UN Nurse Job Opportunities – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Job Title:     Nurse
Organization: United
Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/LL/002/2-2018
Reports to: Medical
Administrative Coordinator
Job Grade: GL-5
About US:
Following the signing of the
Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the
Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe)
in July 1999, the Security Council established the United Nations Organization
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its resolution 1279
of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation of the ceasefire and
disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all parties to the Ceasefire
Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the Council expanded the mandate
of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement
and assigned multiple related additional tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Within delegated authority,
under the guidance of the Chief Medical Officer and the supervision of the
Medical Administrative Coordinator will provide high level medical support to
ensure the physical and mental health of staff in MONUSCO;
  • Takes part in the day-to-day clinical
    activities of the clinic
  • Schedules routine and on demand Medical
    examinations of Staff.
  • Offers nursing consultations and assists
    the clinic Doctors in consultations and emergencies where appropriate.
  • Maintain up-to-date medical
    records/reports and provide documentation as required
  • Reviews immunization status of staff and
    offers advice on vaccinations.
  • Is responsible for the dispensing of
    drugs prescribed by the clinic Doctors or where the right to dispense has
    been delegated to the Nurse in writing.
  • Orders re-supplies of drugs, consumables
    and supplies for the Clinic from the mission medical warehouse.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of
    the Congo (MONUSCO) Nurse job placement should hold a high school diploma
  • An accredited Medical Diploma Program
    (3/4 years) as a registered Professional Nurse is desirable.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of
    progressively responsible experience in the general nursing.
  • Previous experience in health
    administration is required.
  • A valid driving permit is required.
  • Proficiency in computer knowledge
  • Experience of work with international
    organizations is desirable.
  • Language: Fluency in oral and written English is
    required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.
Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of clinical, occupational and
    tropical/travel medicine. Formal training in CPR and, preferably in BCLS
    and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care. Shows pride in work and in
    achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject
    matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing
    deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than
    personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or
    challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for
    incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women
    and men in all areas of work.
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services
    are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point
    of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by
    gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches
    them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and
    outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;
    keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline
    for delivery of products or services to client.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues
    to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing
    others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team
    agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final
    group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own
    position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint
    responsibility for team shortcomings.
NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with the following
  • The United Nations Personal History form
    ; This should be
  • Proof of required academic certificates
    i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports /
The applicants with the
completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must
include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and
Job Title to: rsce2-recruitment@un.org
Deadline: 21st April 2018
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