Public Health Nurse at AMI Expeditionary Healthcare May, 2020

JOB OPPORTUNITY
Public Health Nurse Needed!!!
AMI is a leading provider of medical and specialized healthcare services, providing clients with
sustainable health and medical solutions. AMI is seeking the services of a Registered Nurse with Public
Health background and knowledge of outbreak investigations including case detection and contact
tracing. The Registered Nurse is recruited as a surge personnel to form part of our COVID-19 Response
team.

Duties And Responsibilities

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Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or his designate, the incumbent will perform
disease surveillance activities related, but not limited, to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Collect and Analyze COVID-19 epidemiological data using statistical measures.
  • Extract epidemiological health data from the medical records of mission medical treatment

facilities.

  • Train and lead the team of medical staff and volunteers that will conduct routine

contact tracing.

  • Investigate suspect/confirmed cases of COVID-19 and ensure that comprehensive

contact tracing is conducted.

  • Monitor epidemiological trends within the host country and region including surveillance

activity reports for necessary adjustments of mission control measures.

  • Report to the office of CMO the results of investigations, special studies, and surveillance.
  • Collect epidemiological data for the surveillance of specific diseases of Public Health

importance and other health conditions.

  • Arrange for the cooperative use of epidemiological data with local and regional

health authorities, other agencies, and organizations.

  • Work with other health personnel and relevant mission stakeholders for resolution of public

health problems.

  • Conduct/participate in training and mentoring of medical staff in surveillance activities.
  • Participate in the development and review of reporting formats for COVID-19.
  • Participate in the development of a risk communication strategy for COVID-19.
  • Participate in the development and review of mission COVID-19 preparedness and response

plans including relevant SOPs.

  • Performs any other duties assigned by the CMO or his designate.
  • Ability to work in a professional, responsible, and timely manner while safeguarding

medical confidentiality.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a multinational environment.
  • Ability to manage small teams with minimal supervision.

Minimum Education Qualification Requirements The Prospective Candidate,

  • must be a fully qualified Registered Professional Nurse with an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing

Program in a University (3 or 4 years) OR accredited Diploma Program (4 years) after High
School.

  • must have completed a Diploma or certificate program in Public Health.
  • must have at least three (x 3) years of continuous experience in general Nursing or

management of Public health programs.

  • must be currently certified and registered to practice Nursing in his/her own country or

another UN member state. License validity should cover the deployment duration.

  • Relevant experience in occupational, tropical, and travel medicine is an advantage.

Experience

Minimum of three (x 3) years of experience in Nursing with a bias on Public Health programs such
as management of epidemic outbreaks.
Language
Fluent in English; excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in reviewing
and editing documents.
Computer skills
Word processing, spreadsheet, database development, and management.
Please send your resume to [email protected]

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