Job Information Infection Prevention And Control (Ipc) Supervisor NGO Information
NGO Name MSF Holland
Website
Contact Name
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Kirkuk
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-06-30
Requirements
Minimum Education Diploma (Two Years)
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2020-06-30
Deadline Date 2020-07-07
Location
[Kirkuk,Iraq ]
Description

CONTEXT

Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland (MSF-H) is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. To support its Medical activity in Laylan Camp COVID-19 response, MSF-H is currently looking for Infection Prevention And Control  (IPC) Supervisor

Main Purpose

Implementing and supervising an infection control program in a project or health facility, according to MSF protocols, safety, and IPC measures, in order to ensure the quality of care and safety of patients, caretakers, and staff

Accountabilities

•    In collaboration with each service activity manager, maintaining and supporting the day to day implementation of the standard precautions in health structures in all departments including sterilization, laundry, and kitchen, and providing technical supervision, training, and support to the staff on IPC related issues using existing tools such as audits, checklist, surveillance
•    Implementing and monitoring adherence to additional precautions for air, droplet, and contact transmissible diseases when indicated. Based on a given patient-diagnosis, evaluating the need and supporting the implementation, if needed, for additional precautions in collaboration with the medical team and act accordingly
•    Implementing as planned, the correct ‘clean and dirty flows’ inside the health facility. Ensuring that environmental standards in the facility are respected (bed spacing, number of handwashing stations, etc.) and together with the Hospital Facilities Manager and WHS Supervisor, that the essential requirements are available in the health structures
•    Guaranteeing compliance to aseptic care techniques and to the correct use of antiseptics, disinfectants, and detergents.
•    Checking the consumption and the quality of IPC materials and equipment, including cleaning materials and equipment, PPE, etc.
•    As a member of the Infection Control Committee, participating in and supporting the development and following up the Infection Control Action Plan.
•    Supervising the team under his/her responsibility and participating in the associated HR processes (e.g. recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, coaching, development, and communication) in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required.
•    Reporting any irregularities to NAM or IPC managers or PMR  and producing reports with information  recommendations for the monthly medical reporting

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Requirements

Education: Nurse or midwife (or equivalent) diploma

Experience:

  • Preferable: Previous working experience working with MSF or other NGOs
  • Experience in OT, Intensive Care Unit is an asset

Languages: Local languages, English is essential

Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Behavioral Flexibility
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Stress Management
How To Apply

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send your application in English (CV, letter of motivation, and any relevant certificates in PDF or Word format only) to:

kirkuk-jobs@oca.msf.org

   Or put it in the application box with the subject

"IPC Supervisor"

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

DEADLINE TO SEND APPLICATION:
  Tuesday, July 7, at 4:30 PM

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