Registered nurses provide primary health care, establish and manage health posts, operate feeding centres and in/outpatient clinics and hospitals, plan and implement vaccination campaigns, and organise maternal and child health programmes. Training, supervising, and managing local nursing staff or community health providers is a key responsibility.
- B.Sc in Nursing
- A minimum of 4 years post registration experience, preferably in one or more of the following areas: public health, infectious diseases, A&E, obstetrics, nutrition, paediatrics, operating theatre in the role of a supervisor
- Valid Nursing Council registration
- Experience in supervising and management
- A diploma in tropical medicine
- 1-2 years relevant work experience in a tropical environment
What Do We Offer
MSF packages reflect the humanitarian spirit of volunteerism as well as recognising the high level of professionals we recruit.
- Round trip economy air travel;
- Accommodation and transportation during your contract (including briefings and debriefings);
- Monthly indemnity based on your experience and MSF salary structure;
- Field Per diem allowance in local currency based on the cost of living in project country;
- Insurance covering health, luggage, professional liability, repatriation, accidents and flights;
- Pre- and post-mission health checks.
Career with MSF
Besides the practical considerations, there are many intangible benefits. Working for MSF is a challenging and rewarding personal and professional experience that allows you to help people in a very real way. MSF encourages field workers to continue working for the organisation beyond their first mission, and we offer various career opportunities to our field workers.
Gaining more and varied MSF field experience makes you eligible for coordination positions in the mission such as Logistical, Medical, or Project Coordinator, or Head of Mission.