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UN MINUSMA - United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

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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.

• Good organized and smoothly running Level 1 regional Medical facility • Ensure first aid and emergency medical services in the region • Ensure Wellbeing of regional staff, Quality health Service

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Medical Officer and the direct supervision of the Head Nurse/ Medical Officer, Head of clinical duties or Unit where s/he will be deployed, the UN Volunteer will have the responsibility to:

• Work in the walk-in clinic & the nursing facility. • Respond to emergency calls and assist doctors in providing adequate care and performing respective duties in the treatment of the patient. • Performing medical briefing for incoming staff. • Perform ECG, and other medical exam such as blood tests, glucose, troponin, and urine test as required. • Prepare patient for different intervention and escort patient to other medical facilities as required. • On call as required. • Perform nursing care and generally all activities related to her professional capacity. • Accord’s patients fair and equal treatment regardless of ethnic background • Assist in providing health education and addressing work environment and occupational health issues. • Designs and implements outreach programs for MINUSMA Civilian and Military Personnel. • Perform other related duties as required.

Medico Administrative Duties:

• Actively contribute in planning and organizing preventive and promotive medical fairs. • Actively contribute in the In-service education for nurses. • Responsible for the clinic pharmacy; keep the pharmacy database, ensure its integrity and advise Head Nurse/Medical supply officer on stock status. • Ensure that regional clinic has up-dated medical supplies. • Receive pharmaceutical from the main Medical Supply store and keep record • Keep the clinic & pharmacy statistic. • Update the medical monthly report. • Be responsible for coordination of Medevac/repatriation from the region. • Under the supervision of Head Nurse/ Chief Medical Officer the UNV volunteer will be responsible for Provision of quality nursing services that contribute to the good physical and mental health of the staff of MINUSMA.

• Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to MINUSMA; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to Medical Services Section, MINUSMA procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented; • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and MINUSMA in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority; • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues; • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment. • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

the application of nursing skill.

Toumbouctou is a non-family duty station, category E, with a difficult security and working environment. Due to the security situation, movements around the city are often restricted. Accommodation is provided inside the integrated camp. The living conditions in, Toumbouctou is very harsh with extreme heat (Temperature up to 50°C) in the months of May to August, sandstorms in July to August, Newcomers are recommended to carry appropriate clothing. In the months of December to February, it is winter (Temperatures down to 7-8°C) with a lot of mosquitos and other insects. Heavy jackets and other appropriate clothing are recommended. Accommodation: Like all UN personnel, UN Volunteers based in Toumbouctou/Menaka/Kidal/Gao/Mopti/Tessalit are accommodated in UN premises, for which they contribute by 100 USD/month. UN provided accommodation in Mali is compliant with wellbeing standards, i.e. female/male bathrooms. Hospital Facilities: The Level I for TCC/PCC is accessible for staff. If needed, an evacuation to Gao where Level I and Level II are located will be done. Security recommendations from the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) must be followed by all UN Staff in the course of their assignments in Mali. Appropriate measures are in place to mitigate the current security risk for UN personnel in the country. All UN Volunteers, like all UN personnel, undergo a security briefing and the 3-day mandatory training “Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environments” (SSAFE) upon arrival, where practical guidance and recommendations are provided regarding security threats in Mali. An additional security briefing is provided upon arrival to the final duty station. Welfare: A welfare committee is also active in all duty stations to ensure sufficient access to welfare commodities, including food supplies. The welfare committee organizes activities depending on the security situation. Emergency contacts (security, medical, staff counselling, UNV Office) are made available for all UN Volunteers upon arrival, and each individual is provided with a VHF radio and a call sign, which can be used at all time. For the sake of rewarding experience, UN volunteers in MINUSMA carry out their duties with flexibility, commitment, and a willingness to live and work in challenging conditions including heat and limited water and electricity supply.

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