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Female Sterilizer Nurse

Jhpiego
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Position Title: Female Sterilizer Nurse

2024-07-11        Kandahar       Full Time        69

Job Location: Kandahar
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary:
Vacancy Number: Jhp-UHI-469
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kandahar
Organization: Jhpiego
Years of Experience: . Two-year experience in similar position desirable
Contract Duration: Short Term
Gender: Female
Education: Registered Midwife, Bachelor degree is preferred
Close date: 2024-07-11

About Jhpiego:

Urban Health Initiative
The USAID-funded Urban Health Initiative (UHI) Program’s goal is to improve the health outcomes of
people living in urban areas, focusing on the health of women and children and other vulnerable
populations. Interventions aim to increase demand, access, and quality of health services. Led by Jhpiego
and implemented by a dynamic consortium of organizations, UHI is implemented in five cities in
Afghanistan – Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, and Kandahar.

Job Descriptions:

Specific Responsibilities:
• Perform sterilization and registration of sterile surgical sets and medical devices.
• Pre-disinfection, cleaning, and disinfection of soiled medical devices.
• Check and reassemble the instrument set making sure that it is in good condition.
• Proper folding of surgical drapes and gowns according to the protocols.
• Responsible for the correct packaging of surgical sets, medical devices, and surgical drapes with double
• crepe paper.
• Ensure that the sterilization and/or high disinfection step-by-step process is correctly, followed as
indicated
• by AMA protocol.
• Respect the working circuit of dirty, clean, and unsterile within the service.
• Proper registration of sterilization circles and devices undergoing high-level disinfection.
• Identify each sterilized pack according to the respective wards/departments in the register book.
• Proper storage and management of sterilized/highly disinfected services.
• Proper cleaning and disinfection of working equipment and surface at the end of the shift.
• Supervise the cleanliness of the sterilization room and surroundings.
• Run monthly inventory of equipment and materials and timely fill up the monthly order request.

Guarantee the strict complaints of standard precautions.
• Respect general rules in the sterilization room.
• Respect for soiled medical devices and instruments.

Check and reassemble the instrument sets and medical devices according to the pre-established standard
• list.
• Replace defective instrument.
• Organize the storage and distribution of sterilized materials.
• Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident

Job Requirements:

Generic Professional Competencies:
• Demonstrates knowledge
• Demonstrates an open attitude
• Adapts behavior to the needs of the situation
• Manages own stress
Performs her work
• Responds empathetically to clients and understands their concerns/needs
• She organizes her work
• Acknowledges the importance of teamwork and cooperation

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Registered Midwife, Bachelor degree is preferred

2. Two-year experience in similar position desirable

3. Good communication skill both in writing and oral in Dari/Pashtu essential

4. Communication skill in English oral and written desirable

5. Ability to communicate clearly and work well with others in a team environment

 

Submission Guidelines:

Please send your CV to Recruitment-AF@jhpiego.org. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org. Note: Please mention the job title and vacancy number of the position on your email subject line otherwise your application may not be considered. The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer!

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