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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer) Jobs in Juba Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer). Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer) Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 16/03/2023.
Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer) Jobs at UNMISS Details
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|Name of Vacancy||Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer) Vacancy in South Sudan|
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Nurse (Liaison/Medevac Coordination Officer) Jobs Description
Mission and objectives
Under Resolution 2625 (2022), the Security Council determined that the situation in South Sudan continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security in the region.
The Council extended the UNMISS mandate until 15 March 2023. It also emphasized that the Mission should continue advancing its three-year strategic vision defined in resolution 2567 (2021) to prevent a return to civil war, build durable peace and support inclusive, accountable governance and free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance with the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
Under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, UNMISS is therefore authorized to use all necessary means to implement its mandate which includes:
(a) Protection of civilians
(b) Creating conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian assistance
(c) Supporting the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement and the Peace Process
(d) Monitoring, investigating, and reporting on violations of humanitarian and human rights law:
The overall ceiling for uniformed personnel is maintained at 17,000 troops and 2,101 police, including 88 corrections officers.
Please refer to https://unmiss.unmissions.org/mandate for more information.
UNMISS was established in 2011 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); subsequently, UNMISS mandate has been renewed through resolutions 2057 (2012), 2109 (2013), 2155 (2014), 2187 (2014), 2223 (2015), 2241 (Dec. 2015), 2304 (2016) and 2327 (2016), 2392 (Dec. 2017), 2406 (Mar. 2018), 2459 (Mar. 2019), 2514 (Mar. 2020), 2567 (Mar. 2021), 2625 (Mar. 2022).
Under the guidance / direct supervision of the Medevac Coordinator and the general guidance of the Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for:
• Responsible for the coordination of the Medevac and Casevac cases and arrange the transfer of the patients; liaise with Level III and level IV Hospitals to ensure the smooth transfer and admission of UNMIS patients.
• Coordinate medical evacuations and referrals with referring Doctors and receiving hospitals within and outside of South Sudan; ensuring that there is ground transportation on arrival at the airport to move the patients to the next destination.
• Liaise with other medical facilities in and outside of South Sudan to ensure smooth admission process, effective patient management and follow-up with the focal persons.
• Ensure that all paper works required for medevacs, referrals and repatriations are obtained and fully approved by the appropriate parties; Prepare fax to Medical Services Division New York to obtain approval for medevacs and repatriations.
• Stabilize patients before flight, offer inflight care to patients as their condition demands and hand them over to the receiving health facility team.
• Forward Medical reports to the Chief Medical officer to further transmit them to the Medical Services Division-New York to obtain clearances to return to the mission and certification of sick leave.
• Arrange appointments for mission personnel to meet medical Specialists.
• Participate in clinical and administrative matters pertaining to medical evacuations
• Assist in carrying out daily nursing care, procedures, and dispensing medicines for outpatient
• Responsible for the receipt and compilation of medical confidential information forwarded from treating physicians or patients from various evacuation locations.
• Conduct daily visits to L2 plus Juba and collecting daily reports on progress of patients from other L2s.
• Visiting hospitalized patients at external medical providers and providing systematic reports on the conditions/treatments of the patient to the CMO and concerned medical personnel.
• Ensuring medical reports are made available to requesting Medical Officer upon completion of specialist consultations and/or discharge of patient from external medical provider.
• Coordinating receipt of bodies for the purpose of autopsy and keeping records.
• Maintain a comprehensive, secure filing system for medically evacuated, referred, or repatriated patients.
• Follow up payment process of all the medical bills for level III and Level IV hospitals pertaining to UNMIS personnel; liaise with finance to ensure the smooth processing of the payment.
Ensuring that all assigned tasks will be undertaken with utmost confidentiality. Breach of confidentiality will result in disciplinary action.
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Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
3 years of experience in progressive clinical nursing in a variety of settings.
Qualifications and experience in Emergency Care are an asset.
Qualifications and experience in community health and tropical health are an asset.
Experience in a UN mission an advantage.
Experience in a UN mission or large international organization an asset.
Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Sound security awareness.
Area(s) of expertise
Manual Transmission, proven ability to drive manual gear 4×4 vehicles. Required
English, Level: Fluent, Required
Required education level
Bachelor degree or equivalent in accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Programme. Registered Professional Nurse.
Competencies and values
• Integrity and professionalism
• Commitment to continuous learning
• Planning and organizing
• Teamwork and respect for diversity
• Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently
• Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
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