OT Nurse at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

On Friday, October 17th, 2014
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.
MSF Switzerland (MSF-CH) is currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the following position:

Location: AGOK / South Sudan

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 Months

Main tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure the preparation of the theatre room for a specific operation (materiel, table etc).
  • Ensure that all needed medication are available both in OT and surgical ward
  • Ensure quality of the sterilization process
  • Ensure reception and installation of the patient in the theatre room, ensure all needed preparation are done outside of the OT (consent form, review anesthetist and surgeon, hygiene, patient file)
  • Ensure asepsis rules during all nursing cares procedure inside the theatre and in surgical ward
  • Assist the surgeon as a runner or scrub nurse if needed
  • Ensure the patient is released of the OT in condition as per protocol
  • Surgical care
  • Ensure pre operation and post operation patient care in collaboration with the surgeon, MD, COs and according to MSF protocols
  • Ensure the explanation of wound care and medication on patients’ discharge
  • Ensure follow up appointments are scheduled and explained to patient on discharge
Specific Activities
  • Observe and ensure that staffs strictly adhere to the internal regulation.
  • Ensure the aseptic technique and respecting nursing procedure.
  • Improve data collection and entry for the surgical activities collaborate with Surgeon and Anesthetist.
  • Be familiar with the emergency and mass casualty plan, OT role
Note: The person identified shall carry on with all the activities/duties of the OT Nurse.


  • Diploma in Paramedical with an extra training certificate in OT management
  • 2 years’ experience in OT management in busy hospital.
  • A minimum 6 months experience with MSF will be an added advantage
  • A significant ability for management validated by the hierarchic referent.
  • English (fluent written and spoken) French and Arabic is an added advantage
  • Valid passport
Personal Qualities:

Good team supervision skills, rigour, flexibility, and ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people, open-minded, diplomacy

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV to the HR department at MSF Switzerland via email [email protected] gmail.com latest by 23/10/2014

Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.  ‘

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