International Rescue Committee (IRC) is recruiting for fulltime Reproductive Health Clinic Support.
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 people affected by 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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Reproductive Health Clinic Support - Monguno
The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Monguno and Gwoza of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State. Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods.
The RH Clinic support will register and Triage patients’ at the RH Unit/clinics, determining what care they need and prioritizing emergency cases.
She will assist the midwives in procedures and in the day to day manning of the health facility.
Ensure emergency drugs /tray (maintained) and emergency equipment e.g. stretcher, wheel chairs etc. are always available and equipment are clean and in good working conditions at the clinic emergency reception area
Assess signs and symptoms of illness, take vital signs and enter them in medical charts, develop a nursing diagnosis and triage patient to the appropriate service provider
Register new patients
Provide technical nursing support for RH services
Ensure referral for all transfer patients are coordinated with the necessary health care intervention and diagnoses
Ensure all necessary information concerning the patients or activities in the clinic are reported to the supervisor in a timely manner
Provide health educations sessions
Ensure daily drug consumption recording
Ensure proper waste management
Maintain the register for medical consultation of all the ongoing RH services at the triage area.