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Nurse supervisor (M/F) - Gaza

Gaza (Palestinian Territory)

For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.
Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in more than 45 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.

After 50 years of occupation in Palestine characterized with a systematic denial of Palestinian Human Rights, a continuous conflict and several outbreaks of violence, around 2.3 million Palestinians are in need of humanitarian assistance mainly in Gaza strip, in the area C of the West-Bank (WB) and in the East Jerusalem.
Since the 30th March of 2018 the so called March of Return in the Gaza Strip has been followed my massive influx of injuries, up to 6000 overwhelming the already stretched services in the health facilities with high impact injuries with potential fatal consequences and the risk of medium and long term complications such as disabilities.

MdM strategy in Palestine focus on 3 topics Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) and Emergency Preparedness (EPP).

In EPP: MdM intervention in Gaza consist in strengthening the local capacities (community level, and Ministry of Health structures, PHC and Hospital level ) to respond to medical emergencies. This intervention is done in Gaza Strip.
Since the 30th March of 2018 the response has been extended with a post- operation and injured related care in in our areas of intervention in the Gaza strip.

In MHPSS: MdM intervention in Gaza focus on the integration of Mental Health in the MOH Hospital Level Emergency departments and in the support to MH activities in the community level through local partners.

In SRH MdM intervention in Gaza is currently under a deep assessment process of local partners for the integration of SGBV services.

Under the responsability of the medical emergency manager, you will supervise 2 nurses. You will plan, organize and evaluate the activities related to the action area (post-operation and wounded care) and the follow up of the related teams with the final objective of guaranteeing the quality and continuation of care and the development of future action plans.

You will provide nursing care, treatments and follow up of patients with the objective of assuring the quality of care.

You will assure the quality of nursing care inside the health facilities, in particular for the correct use of international protocols, procedures and norms.

More precisely, you will be in charge of :

- The program activities

Implement the post operation care inside medical facilities involving all the relevant stakeholders.

Responsible of visiting regularly the health facilities in the area of intervention, supervising the activities of the nurse staff, and checking their adherence to international care models

Represent MDM-F to field partners, under supervision of the Medical Emergency Manager

Participate on data collection on needed essential drugs & disposables inside the health structures in cooperation with medical teams and under the supervision of medical activity manager.

Responsible of scheduling the training sessions and follows up under supervision of the medical emergency manager

Is responsible for technical meetings and technical operations with partners regarding the training, under supervision of the medical manager

Support in the collection and filing of health and medical data from external sources (MoH, other NGOs, and WHO etc.) in coordination with the MedCo.

Ensure the production of summaries and analysis of the data as required under the supervision of medical emergency manager

-The HR and team management

In charge of the daily management and supervision of the project team

Ensure the technical supervision of all medical staff working under his/her responsibility

-The financial management:

Participate in analyzing the emergency project budget consumptions.

-The logistic management

Provide the project activities weekly plan and movements to the logistics department.

-The representation:

Participate in technical fora and meetings by delegation of the field coordinator.
Status : Employee Contract : Fixed-term contract
Duration : 7 months

To be filled as soon as possible
Position based in Gaza Strip, with occasional visits to Jerusalem

2 585 euros gross monthly salary on 13 months
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost (home-work), vaccines and visas covered
22.5 RTT per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM)
Insurance (repatriation…)
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

Single posting
Nurse diploma or any related field with strong experience in development & implementation of post-operation and emergency medical programs.
At least 2 years of work experience in emergency project management in the field for NGOs.
Good supervision & reporting skills.
Program planning, budgeting and monitoring skills
Good communication skills.
Computer skills (Word, excel, PowerPoint, statistics software…).
Good experience and knowledge about the nursery care and medical emergency procedures and protocols used at international level
Context and cultural knowledge
Ability to manage priorities effectively
Ability to work in an international team
Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives
Ability to pro-actively build relations with stakeholders
Team spirit
Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions

Languages: English fluent, Arab recommended, french an asset
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: MDM - Médecins du Monde
  • Location: Gaza (Palestinian Territory)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-31

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