UN Nurse Job Opportunities – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Job Title:     Nurse
Organization: United Nations Organisation
Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Job Opening Number: 20-Medical-UNMISS-129736-R-Entebbe
Reports to: UNMISS Chief Medical Officer/ Deputy
Medical Officer and Medical Officer
Job Grade: G-5
About US:
Following the signing of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in
July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and five regional
States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the
Security Council established the United Nations Organization Mission in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its resolution 1279 of 30 November
1999, initially to plan for the observation of the ceasefire and disengagement
of forces and maintain liaison with all parties to the Ceasefire Agreement.
Later in a series of resolutions, the Council expanded the mandate of MONUC to
the supervision of the implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement and assigned
multiple related additional tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Clinical Duties:
Performs clinical assessment of patients
visiting the walk-in clinic, provides care/advice accordingly, or facilitates
referral to the UN Medical Officer or an outside physician, as indicated;
Provide Nursing care including but not limited
to: Patient reception and guidance, Recording Medical Data, IV insertion, IM,
IV and SC injections, Dressings, ECG, Vital signs observation and recording,
Blood Drawing, etc. in RSCE clinic, Entebbe, Uganda;
Enter Patients Data and Upload reports on
Earthmed System;
Assist in the Medical examination of Staff
Assist in providing health promotion programs
and in addressing work environment and occupational health issues;
Assist Doctors in all assigned tasks;
Assist in referring/medevac patients when and as
Medical Administrative duties:
Assist the Medical Officer/Medical Evacuation
Coordinator in coordinating medical evacuations/repatriations and
evacuated/referral patients follow up;
Liaise with the regional contracted hospital (in
Uganda), follow up on bill/medical report for the mission staff member;
Complying with reporting requirements including
financial/statistical reports on medevacs/referrals, clinic utilization records
and co-authoring the health information.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO) Nurse job placement
should hold a H.S. Diploma. Registered Professional Nurse with at least a
Diploma/Degree from a recognized School of Nursing.
Candidates must be registered with Ugandan
National registration and license in nursing. Proof of certificates must be
At least five years of progressively responsible
experience in nursing is required.
Experience in medical evacuation field within
the United Nations or other organizations is desirable.
Languages:  fluency in English (both oral and written) is
required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.
Professionalism: Knowledge of
occupational nursing requirements, treatments, and procedures. Knowledge of
Public and Community Health practice, including health promotion and programs
and disease prevention. Certified as an Advanced Life Support provider in order
to respond to Medical emergencies; Provide first care to patients and prepare
for treatment. Knowledge of major medical office equipment and the ability to use
them in emergency situations. Shows pride in work and achievements;
demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is
conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and
achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;
shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains
calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender
equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and
men in all aspects of work.
Client Orientation: Considers all
those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see
things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive
partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies
clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing
developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and
anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in
projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with
colleagues under supervision of UNIFIL Medical Officer and UNIFIL Head nurse to
achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas
and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before
personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision,
even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit
for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team
NB: The United Nations does not charge
a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting,
processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with
information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send
their applications through the United Nations online portal at the link below.
NB: The United Nations
does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application,
interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not
concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
Deadline: 31st January 2020
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