Nursing Officer In Charge At International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee Massively Hiring: 2024 Career Opportunities

Nursing Officer In Charge At International Rescue Committee

Job type: Job

Job category: Program/Project Management

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee

Education level: Professional qualification in Nursing (BSN degree)

Experience: At least 3 years of professional experience, preferably in a supervisory/in-charge position

Deadline: March 18, 2024

Location: Dadaab, Kenya

About the International Rescue Committee (IRC): The International Rescue Committee is a humanitarian organization dedicated to providing aid, relief, and support to refugees and displaced communities around the world.

Job Purpose/Objective: The Nursing Officer – In Charge (Matron) will be responsible for the daily administration and running of the IRC Hagadera Camp Hospital under the direct supervision of the Health Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program management: Formulate program goals, objectives, and intervention strategies, and participate in the budgeting process.
  • Human Resource: Overall supervision of all nursing staff, monitor staff performance, manage leave and R&R plans, participate in recruitment processes, and handle disciplinary issues.
  • Program activities: Ensure smooth hospital activities, provide quality care to patients, conduct in-service training for nursing staff, and maintain inventory of hospital assets.
  • Reporting and Coordination: Review and authorize requisitions, keep accurate records, submit HIS statistical reports, and inform the Health Manager of major issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Professional qualification in Nursing (BSN degree).
  • Registered with the Nursing Council.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience, preferably in a supervisory/in-charge position.
  • Postgraduate training in public health, health services management, or any relevant field is an added advantage.

Required Experience & Competencies:

  • Good clinical knowledge and skills.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office package and database management.
  • Must be a team player, flexible, and culturally sensitive.
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions with displaced communities.
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How to Apply: To apply, please visit the IRC Careers Page.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nursing Officer In Charge At International Rescue Committee

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