Job at ARC : 9 Positions for Nurse (Deadline: 31 July 2018)

Job at ARC :  9 Positions for Nurse (Deadline: 31 July 2018)

Job at ARC : 9 Positions for Nurse (Deadline: 31 July 2018)


ARC is looking for several qualified, self-driven and committed individuals – for the position of Nurse (9 positions) to be based full time in Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District, Gihembe Refugee Camp in Gicumbi District and Nyabiheke Refugee Camp in Gatsibo District.


Key responsibilities:

  • Interview patients to obtain information that will guide diagnosis with though physical examination of the patient while in consultation
  • Write all lab exams and findings in patient file and in register book
  • Prescribe treatment for the patient consulted with extra attention on doses and side effects
  • Make decision on which patient can be referred to medical doctor
  • Make sure the consultation activities start by the scheduled time and finish when the last patient is consulted
  • Perform PIT when it is necessary, and report all HIV-positive cases to HIV Program
  •  Ensure FP is fully integrated in consultation
  • Maintain medical materials and equipment
  • Coordinate with other health staff on self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges.
  • Perform recordkeeping procedures when registering patients according to health center protocols
  • Follow up on patients that he/she has consulted and hospitalized.
  • Coordinate with other health staff on self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges.
  • Organize, complete, and manage patient data files according to confidentiality/organizational protocols
  • Provide information to each patient details his/her conditions, medications and health education
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Health Coordinator

Minimum qualifications:

  • At least A1 Diploma in Nursing or field from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license with relevant professional body (National Council of nurses and midwives)
  • 2-3 years of experience in nursing in a clinical setting in a low-resource, fast-paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons
  • Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data
  • Demonstrated knowledge of treatment guidelines, Health Information Systems, Nutrition protocols, HIV protocols, and Primary and Reproductive Health Care concepts, including the Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Experience in collecting patient data for health systems monitoring purposes.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda and English or French
  • Experience working in refugee situation and/or previous experience in Rwanda


N.B: Any applicant to this position must have fulfilled/finished their commitment to serve in the public sector as required by Ministry of Health guidelines. Any applicant who does not fulfill/meet this requirement will be automatically disqualified.

Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor – via email to  with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 31st July 2018 at 17:00hrs.

Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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