United Nations IOM Jobs – Clinical Nurse at International Organisation for Migration

Job
Title: Clinical Nurse 
Organisation:
IOM International
Organisation for Migration
Duty
Station
: Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
IOM Chief of Mission
Job
Summary:
The job holder
will assist in the processing of migration health assessment of migrants.
Key
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • ·        
    Coordinates
    migration health assessment with the IOM Medical Officers working for various
    resettlement countries and other visa applicants as well as facilitate health
    assessment for UK T8 Defection Programme and submission of complete medical
    documents;
  • ·        
    Implements
    migration health related activities such as filling personal/applicant details,
    history taking, organizing medical files including laboratory results and
    x-rays, and performing medical follow up as requested by the IOM Medical
    Officers;
  • ·        
    Identifies
    migrant for true and likeness appearance and perform blood collection, urine
    and sputum specimen collections, and x-ray procedures;
  • ·        
    Coordinates
    and liaise with x-ray department, laboratory units, clinics and referral
    hospitals and sets appointments for various follow up;
  • ·        
    Informs
    IOM Medical Officers that the migrant has completed treatment(s) prescribed,
    and ensures that required reports are provided to the appropriate parties as
    well as coordinate and maintain precise tracking records of all medical
    reviews:
  • ·        
    Coordinates
    with IOM Medical Officers about fitness to travel of migrants and conduct pre
    departure checks, de-worming and anti-malarial treatments; report this
    information to the IOM Medical Officer
  • ·        
    Prepares
    monthly reports for all cases cleared to travel and those on medical hold with
    projected dates of deadline;
  • ·        
    Initiates
    anti -TB treatment for eligible migrants as per the panel physician’s
    recommendation, provide directly observed therapy (DOT) for patients at IOM TB
    clinic, monitor treatment progress and drugs side effects, conduct monthly
    evaluation, observe DOT’s during the weekend, perform home visits and contact
    tracing, provide Health Education and counseling for TB patients and contacts;
  • ·        
    Ensures
    safekeeping and monitoring of TB drug inventory and tracking of expiry date,
    request of supplementary feeding for patients and other medical items on timely
    manner;
  • ·        
    Compiles
    required reports and timely submission to the National TB Program and IOM
    Regional Office;
  • ·        
    Performs
    vaccination for migrants as prescribed by the IOM Medical Officers, updates
    vaccination data, maintains cold chain and ensures safekeeping of the vaccines;
  • ·        
    Travels
    to camps and other field missions with the mobile team as required by the
    Medical Officer, and perform all activities requested by the supervisor;
  • ·        
    Encodes
    data on spreadsheet, compile monthly statistical reports as required and ensure
    appropriate filing system for all reports and records;
  • ·        
    Safekeeping,
    monitoring and organization of medical stock and inventory especially tracking
    of expiry date. Consolidates and places quarterly medical orders for supplies;
  • ·        
    Perform
    local and international medical escort duties as required;
  • ·        
    Perform
    other tasks as may be assigned by the Head of Mission and the Medical Officer.

 interQualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • ·        
    Diploma
    in Nursing with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in busy hospital, TB Programs,
    VCT, migration health, disease control and international public health;
  • ·        
    Training
    and experience in TB, VCT, communicable diseases and migration health is a
    requirement.
  • ·        
    Capacity
    lo work independently; able to carry out tasks with attention to detail; and
    demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality;
  • ·        
    Available
    at short notice to travel within the country and to other countries; ,
  • ·        
    Required
    IOM functional competencies: effective communicator, successful negotiator,
    creative and analytical thinker, active learner, team player, and cross
    cultural facilitator.
  • ·        
    Good
    computer knowledge in MS Office packages is mandatory.

Languages: Knowledge of English.
How
to apply:
All Interested candidates
should submit a cover letter and CV detailing previous relevant work
experience to IOM HR departmental: hruganda@iom.int
 
Deadline:
6th May 2013

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