The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Since 2007, IRC has worked with refugees and other vulnerable populations in Jordan. IRC’s programs in Jordan focus on urban interventions in the north that address gender-based violence specifically violence against women and girls for Syrian refugees and host community members as well as reproductive health care to Syrian refugees through two clinics based in Ramtha and Mafraq. Since January 2013, IRC also carries out Child Protection programs in Syrian refugee camps, providing specialized services for the identification, support and protection of unaccompanied children (UAC) and other children at risk.
The Nurse will take on the role of supporting the medical that will provide services to Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. The medical team will consist of two or three doctors, one midwife and two nurses. This position is based in Irbid with continuous travel to target districts within the governorate. Under the direct supervision from the Senior Health Officer, the nurse will provide professional medical care to the highest quality and in accordance with national and international laws and standards.
- The nurse will be specifically responsible for achieving the following objectives:
- Assessing the conditions of the patient, initiating medical attention and performing the role of registered nurse
- Aiding physician as required during treatment and examination;
Updating patients registration books and other related appointment information;
Maintaining and reviewing patient records, charts and other pertinent information relating to HIS;
Maintaining patient confidentiality;
Performing other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned.
- Preparing and facilitating regular health education sessions for patients at the clinics in coordination with the clinic staff
- nurse will be a part of medical team to see male patients
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Health Officer
Position directly supervises: None
Indirect Reporting: Deputy Health Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts.
Internal: Senior Technical Health Officer, Health Manager
|Job Location:||Irbid, Jordan|
|Job Role:||Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing|
|Company Industry:||Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit|
|Career Level:||Entry Level|