Marie Stopes International Clinical Nurse Jobs in Ethiopia

Marie Stopes International Clinical Nurse Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • Under general supervision by the MSIE Centre Coordinator, Centre Head, Centre Manager/OPD, the incumbent performs nursing duties ensuring efficient delivery and client/patient care in accordance with accepted standard medical practice and professional codes of conduct.


  • Provides nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures

  • Performs nursing interventions such as taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection

  • Administers medication and observes and documents therapeutic effects

  • Provides pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care

  • Monitors patients' progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consults with appropriate members of healthcare team

  • Provides reproductive health/family planning education to individuals and their families.

    Safe Abortion Nurse Role

  • Conducts safe abortion of pregnancies upon request and/or occasioned by medical, economic, or social reasons;

  • Supplies to patients various forms of pregnancy termination procedures (pills, implants, injection, MVA procedures, drainage, etc.,) upon instructions by gynecologist;

    cvCarries out emergency treatment of pregnant women to stop symptoms such as bleeding, vomiting and nausea;

  • Provides counselling on preventing unwanted pregnancies; correct use of pregnancy termination procedures;

    Instrument Nurse Role

  • Prepares all surgical instruments, sets and medical supplies required for operation in accordance with accepted standards,
    Assists doctors intra-operatively (as a Scrub Nurse, Circulating Nurse, etc.) and makes the instruments ready for other operations as required.

  • Ensures proper receipt, storage, safe keep, issuance and timely placement of orders of surgical instruments and medical supplies for theatre by pre-establishing re-order level and regular replenishment of enough stocks.

    Operation Theatre/Scrub Nurse Role

  • Prepares patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing the patients' operative areas, weighs, lifts, turns, and positions patients; shaves patients prior to operations;

  • Assists in surgery by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, assisting surgical teams with gowns and gloves and passing instruments to surgeons

  • Cleans and sterilizes the operating room and instruments.

  • Supervises patients' exercise routines,
    Sets up and provide leisure activities for patients,

  • Accompanies patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties
    related to patient care and comfort

  • Transports patients by wheelchair or stretcher for treatment or surgery

  • Carries messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments

  • Makes beds and maintains patients' rooms

    Antenatal Care Nurse Role

  • Takes blood pressure, temperature and pulse of pregnant women throughout their pregnancy as part of regular follow-up;

  • Carries out laboratory tests of patients as part of evaluation of health conditions of pregnant women with unusual diagnosis and reports to gynaecologist

  • Provides counselling to those pregnant women having physiological or social difficulties;

  • Observes or monitors pregnant women’s status and documents patient care on charts;
    Administers first aid in emergency situations;

  • Administers suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas

  • Performs other procedures as directed by supervisor

    Related Duties/Tasks

  • Ensures the maintenance of high-level standards and applies universal precautions to prevent infection (e.g. HIV/AIDS) from blood or other body fluids of patients

  • Accounts for all assets under his/her custody during regular stock taking and audit as and when required.

  • Prepares and submits periodic reports as required.

  • Maintain inventory of supplies; accounts for all assets under his/her custody during regular stock taking and audit as and when required.

  • Prepares and submits periodic reports as required.

  • Make an on-time report for the clinical incident happened in the center as per the guideline of MSIE.

  • Performs related tasks as required

    Job Requirements

    Qualification Requirements


  • BSc/Diploma in Nursing


  • Two Years’ for BSc and four years for Diploma

    Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills
    Conscious of Government, MSI and MSIE regulations

  • Ability to make logical and timely decisions
    Counselling skill

  • Awareness of concepts and strategies of quality carePro-choice

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicants should mail only their motivation letter and C.V, within ten (10) days from the date of this announcement to:

    Human Resources, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

    Through the following e-mail address:

  • Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

  • Please mention the title of the position and work place you applied for on the subject line of your email.

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