• Contract
  • Garowe Somalia
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

European Union Capacity Building Mission in Somalia

Position Name: Nurse

Employment Regime: Seconded/Contracted

Post Category for Contracted: Mission Support-Management Level

Ref. number: SOM-149

Location: Garowe

Availability: ASAP

Component/Department/Unit: Security and Duty of Care Department/Medical Section

Security Clearance Level: EU CONFIDENTIAL

Open to Contributing Third States: No

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 upto-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. Bachelor`s 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.

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

Details on current vacancies and application form:

Details on working in a EU CSDP mission:

Closing date: 9/12/2022