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Senior Nursing Officer at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)


The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2021-0023
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Check vital signs (Temperature, Pulse respiration and blood pressure etc.);
  • Perform wound dressing on routine and emergency basis;
  • Facilitate health education to all categories of staff;
  • Conduct eye lavage, Ear Syringing and giving of injections;
  • Setting up of intravenous infusion as the needs arises;
  • Assist in the management of very ill patients;
  • Assist in updating yellow cards to those who are travelling outside the country;
  • Assist in the collection of vaccines from State regulatory authorities;
  • Carry out cleaning, autoclaving and storage of instruments used in nursing care;
  • Replenish the clinic emergency box and resuscitation trolley as needs arises;
  • Carryout costing and billing for drugs and other services
  • Conduct Immunization of mothers and babies;
  • Conduct simple eye testing using snellen’s chart
  • Provide consultation for simple clinical cases whenever the needs arise (especially after normal hours);
  • Register patients’ attendance every day;
  • Perform any other duties as may be necessitated by the absence of any other member of the health team
  • Perform other any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Nursing and Registered Midwife Certificate with any two (2) of the following:
    • Diploma in Public/Occupational Health Nursing
    • Family Planning Certificate
    • Accident & Emergency Nursing Diploma
    • Post Basic Nursing Certificate in Theatre techniques
    • Post Basic Nursing Certificate in Pediatric Nursing
    • Diploma in Health Education.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experiences in at least three of the following areas:
    • Accident and emergency unit
    • Outpatient department and medical wards
    • Family Planning Unit / Family Health Unit
    • Maternal & Child Health Unit.

Competencies
The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess good organizational skills and demonstrate ability to work under pressure
  • Be able to carry out basic laboratory procedures such as rapid malaria test, urinalysis and blood sugar using a glucometer.

Remuneration

  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply

Important Information

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA.
  • The application must include the Names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees (which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package).
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  3rd November, 2021.


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