Responsibilities :

As a nurse working with Médecins SansFrontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), you can help ensure access to lifesaving healthcare for people in need. MSF nurses:

  • coordinate medical activities inthe hospital
  • supervise and train staff
  • support policy development

MSF’s locally-hired medical staff provide direct care. Nurses only administer hands-on medical care in acute crisis situations requiring triage and surgery.

Essential Requirements :

  • full and current registration
  • minimum two years relevant post qualification work experience
  • available to work six to 12 months
  • experience supervising, training and managing others
  • strong command of English
  • relevant travel or work experience in a developing country or remote parts of Canada

Desirable experience

  • emergency room, pediatrics, infectious diseases, nutrition, obstetrics, operating room, HIV/AIDS, public health
  • tropical nursing
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office software(especially Excel)
  • knowledge of other languages, especiallyFrench and Arabic

 

Northern exposure: Nurses with experience in remote parts of Canada can apply their skills with MSF

Canadians on Mission: Sideeka Narayan, a Toronto nurse in Democratic Republic of Congo