Triage Nurse at Medecins du Monde (MdM) – 2 Openings

Triage Nurse at Medecins du Monde (MdM) – 2 Openings

Medecins du Monde (MdM) is a world humanitarian group whose mission is to offer medical look after probably the most weak populations, the world over,

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Medecins du Monde (MdM) is a world humanitarian group whose mission is to offer medical look after probably the most weak populations, the world over, together with France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary dedication from medical doctors, different well being care suppliers, and from these whose experience in different fields is required for its actions, to enlist all competent assist required for the achievement of its initiatives, and to hunt always to encourage shut working relationships with populations in its care. MdM working in Nigeria, Borno state since October 2016.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Triage Nurse

Location: Borno

Slot: 2 Openings

Predominant Obligations

Beneath the supervision of the Medical Supervisor, Well being Programme Coordinator and Medical T.A, the Triage Nurse shall be accountable for the next primary actions to make sure the standard of care of sufferers:

Affected person administration:

  • He/She shall be accountable for conducting temporary scientific assessments that decide the scientific urgency of the purchasers’ presenting well being issues and culminate with the allocation of a care class, which determines the time and sequence by which they obtain companies.
  • The Triage Nurse may even be accountable for managing shopper data; guaranteeing correct knowledge entry, submitting/archiving and retrievals.
  • S/He’ll present complete triage (in-clinic and/or cellular) and scientific evaluation service to purchasers leading to protected and acceptable scientific selections that mirror their healthcare wants.
  • Identification and isolation of suspected circumstances within the introduction of an outbreak/epidemic (COVID-19, Measles e.t.c)
  • S/He’ll provoke acceptable nursing interventions (e.g. first support and emergency interventions) to enhance shopper outcomes and safe the security of purchasers and clinic workers, facilitate the triage course of utilizing scientific information and acceptable interpersonal expertise, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Present schooling to sufferers and households when crucial
  • Kind sufferers into precedence teams in accordance with tips
  • Transport sufferers to acceptable remedy areas
  • Talk standing of sufferers to medical doctors and nurses
  • Provoke emergency remedy if crucial
  • Handle and talk with sufferers in ready room
  • Reporting and attendance to related conferences.


  • Produce each day and weekly report for the medical supervisor
  • Create and keep good working relationships with referral facility workers.
  • Liaise with affected person households or designated guardians as acceptable.
  • Uphold the precept of confidentiality and actively promote the correct of the affected person to decide on their care.
  • Get hold of consent from the affected person verbal and written the place crucial.
  • Present suggestions to the medical supervisors or workforce chief of the sector workforce(s) relating to the circumstances triaged/screened
  • Talk all affected person administration with Medical Supervisor every day.
  • Report any security and safety issues to focal particular person as quickly as doable.

Assortment, computerization and evaluation of weekly referral knowledge:

  • Submit report back to the Medical Supervisor every day
  • Submit finish of week report back to the Medical Supervisor on a weekly foundation
  • Liaise with Monitoring and Analysis Division relating to triage knowledge assortment when required.

Attendance to related conferences:

  • Actively take part in MdM inner conferences
  • Take part to all of the trainings organized by MDM
  • Take part in all related exterior trainings recognized.


  • Give options to enhance the functioning of MDM clinics and the referral pathway
  • Be versatile in performing his/her duties to make sure that beneficiaries are getting good high quality companies
  • Carry out different further duties on request of the road supervisor
  • Inform instantly the safety focus in case of any safety drawback
  • Due to the emergency aid nature of MDM’s work, working hours could also be irregular and workers are anticipated to be versatile of their strategy to working hours beneath emergency circumstances.
  • He/she works beneath the supervision of the Medical Supervisor.
  • The worker shall respect Médecins du Monde – France’s schedule and Phrases and Situations of Engagement for Nationwide Employees and is anticipated to be obtainable anytime with a purpose to reply to an emergency state of affairs and be versatile and obtainable past regular working hours if requested.
  • This job description might be modified in accordance with modifications in MDM actions or within the context. It may be amended at any time after mutual session, with a purpose to match the necessities of the applications.


  • Skilled Nurse with a minimum of 2 years’ expertise publish qualification.
  • Fluent in Hausa, Kanuri and English
  • Glorious communication and networking expertise
  • Good affected person resuscitation expertise
  • Earlier working expertise as a triage nurse is an asset
  • Certification in Primary Life Assist (BLS)
  • Sturdy dedication to humanitarian work

Software Closing Date

30th July, 2020.

Methods to Apply

and certified candidates ought to ship their CV and Cowl Letter in a single single attachment by way of e-mail to: [email protected] utilizing “Triage Nurse” as the topic of the e-mail.


  • Our technique of choice embrace some written checks and oral interviews.
  • Interviews shall be in Maiduguri
  • Purposes with out the right topic line acknowledged above is not going to be handled.