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    CBM – Ophthalmic Nurse Tutor, Cameroon

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    Disponibilità: ottobre 2015

    Candidature entro: 30 Settembre 2015

    Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

    Contract Duration: 2 years

    Contract Start: October 2015


    Under the supervision of the Director of Medical Services, the incumbent of this position will supervise, train and mentor the nursing team of the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, as well as set up training programmes for middle-level ophthalmic personnel.

    Main Tasks

    • Teach and supervise ophthalmic theatre management
    • Teach and supervise preparation and post surgical follow-up of patients for all ophthalmic surgical procedures
    • Set up quality standards (JCI compliant) for ophthalmic nursing practice at the institute including hygiene
    • Teach proper handling of clinical and surgical instruments
    • Teach and supervise proper eye patient care
    • Manage rotas and rotations of allied eye health staff and trainees
    • Deliver relevant lectures
    • Perform other duties as required

    Professional Profile & Requirements

    • University degree in Nursing or equivalent, as well as qualification as a State Registered Nurse
    • At least 3 years of nursing experience in a management position in a eye clinic with high volume of surgery
    • Experience in teaching ophthalmic nursing
    • Demonstrated experience in assisting as scrub nurse in subspecialty operations (retina, glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology, squint, cornea, ocular plastics)
    • Sound experience in preventive maintenance of diagnostic and surgical equipment used in clinic and operating theatres
    • Working experience in developing countries would be advantageous
    • Working knowledge of both English and French 

    Personal Profile & Competencies

    • Excellent leadership skills to manage a diverse team of staff
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Ability to transmit knowledge and empower others
    • Ability to build harmonious and productive relationships internally and externally
    • Excellent coordination skills
    • Strong flexibility and resiliency

    The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

    CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

    Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation (stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM), a CV, copies of diplomas, three professional references and salary expectations to recruitment@cbm.org.

    Application deadline: September 30th, 2015