Nursing Care Director – Jordan M/F

  • Contract
  • Jordan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

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The Nursing Care Director (NCD) is overall responsible for the quality and functioning of nursing care for all patients in the project, including those residing within the hospital, in Kahramana hotel, and in private accommodation (a limited number of patients live in Amman). The Nursing Care Director participates actively in defining and implementing nursing care strategy and is responsible to ensure the best quality of nursing care for patients, in accordance with hospital policies and procedures and MSF guidelines. The Nursing Care Director (NCD) participates in the “Directors Committee”, chaired by the Deputy Head of Mission/Hospital Director. This committee includes the Clinical Director, the Deputy Clinical Director, the Deputy Admissions Director, the Logistics Director, the Finance Director, the HR Director, and the Quality Project Referent. As such, s/he is involved in decision-making processes and collaborates closely with all managerial positions. The Nursing Care Director (NCD) supervises and supports the Nursing Activities Manager (NAM) in heading the hospital team of nurse supervisors working in the surgical wards, Rehabilitation Centre (RC), Outpatient Department (OPD), and Operating Theatre (OT). The Nursing Care Director (NCD) is also the direct supervisor of the health educators. S/he has an overview of all hospital activities, especially nursing care and its various intersections with other departments, and ensures continuity in every aspect of hospital and patient management.

Operational / Technical responsibilities

  • Coordination and communication
  • Technical supervision of nursing care and capacity-building
  • Management of nursing staff
  • Data and indicators analysis
  • Orders and budget follow-up
  • Emergency planning and preparedness
  • Reporting
  • Meetings

Additional activities

  • May be called upon to be involved in patient activities in collaboration with the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Department.
  • May be called upon to be part of night visits to the Reconstructive Surgery Hospital (RSH)

Responsibilities towards MSF

  • Commitment to MSF
  • General knowledge of MSF
  • Security
  • Cooperation with other departments
  • Information source

Qualification Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. An advanced degree in nursing or management is a plus.

Experience: MSF Minimum two (2) MSF missions and in management positions.

Outside MSF At least 3 years experience as a nursing director of a medium-sized hospital, or as a nursing supervisor of a unit including a minimum of 60 beds.


F/R – English, A – French, A – Arabic, A – Other dialects

F – Fluent | B – Basic | R – Required | A – An asset

Contract: 6 months

Start date: ASAP

Deadline: December 30, 2022

How to apply

Kindly send your application (motivation letter & CV) to the below link.

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted