U.S. Embassy in Ghana Registered Nurse (ERR) Jobs
U.S. Embassy in Ghana Registered Nurse (ERR)
DutiesThis position functions as part of the Post's primary health care team. The incumbent serves as the U.S.
Registered Professional Nurse, or Western European equivalent trained Registered Professional Nurse with comparable licensure. The position is located in the Embassy Health Unit (HU) and is under the direct supervision of the Medical Provider (MP).
The position provides the full range of professional nursing services to American and Locally Employed Staff.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience: At least two years of occupational health experience, with at least one year being with U.S. Federal agency or U.S. Embassy primary health care facility is required.
Job Knowledge: Ability to administer adult and paediatric immunization programs according to current CDC standards is required.
The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition.
A good working knowledge or experience of current health promotion recommendations in the U.S. population is required.
Must be familiar with American Nursing standards of care.
Graduate of professional nursing school with a current unrestricted Registered Nurse License from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Western European equivalent is required.
Language: Fluent English (Reading, speaking and writing) is required. Must understand or speak a Ghanaian language. Job holder may need to act
as interpreter in English. (Language proficiency may be tested).
Skills and Abilities Nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation, medical evaluation, triage and emergency care, pharmaceutical dispensing. Health care administrative skills including organization, supervisory and program planning, development, and evaluation. High level communication and good interpersonal skills as well as basic counseling skills. Must be able to perform basic word processing on the computer.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
For more information and application details see; U.S. Embassy in Ghana U.S. Embassy in Ghana Registered Nurse (ERR) Jobs
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