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Neonatal Nurse

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-28

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Role overview

The objective of the placement is to transfer skill and knowledge particularly to paediatric and neonatal department staff and generally to overall hospital staff. The knowledge and skill acquired is expected to improve the quality of services and the competence of paediatric and neonatal department staffs. Furthermore, the volunteer is expected to strengthen VSO-E established NICU in the hospital and play key role in strengthening system to enable the hospital and concerned department to provide quality care consistently

Skills, qualifications and experience

Professional skills/ competencies:

Essential
* Registered Nurse with proof of a professional license.
* Current experience as registered nurse in a hospital setting for at least 5 years.
* At least 2 years' experience working as a neonatal nurse/ Neonatology or working in Neonatal Intensive care unit (NICUs).
* Experience in mentoring/training of nurses, students at a neonatal/paediatric Department of any Hospital/in a clinic.

Desirable
* Masters of Science in Nursing
* Additional specialization in areas like Paediatric care
* Basic computer skill
* Experience in mentoring and teaching/Bedside teaching

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

* Ability to be open minded and respectful
* Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
* Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
* Ability to seek and share knowledge

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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