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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 21, 2024
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    The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an international medical organization, founded in 2009. ALIMA’s aim is to provide a high standard of healthcare in situations of emergency or medical disaster and to improve the practice of humanitarian medicine by developing innovative projects associated with medical research. The specific fe...
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    Nurse Activity Manager


    Define, organize, implement and follow-up all care and nursing related activities in the project, ensuring the daily management of the human resources as well as the implementation of the ALIMA nursing protocols, in order to warrant efficiency, quality and continuity of prescribed care.

    Core task

    • Plan and organize all nursing related activities (IPD, OPD, maternity, nutrition, etc.), its organization design and sizing and participates in the definition and update of its associated budget in order to efficiently maintain the continuity of the healthcare at the standard quality levels.
    • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of the legal therapeutic protocols, procedures and standards, providing technical support when needed, to ensure the quality of the nursing care, confidentiality and information traceability, patient surveillance, as well as ensuring that therapeutic and sterilization rules are used by the health care personnel.
    • Ensures all administrative procedures and documents (individual patient’s card and registration book, discharge paper, transfer paper, etc.) are used correctly, as well as the existing data management tools.
    • In cooperation with the pharmacy supervisor and project medical referent, supervise the management and running of the medical equipment and pharmacy activity, preparing new orders when required, supervising expiration terms and consumption patterns, in order to ensure its rational use as well as that pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated and above minimum safety point.
    • May be in close coordination with the HR department, plan and supervise the associated processes (recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the nursing staff of the project in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people capabilities
    • May be responsible for scheduling duty rosters, shifts and on call of nursing staff.
    • In accordance with medical prescriptions and according to protocols in force, supervise the distribution of drugs and equipment as well as train nursing staff to ensure a rationale use of both.
    • Be responsible for the surveillance of patients in wards and train nursing staff on Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, informing them regularly about their health state and responding to their questions.
    • In close coordination with the logistics Manager, supervise laboratory outputs related to nursing activities (blood test) to ensure samples are collected correctly and results are provided on time.
    • Supervise nutritional activities to ensure that therapeutic food is provided regularly and complies with quality and quantity standards.
    • Supervise implementation of protocols depending on project objectives (Prevention Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT), Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)) and social services (Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT).
    • In addition to the lead component of the project, ALIMA runs an inpatient center with 100 ITFC bed. The main morbidities being Severe Acute Malnutrition (+ SAM associated with medical complications), Malaria, pneumonia, Acute watery diarrhea and vaccine preventable diseases like Measles. Ensuring high quality care with limited resources is a constant challenge.
    • The NAM will be responsible for the management of the ITFC alongside a national nursing team supervisor (including nurses and nutritional assistants) and support the Milk Kitchen & caregivers’ food
    • For the holistic approach of malnutrition, the ITFC NAM will work closely and collaborate with NAM Outreach, and MAM.
    • Another key role is to mentor the nursing supervisors to enable them to function with minimal supervision/support. Their tasks include planning, supervision, associated HR, and administrative processes (training/induction, staff evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under their responsibility ensuring both the required sizing and the amount of knowledge.
    • Training/Coaching of the nursing team to ensure quality of care in the inpatient wards is vital and planned as a team approach with activities of ITFC and IPD complementing each other.
    • More focus on people management, Staff capacity building and strengthening the collaboration with MoH.
    • Implementation of ALIMA protocols such as for Nursing care, nutrition, infection prevention and control, AMR amongst others will be a key focus of this position.
    • In coordination with the project biomedical service supervising the appropriate use of medical devices and anticipating and communicating future needs.
    • Nursing Care, Data Collection & Reporting, Stock Management:
    • Implement all ALIMA protocols, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that guide the day-to-day nursing activities in ITFC, IPD and Isolation.
    • Ensure there is provision of quality of care to the Patients (reception, admissions/triage, patient care, consultation, individual/group health education, mental health/psycho stimulation, drug provision/dispensation, blood transfusion, etc ) as well as food for patients and caretakers are timely administered, to avoid delays
    • Collaborate with MoH to ensure provision of vaccination for routine immunization to all children in ITFC
    • Implement all data collection, paper work in collaboration with the Epi- Department
    • In collaboration with MAM, Pharmacy and IPC supervisors ensure rational use of drugs and strict adherence to protocols
    • Analyze consumption pattern and link them with morbidities, gives feedback to the team
    • Fully support Watsan and IPC supervisor ensures IPC measures are fully implemented in all departments as per IPC protocol.
    • Perform any other related task assigned by the supervisor
    • Education, Work Related Experiences & Skills


    • Essential nursing diploma for general or specialized health services; specialization in nutrition or sexual and reproductive health would be an asset.


    • Essential working experience of at least 5 years in nursing activities specialized either in nutrition/health or sexual reproductive health.
    • Essential working experience in related jobs in ALIMA or other NGOs in developing countries.


    • Advanced knowledge in medical management
    • Essential computer literacy (Excel, Word, google drive, Outlook and Internet)
    • Training skills
    • Well, organized with good negotiation and communication skill
    • Ability to work as part of a team, a part of multicultural and multi-disciplinary team, in emergency and under pressure, to manage stress easily and result oriented
    • Ability to work in close collaboration with MOH staff
    • Can work and create teamwork, flexible, and committed to the assigned position
    • Interest in and commitment to ALIMA’s activities, enthusiasm to represent the organization to others, to travel to different regions of Nigeria


    • English compulsory
    • Others are an asset like Hausa, Kanuri
    • Contract term: contract under Nigerian law, 6 months renewable.

    Salary :  As per ALIMA Salary grille

    Method of Application

    Submit on-line your Cover letter, CV and qualifications with contact details all in the same files, to ALIMA’s recruitment email with the job title as subject.

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