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Position: Facility Nursing Coordinator Reporting to: Facility Manager

Purpose of Job. The Facility Nurse Coordinator oversees all aspects of care for the Children at the centre ensuring they develop to their full potential. He/she will deputise the Facility Manager and monitor the Children services teams carry out their daily duties, communicate and coordinate services with other departments. He/she may be required to work alternate shifts when called upon.Specific responsibilities: • Develop/implement policies and procedures to ensure the core standards of children are met • Maintain guidelines for nursing staff &care givers through orienting, training and counseling • Prepare regular reports of the children’s medical records • Participate in developing financial objectives, budgets & come up with corrective actions • Maintain nursing supplies, inventory and reorder levels ensuring efficient use of the same • Support the Facility manager maintain cooperative relationship among teams through communication and problem solving. • Complete patient care requirements by scheduling & assigning nurses /care givers follow up work • Maintain patient confidence and protect confidential information processing • Design and implement procedures that will ensure safe and clean operating environment for children and staff • Maintain professional/technical environment through organizing training and learning sessions for staff • Contribute to achieving team efforts by achieving set objectives • Ensure Children’s needs are protected at all times including nutrition education, privacy &dignity (especially as related to Children with Disabilities) • Plan and Participate in Children’s programs and activities as required. • Responsible for staff performance review committee meetings as needed and as appropriate. • Prepare periodic reports as required and as appropriate. • Deputize the Facility Manager and provide team leadership in the absence of the latter. Required Qualifications and skills • Bachelor’s degree or higher Diploma in Nursing • Holder of Certificate /Diploma in counselling • Demonstrated Administrative & leadership skills • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills • Good knowledge of Child Protection Policies and Policies affecting Persons with Disabilities • Demonstrated training/capacity building skills • Current Police clearance certificate

Other desired competencies • Leadership skills- ability to deliver results, develop self and others. • Analytical/critical thinker-problem solving skills, creativity and initiative • Team player-ability to engage, coordinate and facilitate other team members

How to apply:

If you meet the requirements send your application letter, detailed CV plus email contacts of three (3) references to [email protected] by 16th January 2017.

Feed the Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Feed The Children, established in 1979 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and exists to end child hunger. It is a non-profit relief organization whose stated mission is "providing hope and resources for those without life's essentials". It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 other countries around the world. It provides food education essentials and disaster relief. Domestically, it operates 5 distribution centers (located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania). In FY 2015, Feed the Children distributed 107 million pounds of food and essentials valued at $302 million to people in the U.S., and internationally, it sponsored approximately 24,500 children, addressing the root causes of poverty through sponsorship of children, communities and schools. It is accredited by guide star exchange and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and is rated by Charity Navigator.

Through its partnership with NAEHCY (National Association of Educators for Homeless Children and Youth), Feed The Children has distributed more than 500,000 backpacks filled with school supplies, food and personal care items to homeless children enrolled in U.S. public schools. In Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Feed The Children provides more than 350,000 meals daily through school feeding programs.

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