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Nurse / Midwife
OCB-Karachi Department, Karachi
Apply By May 31, 2023
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: May 23, 2023)

General objectives of the function:

  • Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.
  • The Nurse Outreach is part of the Bending the Curve community mobile screening team and is responsible for all paramedical aspects of the activity. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases,  carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorization, etc.).
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Fol-lowing the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures.
  • Follow daily planning of outreach activities by Health Promotion Supervisor and Manager.
  • Involve functional and line manager in implementation, review and assessment of quality control and assurance for laboratory activities
  • Participate in Outreach community screening activities as part of the Health promotion team.
  • Prepare the mobile van medical box and cold chain equipment prior to every mobile screening activity. Clean the medical workspace, maintain the medical box and manage the cold chain after each screening day.
  • Perform RDT and PCR sampling for Hep C. Responsible for managing, storing and transporting blood sample for PCR in cold chain until delivering at the MSF laboratory in Machar Colony Hep C clinic. 
  • Perform pre- and post-test counseling and information for patients.
  • Ensure informed consent, confidentiality and privacy for patients.
  • Respect of MSF protocols.
  • Follow trainings and guidance provided by technical activity managers.

Data collection: Collect quality data and transfer to data manager on daily basis, keeping data confidential and following MSF guideline on data protection and research.

Required Skills

Pashto Speaking, Bengali Speaking, Local Language & English Language (intermediate),

N.G.O./Social Services
Health & Medicine
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Bachelor’s in science of Nursing. Recognized nurse degree/diploma.
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
2 Years
Salary Range
PKR. 70,000 to 80,000/Month