UN Nurse Jobs – 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/003/2-2018
Reports to: Medical
Administrative Coordinator
Job Grade: GL-6
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,
the Nurse will carry out the following duties:
  • Respond
    to emergency calls and assist doctors in providing adequate care and
    performing respective duties in the treatment of the patient.
  • Maintain
    up-to-date medical records/reports and provide documentation as required
  • Prepare
    patient for different interventions and escort patient to other medical
    facilities as required.
  • Assess
    needs of clients visiting the walk-in clinic; provide care/advice (e.g.
    the benefits of preventive medicine, etc.).
  • Responsible
    for emergency room and doctor’s consultation rooms, ensure that all
    equipment are ready for use and functional e.g. Defibrillator, ECG
    machine, glucometer, etc.
  • Accords
    patients fair and equal treatment regardless of ethnic background
  • Assist
    in providing health education and addressing work environment and
    occupational health issues;
  • Actively
    contribute in planning and organizing preventive medical fairs.
  • Keep
    the clinic’s statistics.
  • Performs
    any other related 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 seven years of progressively responsible experience in the
    general nursing.
  • Experience
    in health administration is required.
  • A
    valid driving permit is required.
  • Proficiency
    in computer knowledge is required.
  • Experience
    of work with international organizations is desirable.
  • Languages: 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
    : 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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