African Union Nursing Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

African Union Nursing Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


• Responsible for the day to day nursing care to clients who visit the Directorate of Medical and Health Services.

• Triage, facilitate Doctor’s consultation and execute their orders.

Main Functions

• Provide timely administrative and operational support;

• Assist in activity planning;

• Prepare operational work schedules and follow up implementation;

• Coordinate and/or engage in technical assistance and/or logistical work;

• Assist in the creation, improvement and maintenance of operational processes and systems;

• Prepare office communication and draft reports;

• Handle communication at operational level and provide update;

• To follow agreed standards of infection prevention and control, to create a safe environment for clients and a conducive working environment for Clinical staff.

• Perform voluntary counseling and testing for HIV and other STIs with absolute confidentiality.

• Arrange for the transfer of referred patients and proper hand over to the appropriate staff in the referral hospital.

• Ensure that an up-to-date registry of hospitals or clinics and their contact numbers for referral of patients/ clients is maintained.

• Perform hospital/ home visits to follow up on patient’s health condition or on their management and report back to the Senior Nursing Officer and the managing Doctor.


• Participate in the MHSD’s 24 hour Nurses coverage roster (day time, night time, weekend and public Holiday) on a shift basis.

• Prepare and present the shift’s report to the Principal Nursing Officer.

• Participate in the development and delivery of health promotion, disease
prevention and occupational Health and Safety programs of the Directorate.

• Play an active role in the medical evacuation of patients and facilitate their return.

• Participate in medical coverage for AU Summits and meetings.

• In collaboration with the Principal/ Senior Nursing Officer, quantify and forecast requirements of medical/Nursing supplies and equipment for procurement and submit on time to the immediate supervisor.

• Give the required attention and care to all Nursing equipment as required by the manufacturer and ensure that preventative maintenance are carried out as agreed and on schedule.

• Participate in continuing medical education programs for Medical staff.

• Be part of the team in development of clinical care guidelines or SOP.

• Provide supportive supervision for the Medical Attendants.

• Receive and facilitate registration, triage, Doctors’ consultation and carry out Doctors’ orders.

• Provide quality nursing care to clients at the AU Clinic in line with international nursing standards.

• Performing any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Ordinary Diploma in Clinical Nursing

• A higher University qualification in Clinical Nursing will be an added advantage.

• 5 years of experience in a clinical Nursing role in a busy, tertiary level Hospital.

• Must be registered/ licensed to practice as a Clinical Nurse in his/her home Country or Country of residence

• Relevant work experience within a government hospital, private practice or an International
Organization is essential.

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; African Union Nursing Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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