Nurse

Location
Job-type Contract
Salary £3000 - 3500 per month Meals, Accommodation, Flights
Reference JWNurse

NURSE - BAGHDAD EMBASSY

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:-

· Assist with the daily running of a small clinic within the client grounds/compounds.

· Provision of emergency and first aid assistance to locally employed workers

· Provision of Primary Health Care and Emergency Medical Response to expatriate personnel (client,

customers, and contractors)

· Assist with the maintaining of a program of Psychological health screening to all client staff and as part of

this process initiate face to face consultations with client staff two weeks after arrival in post, and every 3

months thereafter.

· Appropriate level of trauma care, including preparation and assistance of emergency medical evacuations

·Wearing of body armour (jacket & helmet) may be necessary when carrying out all duties

·Deploy on Province Trips

·To uphold medical confidentiality to the same standards as those in the NHS

·Prescribe medications under the use of PGD’s.

·Other tasks as designated by the Contract Manager and/or Project Manager in support of the contract

·Ensure that the good name of OSS is upheld at all times

·Ensure compliance with OSS COBC and ethics policy including all FCPA and Bribery Act rules and regulations

·Travel to various locations covered within the contract (e.g. Middle East/Africa) to cover emergencies as requested by the Project Manager

· Psychological and occupational health screening to all client staff

· Provide appropriate levels of emergency care, including preparation and assistance of emergency medical

evacuations (aeromedical). There may be a requirement to undertake aeromedical evacuations. Which

will include the carrying of heavy medical emergency equipment and patient who is being evacuated.

· A UK Full driving licence as is required in order to drive a B6 Armoured Ambulance for response to

emergencies within the compound

· Liaise with other agencies and health care providers to provide full medical support in extreme and

potentially hazardous conditions

· Implementing and maintaining medical records in accordance with UK guidelines for all client personnel

and patients who visit the clinic

· Advice and pastoral care to client staff

· Assist with the daily running of the clinic ensuring that rooms are well maintained, and that all medical

equipment and supplies are stored to UK standards and maintained to UK best practice (including

disposal of sharps, and expired medications)

· Upkeep of a register of medical equipment and medication

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:-

Essential: - 

· A registered nurse (Adult Nursing Level 1) registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK)

· Advanced Life Support Course (ALS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

· Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

· A minimum of 5 years nursing experience including pre-hospital / remote / offshore environments,

candidates with an appropriate knowledge and experience of A&E/ITU Nursing

· Full UK Driving Licence (There is a requirement to Drive B6 Armoured Ambulance and other vehicles)

· Holds valid or able to get UK SC clearance

· Fluent English Speaker

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