MSF Training Nurse Job in Dadaab, Kenya 2013

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
Training Nurse
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Project Summary:
The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.
MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (200 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.
The selected candidate will be reporting technically to Medical Team Leader and hierarchically to the Head of Nursing.
Location: Dagahaley Refugee Camp, Dadabb Start date: 15th February 2013
Type of contract: 6 months contract with possibility of extension based on performance.
Main Tasks (but not limited to):
  • Assess the training needs related with quality of care, in the MSF-CH Dagahaley project in collaboration with the medical Team leader
  • Collaborate with the supervisors and clinicians and provide direct training to the field medical staff and ensuring the material and content is adaptable to the target audience
  • Analyse the feasibility to establish medical training activities in collaboration with the medical team leader
  • Advice the field teams concerning methodology of teaching and pedagogy.
  • Ensure/supervise the translation of the training resources into local language. Develop training tools relevant to Dagahaley project.
  • Follow up medical training activities with MSFCH and the other sections, MOH and other agencies.
  • Participate to the adjustment of training activities with the Medical Team Leader.
  • Set up the training programme memory and maintain training material resource centre.
  • Degree in Nursing/diploma recognised by National Authorities
  • Formal education in training science (pedagogy) (TOT),at least two years nursing experience.
  • At least 1 years teaching experience in developing countries, preferably in Africa
  • Good knowledge of MSF is desirable
  • Fluent in Somali , English and Swahili (speaking and writing)
Personal qualities:
  • Rigour, flexibility, ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multicultural people, open minded, good communication skills, ability to listen, good public –speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of health care both in the hospital and the community.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and registration documents, mentioning on the envelope “Training Nurse” to:
Medical Team Leader
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603
MSF Office – Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Lavington, Nairobi
Deadline: Wednesday, 6th February 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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