Medic (Sango Border Campsite) : APOPO APOPO



Job Summary


APOPO is a Belgium Humanitarian Demining Organization that operates in Zimbabwe and is looking for:

Medic (Sango Border Campsite)

Duties and Responsibilities


Responsible to: Operations Officer

• Conduct medical treatment in the event of serious injury or illness as per the national insurance policy for work related accidents.
• Appropriate medical support and a well-practised casualty evacuation procedure
• Responsible for cleaning the procedure rooms, sets up the equipment and stations at the outreach point and dissembling the same after each session.
• Cleans the instruments after use and ensures sterile packs always to ensure infection control practices
• Measurement and recording of vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate.
• Document actions by completing forms and records.
• Ensures proper management of clean and soiled linens
• Ensures safe disposal of all medical waste to meet environmental management standards
• Listening to the clients concerns and report any issues to the team leader.
• Responsible for restocking of medical and care supplies in preparation of outreach visits
• Ability to work with people of different social backgrounds
• Experience in infection prevention standard practices and policies
• Strong inter-personal skills, enhancing teamwork and APOPO culture
• Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task as the tasks demand
• Perform any other duties assigned by superiors

Qualifications and Experience



Qualifications
• Candidates should be qualified and experienced Advance Life Support trained, either a Registered General Nurse or have equivalent military or civilian paramedic qualifications.
• Experience working with trauma and ability to train other medics is an added advantage

How to Apply


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to the following email address: apopoapplications@gmail.com with the position they are applying for in the subject line by 27-07-2021 COB
Masvingo Province candidates will be given first preference.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SHORTLISTING WILL BE DONE ON A ROLLING BASIS AND THEREFORE APPLICATIONS MIGHT CLOSE BEFORE THE DUE DATE IF A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS FOUND.


About APOPO


APOPO is a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation and US non-profit which trains southern giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis. They call their trained rats 'HeroRATs'

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