Practical Nurse - Jerusalem area(Kalandia and Jerusalem town health centres) - Internal and external - Fixed Term - grade
Ramallah (Palestinian Territory)
Org. Setting and Reporting
The incumbent of this post is responsible to the Senior Staff Nurse in the Health Centre he/she
is assigned to .
In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent as a member of the Family
Health Team (FHT) where assigned:
•Performs nursing activities required for child care, pre-conception care, antenatal care, postnatal care, diabetic and hypertensive cases including screening and health education activities;
•Carries out nursing tasks related to school health activities including vaccination, height and
weight measurement, vision and hearing screening where applicable;
•Conducts home-visits for growth retarded, anemic, defaulting bedridden/disabled patients;
•Keeps adequate recording of received and used supplies needed for the nursing activities in
her/his assigned working station;
•Maintains a high standard of infection control to ensure safety of staff and clients;
•Complies with all relevant safety, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a
healthy and safe work environment;
•Provides services through the electronic medical records system (E-Health), including data
entry and proper recording;
•Performs such other duties as may be required.
You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:
•Good communication skills and maintains effective working relationships with staff and
•Good organizational skills and ability to work under pressure and cope with heavy workload;
•Adequate computer skills;
•Self-motivated and shows willingness to learn from others.
•Acts in accordance with the professional ethics and values
- Full secondary education;
- Completion of a two-year diploma in nursing from a recognized institution.
- Possession of a license to practice nursing services
At least two years experience in a similar role.
Experience in the use of computers and an understanding of their use in health applications.
Possession of a license to practice nursing services
Good command of spoken and written English and Arabic.Assessment
written assessment followed by competency based interviewSpecial Notice
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الوظيفة كاملة وصحيحة من حيث الدرجة العلمية (مثلا بكالوريوس/ماجستير/دبلوم) وجميع الخبرات من
حيث تاريخ البداية والنهاية، والمسمى الوظيفي ، وجميع الوظائف في تاريخك المهني،وطبيعة العقد( دوام
جزئي أو كامل ) الرجاء الاضطلاع على المرفق في أعلى هذا الاعلان
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UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current
UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
* Conditions of service
Monthly basic salary USD 1319.4, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate, plus an allowance of 1000 NIS payable in JD at UNRWA rate.
Other benefits include:
•Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency).
•Dependency allowances (if applicable).
•30 days of annual leave.
•Compulsory medical insurance.
When the minimum requirements are not met, the Director of Administration and Human
Resources, in consultation with the Field Director concerned, may exceptionally substitute
part of these requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications,
professional training and progressive work experience.
For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un.
1-This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, only
candidates who reside in West Bank or Jerusalem at the time of applications are eligible to
apply. The Agency does not assume responsibilities nor support the issuance of work permits
for those who has no legal documents to live in WB/Jerusalem.
2-Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in
your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy
will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no
longer be using telephone calls.
3-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information
in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest
standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment
to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict.
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only
persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for
UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower
grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they
have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they
have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of
international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff
working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.
UNRWA's human development goals
UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states,
regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified
four human development goals as the focus of the Agency's operations in committing to
fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy
lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights
to the fullest possible extent.
How can you make a difference?
You will be joining a team of around 4,000 staff in the West Bank Field Office working to
foster the human development of some 800,000 registered Palestine refugees.
United Nations Considerations
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.
At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
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