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Posted on 21 Mar, 2024
Closing on 08 Apr, 2024
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Job Description

**Due to technical issues with the before link, below is the new link/form to apply**

If you could manage to apply with the before link, is NOT necessary to apply again (we have your application).

We will extend the application deadline to April 8th, 2024 (instead 6 th of April 2024).

Date: March 20th, 2024

VACANCY: Nurse (1 position)

  • Position Status: Full time
  • Location: Ad Dahi Hospital – Ad Dahi District, Hodeida Governorate
  • Contract Duration: 1-year contract with a probation period

Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organization providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.

Main Purpose

Providing nursing care, treatment, and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.


  • Knowing, promoting, implementing, and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Always Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds, and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit.
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements, and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary.
  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization.
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration.
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise.
  • Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorization, etc.).
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures.

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds, and other medical procedures.
  • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • In ER ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas and ensure quality of medical care in other ER zones, pediatric IPDs, ICU and isolation department.
  • Maintaining good communication by ensuring information is handed over to the next shift and with other departments by using I-SBAR method.
  • During a referral, to be a referral nurse and check availability of referral needs.
  • Ensure smooth inter-departmental patient transfers and referrals to external health care settings for further patient’s management.
  • Updating the patient and the relatives on the status of the patient in coordination with the doctor.
  • Raise any issue related patients care, needs …etc to the NTS.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing & valid Nursing Licence from the Yemeni Medical Council.
  • Experience: 3 years of relevant previous experience in nursing with Demonstrable experience in one or more of the following departments: ER, IPD, ICU or Pediatric with MSF or other INGO is desirable.
  • Languages: Basic in English and Arabic are essential.
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet).
  • Competencies:
    • Results and Quality Orientation L1
    • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
    • Behavioural Flexibility L1
    • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
    • Stress Management L2

How to Apply

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