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Nov 162017
 

Organization: Catholic Medical Mission Board
Country: Haiti, Kenya, Peru, South Sudan, Zambia
Closing date: 26 Jan 2018

CMMB is seeking nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and midwives, 21 years of age and over, who can serve for a minimum of six months.

Nursing specialties most needed:

  • Midwives/labor and delivery
  • Pediatric and neonatal
  • Primary care and family practice
  • MCH and OB/GYN
  • Surgical
  • Community health
  • Nurse educators
  • Emergency/trauma
  • Nutrition
  • HIV and TB
  • Nurse Anesthetist

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will be customized based on the specific needs of the hospital or clinic:

· Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.

· Teach to patients and families about topics such as: health education, disease prevention, childbirth and develop health improvement programs.

· Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

· Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

· Perform physical examinations, make tentative diagnoses.

· Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

· Participate in training and instruction of students, auxiliary workers and community members.

· Other duties as requested by supervisor and/or CMMB staff.

Required Skills/Experience:

· Must be 21 years old.

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Nursing.

· Valid Registered Nurse License.

· Capacity to administer treatment to patients while dealing with them in a sympathetic and tactful manner.

· Ability to recognize and interpret symptoms.

· Ability and willingness to provide guidance to other nurses on staff.

· Knowledge of professional and ethical standard of health care delivery and practice.

· Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative.

· Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions.

· Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

· Familiarity and interest in global health issues, especially maternal and child health issues.

· Willingness to endure resource-limited working conditions and evening/weekend hours.

· Proficiency in English; strong communication skills.

· Spanish fluency required in Peru.

· French or Creole required for Haiti.

How to apply:

Apply online at https://cmmb.org/volunteer-interest-form/.

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