7 Positions at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )

7 Positions at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )

7 Positions at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )

Laboratory technician at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )









ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full-time staff, community mobilizers, and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its roster/register as Temporary Laboratory Technician (on-call), and who would be available at short notice to support health service delivery and programming at any one of the field sites (refugee camps) where ALIGHT has active health operations.

 PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Based at the refugee campsite level, the Lab Technician is responsible for the examination of and maintenance of laboratory materials and samples ensuring accurate results for patients.  He/she will liaise with the Health and HIV/AIDS teams to ensure adequate health services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conduct laboratory exams according to the Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Verify and maintain all laboratory materials and equipment ensuring good condition
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times
  • Record all lab results in their corresponding register
  • Provide timely lab results sheets to different Health Center services
  • Monitor and provide routine maintenance to ensure the hygiene of all laboratory materials and equipment
  • Bring sputum of multi-resistant TB cases to National Reference Laboratory,
  • Bring to “National transfusion center” samples of incompatible rhesus for Combs Test and if necessary buy and bring Gamma Globulin substance
  • Ensure proper storage and maintenance of cold-chain
  • Bring samples for CD4 and viral load, count and RPR to Hospital Laboratory
  • Take quality control samples to District Hospital on a monthly basis
  • Take blood samples, urines samples, stool, sputum according to lab exams prescriber and guideline
  • Make weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • To insure infection control by respecting all precautions measures in place
  • Report to HIV Program Coordinator, Head Nurse and/or the Medical Coordinator problems encountered for help
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ALIGHT Senior Manager

 EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:





  • A1 Diploma in laboratory sciences or another health-related field from a recognized university required
  • 2 years’ working experience in a human laboratory in a low-resource, fast-paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons
  • Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems, HIV protocols and Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Computer knowledge is an advantage
  • Good oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda and English or French
  • Experience working in protracted refugee situation and/or previous experience in Rwanda

 KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to personally champion ALIGHT’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same
  • Excellent strategic thinking, process management and problem-solving skills
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons.
  • Ability to coordinate with other health sector staff in a diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Punctual at his/her duty station
  • Confident in carrying out his/her tasks
  • Respectful and willing to support others
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting

Interested and qualified registered nurses should submit 1page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title, and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is April 1st, 2020 at 16:00hrsHowever due to urgency to update the roster, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and decisions may be taken before the indicated deadline once suitable candidates are available. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight 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.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.





 

Medical doctor at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full-time staff, community mobilizers, and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its roster/register as Temporary Medical Doctor (on-call), and who would be available at short notice to support health service delivery and programming at any one of the field sites (refugee camps) where ALIGHT has active health operations.





 PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Medical Doctor will be responsible for the delivery of quality health services including consultations, diagnosis, and treatment of clients in accordance with the MoH protocols. He/she will be responsible to provide technical assistance and build the capacity of the health facility staff to improve the quality of health service delivery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Plans and provides primary health care services to beneficiaries, including consultations, diagnosis, writing prescriptions, care plans, and minor surgery
  • Technically supports health activities including curative, preventive, and community health
  • Ensures health facilities adhere to national and international health standards, specifically from the Ministry of Health and WHO, supported by the Health Coordinator
  • Oversee the management of non-communicable diseases
  • Collaborate with Head Nurse, HIV/AIDS Coordinator, and Nutrition Coordinator for planning and implementing primary health services
  • Provides technical support for health education activities in the clinic and during outreach sessions
  • Collaborates with Health Coordinator and other coordinators in developing standards and procedures for the Medical Staff and in monitoring the continuity of Medical activities
  • Maintains standards of confidentiality and patient privacy in maintaining credential files and the electronic medical database
  • Promote environmental sanitation activities within the health facilities to minimize environmental health hazards
  • Provide technical support to Nurses and Lab Technicians through regular meetings, mentorship, and organizing on the job training for technical health facility staff
  • Establish strategies for efficient health activities and its application
  • Participate in reporting and analyzing monthly, quarterly and annual reports, including stock reports on pharmaceuticals and HIS data
  • Maintains appropriate records in collaboration with the Pharmacist on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis. Regularly follows up the clinic requirement of all drugs, medical and non-medical supplies
  • Supervise immunization and other clinic sessions organized at the health center
  • Assist Midwives during antenatal, delivery, postnatal care and family planning services
  • Diagnose, treat and prescribe drugs using MoH treatment guidelines and common childhood illnesses using IMCI protocols
  • Assess children with severe malnutrition with specification and refer accordingly
  • Treatment and early referral of medical, surgical and obstetric emergencies
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ALIGHT Senior Manager.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Medical Doctor from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license with a relevant professional body (Rwanda Medical Council)
  • A minimum of 2 years) clinical working experience in Rwanda health system
  • Experience in capacity building of health staff with good leadership qualities
  • Commitment to the goals and values of ALIGHT
  • Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems, Nutrition protocols, HIV protocols, and Primary and Reproductive Health Care concepts, including Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Strong report writing skills with proven organizational/multi-tasking skills.
  • Oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda, English, and French.
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons.
  • Experience in a rural health center/ hospital setting
  • Computer knowledge is an advantage.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Experience working in a refugee situation is an advantage

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:





  • Excellent strategic thinking, process management, and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative, result-oriented management style
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, effectively managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity essential.
  • Ability to establish rapport with highly placed government officials, as well as with the UN, NGOs and other stakeholders.
  • Effective decision-maker.
  • Ability to manage staff under the project and ensure a good working relationship with and between staff and stakeholders for a smooth implementation of the project.
  • Ability to develop implementation plans with a logical framework as well as develop monitoring and evaluation tools and processes to ensure that set goals and targets are achieved.
  • Can handle stressful situations without compromising the achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Well-versed with organizational policies and able to ensure staff compliance.
  • Initiative, resourcefulness, and innovation

Interested and qualified registered nurses should submit 1page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title, and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is April 1st, 2020 at 16:00hrsHowever due to urgency to update the roster, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and decisions may be taken before the indicated deadline once suitable candidates are available. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight 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.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 









 

5 Positions of Registered nurses at Alight: (Deadline 1 May 2020 )

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full-time staff, community mobilizers, and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to join its roster/register as Temporary Registered Nurses (on call), and who would be available at short notice to support health service delivery and programming at any one of the field sites (refugee camps) where ALIGHT has active health operations.





PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility is providing nursing care to patients by administering medications, observing and monitoring patients’ conditions, maintaining records, and consultations, support and communication with Alight Medical Doctors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Interview patients to obtain information that guide diagnosis, including a physical examination of the patient while in consultation;
  • Write all lab exams and findings in patient file and in register books
  • Prescribe treatment for the patient consulted with extra attention on doses and side effects;
  • Perform PIT when it is necessary, and report all HIV-positive cases to HIV Program. Also ensure FP is fully integrated in consultation
  • Maintain medical materials and equipment undercharge
  • Coordinate with other health staff on self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges
  • Follow up on patients that s/he has consulted and is hospitalized
  • Organize, complete, and manage patient data files according to confidentiality/organizational health programming protocols
  • Provide information to each patient details his/her conditions, medications and health education;
  • Perform required recordkeeping procedures when registering patients according to health center protocol

REQUIRED SKILLS, BEHAVIORS & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum A1 Diploma in Nursing from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license from Rwanda Medical Council
  • Minimum of two years previous experience in Nursing with a high level of skills in Clinical Services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems, Nutrition, and HIV protocols, and Primary and Reproductive Health Care concepts, informed by Rwanda’s Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Excellent report writing, communication skills, and analytical skills for Health Data;
  • Capable communicator in English and Kinyarwanda; including written; also, conversance with French;
  • Self-motivated and customer-oriented with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity and quality

Interested and qualified registered nurses should submit 1page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title, and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is April 1st, 2020 at 16:00hrsHowever due to urgency to update the roster, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and decisions may be taken before the indicated deadline once suitable candidates are available. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.






Alight 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.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.





 



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