• Contract
  • Garowe Somalia
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 2 May 2022


1. Reporting Line:

The Nurse reports to the Senior Medical Adviser (SMA)/Head of Medical Section.

2. Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

· To work from any of the Mission operating bases;

· To assist, support and provide guidance to the (Senior) Medical Adviser on all medical, admin and welfare matters as required;

· To deputise as Medical Adviser in their absence;

· To provide medical guidance to all Mission members and advise the relevant offices accordingly;

· To prepare and perform medical briefings and training for all Mission Members as required by the (Senior) Medical Adviser;

· To liaise with other relevant healthcare providers in the Mission area;

· To be responsible for everyday medical activities such as diagnosing and identifying appropriate medical procedures, medical issues and agreeing treatment methods (preventive and/or curative);

· To support the (Senior) Medical Adviser in assessing medical requirements for further treatment in theatre;

· To cooperate and support the (Senior) Medical Adviser with medical evacuations/repatriations/escorting of patients out of theatre;

· To assist Mission Members where advanced medical treatment is required in close cooperation with external medical providers and the medical insurance company;

· To maintain the medical section / unit pharmacy, ordering and procurement of medication, services and other supplies;

· To respond to medical incidents and emergencies on a 24/7 basis;

· To ensure the contents of Basic Life Support, Trauma Kits medical equipment and assets are up-to-date;

· To maintain the accident, incident and illnesses database;

· To monitor the epidemiological and overall medical situation in theatre, promote preventive medical and occupational health measures including hygiene and recommendations for immunisations;

· To provide medical guidance to all staff members and undertake reporting and liaison requirements with Finance and Human Resources on certified and uncertified sick leaves – both in and out of theatre;

3. General Tasks and Responsibilities:

· To identify and report on lessons learned and best practices within the respective area of responsibility;

· To contribute and ensure timely reporting on activities within the respective area of responsibility;

· To take account of gender equality and human rights aspects in the execution of tasks;

· To undertake any other related tasks as requested by the Line Manager(s).

4. Essential Qualifications and Experience:

· Successful completion of university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma OR a qualification in the National Qualifications Framework which is equivalent to level 6 in the European Qualifications Framework OR a qualification of the first cycle under the framework of qualifications of the European Higher Education Area, e.g. Bachelors Degree in Nursing;

· A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience, including hands-on experience in an A&E department, primary care, pre-hospital or intensive / anaesthesia care or equivalent after having fulfilled the educational requirements;

· Provide a “Certificate of good standing” issued by a competent National Authority.

5. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge in delivering training in emergency medicine, trauma and health care;

· Highly resilient and willing to work extra hours when required;

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office package.

6. Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

· Flight Medical and/or MEDEVAC experience;

· Diploma in (ATLS) Advanced Trauma Life Support, AMLS (Advanced Medical Life Support), PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support). ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) trained;

· Successful completion of MIMMS (Major Incident Medical Management and Support) training;

· Instructor Diploma in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) support;

· Knowledge of tropical medicine;

· International experience, particularly in crisis areas with multinational and/or international organizations;

· Experience in delivering medical/nursing training in emergency medicine, trauma and health care.

7. Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of the Arabic language.

How to apply


  1. You have the nationality of an EU Member State: You must use Goalkeeper to apply:

a) You are already registered on Goalkeeper AND you have an EU Login:

b) You do not have a Goalkeeper account or an EU Login:

  1. You do not have the nationality of an EU Member State:

only seconded nationals of a non-EU Contributing Third State can be proposed by their National Seconding Authority (no personal applications will be considered): please contact your

seconding authority to send them your application form.

Please note: Seconded positions are only available for candidates already validated in

the database of their Seconding Authority. Please contact your national Seconding

Authority for more information on applying for vacant Seconded positions. We cannot

provide contact details of national Seconding Authorities.

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