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Volunteer Role Neonatal Nurse

Job Type: Volunteer

Job Categories & Sub Categories: Healthcare / Pharma / Biotech / Medical / R&D : Nurse
Apply Before: 26th November 2018
Preferred Age Range: No Age Bar
Preferred Educational Qualification: Bachelor (Preferred Neonatal Nurse)
Educational Qualification Description: Essential • Registered Neonatal nurse • Experience as a neonatal/Paediatric Nurse in hospital setting at least for 3 years • Experience in mentoring/training of nurses, students at a paediatric

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Role overview

The specific emphasis and details of your position will depend on the objectives of the local partner. However, your main responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Transferring your skills and knowledge particularly to paediatric and neonatal department staff and generally to overall hospital staff. The knowledge and skill acquired is expected to improve the quality of services and the competence of paediatric and neonatal department staffs.
  • Strengthen NICU in the hospitals (where applicable) and play a key role in strengthening systems to enable the hospital and concerned department to provide quality care consistently.
  • Building the capacity of health workers, clinical leads and Village Health Team members in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training of trainers, trainings and on the job coaching, mentoring and support supervision.
  • Support strengthening functioning of maternity and labour wards.

Possible locations in Africa and Asia: Ethiopia, Uganda and more to come

Skills, Qualifications and Experience
Professional skills/ competencies: 

Essential 

  • Registered Neonatal nurse
  • Experience as a neonatal/Paediatric Nurse in hospital setting at least for Five years
  • Experience in mentoring/training of nurses, students at a paediatric Department of any Hospital/in a clinic
  • Experience of working in neonatal intensive care unit

Desirable 

  • Masters of Science in Nursing
  • Additional specialization in areas like neonatal care
  • Basic computer skill
  • Experience in mentoring and teaching/Bedside teaching

Job Specification:

  • Transferring your skills and knowledge particularly to paediatric and neonatal department staff and generally to overall hospital staff
  • Strengthen NICU in the hospitals (where applicable) and play a key role in strengthening systems
  • Building the capacity of health workers in maternal obstetrics care
  • Support strengthening functioning of maternity and labour wards
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VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place. It has been working in Nepal since 1964 to improve the lives of impoverished people in poorest districts of Nepal, particularly focusing on vulnerable women, girls and disadvantaged groups and communities. VSO Nepal focus areas are Education, Secure Livelihoods, Health, Gender and Youth programme along with emergency response projects.
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