Team Spirit
    • Be available for any emergency
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation.
    • Ability to make decisions and to exercise authority when required
    • Ability to analyse and suggest improvements of the activities
    • Well organized and hard worker
    • Able to manage stress and pressure
    • Able to check validity of information, logical thinking
    • Neutrality
    • Reliability

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    Stabilization Centre (SC) Medical Doctor

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

    Location: Monguno, Borno
    Slots: 3
    Starting Date: ASAP
    Duration of Contract: 5Months (with possible extension)

    General Objective

    • Under the direct supervision of the Health/Nutrition PM, the Stabilization Centre (SC) Doctors will be responsible for the overall and day to day management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at PUI Stabilization Centre (SC) in Monguno PHCC.
    • S/he will be in charge for the overall support and direct supervision of the SC staffs including SC Nurses and SC Nurse Assistants.
    • S/he will closely work with the Health/Nutrition PM for the planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring of agreed nutrition activities in line with donor agreements and ensures maximum quality for the treatment of SAM complications in accordance with the national and international standards and protocols and with the quality standards of the organization.

    Responsibilities and Tasks
    Medical Functions:

    • Carry out daily ward rounds in the morning and evening with SC nurses and ensure patients are visited as appropriately. Fill the notes on patient cards after the ward rounds or any other patient examination or procedures
    • Supervise the daily clinical management of SC patients and follow the SC protocols for the medical care of the SAM with the medical complications
    • Monitor and ensure patients are receiving comprehensive health checks, regular checking of vital signs and frequent medicines and feeding administration according to the protocols
    • Undertake emergency procedures as required (including resuscitation), taking the lead as necessary
    • Liaise with SC Nurses regularly (at least every 3-4 hours) to check on patient progress, or more frequently if the need arises and respond to calls from the ward relating to patient care
    • Ensure regular procedure like taking blood samples, providing IV medications and other necessary procedures are done timely with if required him/her carries as necessary
    • Ensure timely preparation, provision and monitoring of feeding for the patients admitted in the SC
    • Facilitate and perform decisions on admission and referrals to/from the SCs properly
    • Ensure that SC beneficiaries, caretakers and members of the community are treated respectfully at all times.

    Team Management:

    • Ensure that all the SC team  is familiar with and respect all the PUI Internal rules and regulations
    • Plan and maintain work plan, schedules and rotations for the SC team
    • Provide capacity building and training to the Nutrition team in collaboration with the Nutrition PM.
    • Provide regular mentoring and on-the-job training for the staffs in the SC ward including SC Nurses, SC Nurse Assistant and staffs in the pediatric ward involved in the treatment of SAM with complication patients
    • Plan, organize and follow up the weekly and monthly implementation chart, after being endorsed by the Nutrition PM.
    • Plan and maintain working schedules/rotations for the SC team.

    Monitoring and Reporting:

    • Ensure proper organization and functioning of the Stabilization Center in compliance with the goals defined in the project proposals
    • Ensure that the SC team are following up proper implementation protocols and applying them according to international and national recommendations and guidelines through monitoring and technical assistance
    • Monitor day to day activities of the Stabilization Center
    • Ensure the collection, compilation and analysis of quality data and product the required reports for the SC activities including weekly and monthly reports.
    • Report the progress and any problem in timely manner.

    Logistical and Administrative Support:

    • In coordination with the Health/Nutrition PM, Logistics Department and Base Pharmacist, ensure appropriate supply plan on weekly basis principle, for the stabilization centers
    • Ensure the proper storage of SC medical supplies, medicines and nutrition commodities
    • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools in the SC
    • Provide, on a monthly basis, the Health/Nutrition PM with information necessary for the development of cash flow estimates specific to SC activities
    • Support the Health/Nutrition PM for all the necessary planning and preparations to establishing SC in Monguno PHC like facility set-up, staff recruitment and selection process.

    Internal and External Coordination and Representation:

    • Network and coordinate with the relevant units with in the primary health care or other tertiary health facilities for issues that need further support for the patients
    • When required, s/he represents PUI in coordination meetings and technical working groups for the relevant matters and contribute to the good relations with the project partners
    • Build collaborative relations with MoH, WHO and other stakeholders to ensure a successful SC project
    • Closely coordinate with the Nutrition teams in the OTP and in IYCF activities as well as other staffs in the Primary health care centers.

    The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

    Priorities of the Department

    • Support the opening and running of stabilization center in Monguno PHCC.
    • Ensure nutrition activities are conducted in a quality manner complying with the national and international protocols.
    • Set-up and enforce effective referral pathways within the pui nutrition components (CM, OTP, SC AND IYCF) and with the other departments (Health, FSL and Protection) to assure PUI integrated approach.
    • Build the capacity of the nutrition team on thematic areas related to nutrition.

    Qualifications
    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Education Degree: Qualified and Registered national Medical Doctor from a recognized university with a valid practicing license from Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN)
    • Language skills: Good command in English and in local Dialects: Hausa mandatory and Kanuri is a plus
    • Computer Skills: Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

    Work Experience:

    • At least 2 years of progressive work experience with similar role as SC physician.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the MOH systems and structure.
    • Previous work of CMAM program and with humanitarian organizations is added plus.

    Assets
    Interests:

    • Commitment to the NGO values and principles
    • Understanding of the political situation in the area
    • Transversal skills
    • Strong motivation to help people in need
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
    • Understanding and capacity of integration into the local environment
    • Ability to analyse and suggest improvements of the activities
    • Well organized and hard worker
    • Able to manage stress and pressure
    • Understanding of the context of the area
    • Honesty and reliable.

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    Finance Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Location: Monguno, Borno

    General Objective

    • Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Manager, the Finance Officer assists the Admin Manager in all the activities related to finance and cash management of Monguno Base

    Responsibilities and Task
    Treasury & Cash Follow-up:

    • Control the management of the petty cash by the finance assistant
    • Ensure that the daily physical inventory of the petty cash is accurate, and report any discrepancies to his / her line manager
    • Ensure availability of cash at base level and forecast any cash issue
    • Prepare the weekly cash forecast and request at base level
    • Prepare and validate any checks done at base level
    • Monitor due dates for payments of contracts
    • Follow-up with regular payments
    • Guarantee security of the cash and confidentiality of information

    Finance & Accounting Management:

    • Check, before recording any entry, that the invoices are compliant with PUI’s regulations and procedures
    • Record all expenses made through bank in the excel books on a daily basis, and to properly fill in the information needed (date, accounting code, project, budget code, etc.)
    • Monitor the voucher process, and the quality of archiving of the invoices, as per the donor’s rules and regulations
    • Guarantee the quality of the archiving process at base level
    • Consolidate and check the accuracy of data of base accountancy.
    • Prepare the monthly accounting closure for the base
    • Participate in the consolidation of budget follow-ups
    • Prepare the weekly financial forecast of the base, compile it, and send it to the Finance Manager for validation
    • Collect all invoices exempted from the VAT
    • Issue a monthly With Holding Tax report
    • Prepare the bank reconciliation at the end of each month
    • Prepare the annual closing documents for the base
    • Prepare the external audit visits (donor and coordination visits)

    Team Management:

    • Plan and supervise tasks of the team on daily basis
    • Update the leave plan for the team
    • With Finance manager support conduct appraisal, define and follow up objectives for team members in order to improve their performance
    • Support the Finance manager in staff recruitment
    • Ensure that the team complies with PUI policies and procedures

    NB: The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his / her line manager may judge necessary.

    Mandatory Requirement

    • Education degree: University degree in Finance, Accounting, or another relevant degree
    • Work experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in similar field (NGOs/private companies)
    • Language skills: Fluent in Hausa and English, Kanuri is appreciated
    • Knowledge and skills: Good analytical and writing skills
    • Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Outlook. Excellent in Excel

    Asset
    Interests:

    • Strong motivation to help people in need
    • Accounting and finance

    Transversal skills:

    • Well organized
    • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
    • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker
    • Team Management
    • Able to manage stress and pressure

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    Nurse Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 1 year
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

    Location: Monguno, Borno
    Number of Position: 06
    Contract Start Date: ASAP
    Contract duration: 5 months (with posssible extension)

    General Objective

    • Under the direct supervision of the OPD Supervisor or Team Leader, the Nurse assistant provides patients’ health care in collaboration other health team members in the facility.
    • S/he assists the nurse and the rest of the medical team on duty with general nursing activities and over-all patient care according to international/national protocol and the given instructions under strict supervision/monitoring of a nurse, a supervisor or team leader.
    • S/he follows PUI protocols and standards to ensure quality and continuity of care, promotion and restoration of health of the patients and population.

    Responsibilities and Tasks
    Patient Care:

    • Perform general nursing duties such as monitoring of patient vital signs, wound care and dressings, insertion of cannulas, administration of IV fluids and injections, administration of Nebulisers as prescribed by a clinician
    • Participate in the preparation of the material equipment and drugs for the consultation
    • Conduct triage according to nurses’ protocols, detect priority acute cases in the waiting area and fill the health card (weight, BP, HR, temperature etc)
    • Check the vaccination status of children less than 5 years old
    • Ensure the good flow of patients avoiding overcrowded rooms and having patients standing up for long time while waiting for their turn
    • Ensure a good level of communication and understanding between the PHC team and the patients
    • Carry out first aid care when necessary
    • Follow medical prescriptions
    • Assist the clinician during certain health care acts when it is necessary
    • Assist the clinician in the management of the referral cases
    • Perform basic laboratory tests as requested by the clinician. (e.g. urinary sticks, pregnancy tests, capillary blood sugar, hemoglobin level)
    • Provide health education following the protocols and key messages regarding hygiene, diseases, and prevention
    • Educate patients in the self-management of their conditions and usage of medications Follow waste management according to waste management procedures
    • Clean and sterilize the medical material according to procedures
    • Collaborate with other departments as needed to ensure smooth implementation and integration of services
    • Participate in any other activities such as vaccination, survey, etc…according to the needs
    • Maintain the working environment in a clean and presentable state.

    Medical Data Collection And Reporting:

    • Verify that the medical prescriptions are readable, dated and signed
    • Check expiry dates of medicines and report it directly to the supervisor
    • Record accurately for each area, on a timely manner, the personal and health related data on the health card
    • Register all the data needed about patients, referral, treatment in the appropriate registers and files
    • Report to the supervisor any problem in the clinic especially the gap/loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines or any patient and organizational issue
    • Ensure an oral and written handover at every team changeover, draw attention to any notable events during the shift
    • Report directly any difficulties or delays in the implementation of activities
    • Inform the direct supervisor of the various needs.

    Internal And External Representation:

    • Participate in any training in order to improve the quality and efficiency of nursing cares and duties
    • Participate actively in meetings when required.

    The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

    Priorities of the Department:

    • Assessment on beneficiaries at risk and diagnosed individuals with communicable and non-communicable diseases or other diseases of public health relevant and treat him.
    • Provide frequent feedback on health-illness patterns observed in the field that require further assessment.
    • Report to line manager periodically regarding context changes that affect the modality of intervention.

    Mandatory Requirements

    • Education degree: Nigerian health care qualification or Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) qualified under the Nigerian health care legislation
    • Work experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience as nursing assistant/ nursing aid or similar. Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset
    • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa, knowledge in Kanuri is an asset

    Knowledge and skills:

    • Technical knowledge about use of medical equipment
    • Good knowledge of Public Health.
    • Good knowledge of Medical ethics.

    Other:
    Assets:

    • Interests: Working in humanitarian relief

    Transversals Skills:

    • Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
    • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
    • Well organized and hard worker
    • Able to manage stress and pressure
    • Reliability
    • Team Spirit
    • Be available for any emergency
    • Neutrality
    • Able to check validity of information, logical thinking

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