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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Irbid | Jordan
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
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Nurse -Irbid

Irbid (Jordan) | Jordan

Requisition ID: req2486

Job Title: Nurse -Irbid

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Jordan-Irbid

Job Description

Job Overview/Summary: The Nurse will take on the role of supporting the medical that will provide services to Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. The medical team will consist of two or three doctors, one midwife and two nurses.  This position is based in Irbid with continuous travel to target districts within the governorate. Under the direct supervision from the Senior Health Officer, the nurse will provide professional medical care to the highest quality and in accordance with national and international laws and standards.

Major Responsibilities:

The nurse will be specifically responsible for achieving the following objectives:

  • Assessing the conditions of the patient, initiating medical attention and performing the role of registered nurse
  • Aiding physician as required during treatment and examination;
  • Updating patients  registration books and other related appointment information;
  • Maintaining and reviewing patient records, charts and other pertinent information relating to HIS;
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality;
  • Performing other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned.
  • Preparing and facilitating regular health education sessions for patients at the clinics in coordination with the clinic staff

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Senior Health Officer 
Position directly supervises:

Indirect Reporting:  Deputy Health Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts

Internal: Senior Technical Health Officer, Health Manager  

External: None  


Education: A certified Nursing degree

Work Experience: to 2 years work experience as a nurse    

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to both oral and written enquiries.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical and clinic staff and the public.
  • The ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Have a minimum administrative background and be able to take on medical/non-medical responsibilities
  • Committed to helping refugees and working within IRC clinic protocols.

Language Skills: Fluent in Arabic. Basic knowledge of English.

Certificates or Licenses: Be certified to practice nursing in Jordan as a nurse and have any other the necessary certification from the government, and maintain his/her license throughout the duration of the hire

Working Environment:  The IRC is providing Primary health Care services to the Syrian Refugees and vulnerable Jordanian communities in Mafraq and Ramtha through two fixed clinics and two mobile clinics. This position will be based in any or IRC clinics but will also provide the required services as a nurse in Irbid and mobile clinics as and when needed. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments. 

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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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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