Medical Nurse

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MINUSCA - Mission intégrée pour la stabilisation en République centrafricaine

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Tuesday 6 Apr 2021 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

•Assist medical doctor(s) in the provision of both primary and secondary health care to all Mission: personnel, at the Missions medical facilities; •Provide necessary primary care for minor injuries; •Administer vaccination to UN Mission personnel; •Participate in the stabilization of emergency cases; •Provide Health Education and advise to the staff in addition to group health briefings for MINUSCA Personnel; •Requisition, storage and maintenance of accurate records of medical equipment, drugs and consumables in the health facility; •Conduct medical escorts for very sick UN personnel transiting between different medical facilities; •Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; Calling for assistance from health care support personnel; •Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential; •Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records; •Participate in other health activities and related duties, as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer; •When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for capacity development through on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring.


Required degree level:

Technical/Vocational diploma

Education - Additional Comments:

A fully registered Medical Nurse with a Diploma in Nursing from an accredited medical institution of a country recognised by the United Nations. Additional qualification in Emergency Medical Care is an advantage

Required experience:

60 Months

Experience remark:

A minimum of 5 years of consistent practical experience as a nurse. Knowledge of life saving procedure is essential..

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise:

General human medicine (with clinical experience), Nursing and midwifery, Other health related experience

Area of expertise details:

Nursing and midwifery Mandatory

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Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 06-04-2021

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