Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd,Company Nurse Jobs in Rwanda

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East Africa
n Region.
In as much as we are a commercial, for profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate.
Our model is to source raw materials from local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business. We work with various partners and stakeholders to achieve our goals.
Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.
Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd finds Safety Health & Environment towards employees, contractors and casual workers as a top priority, therefore we summarize our most important safety rules into the AIF lifesaving rules. All employees and visitors will get an in-depth training about the content of these rules. We therefore encourage all walk-ins to strongly comply with these rules.
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Company Nurse.
General Job information
Job title: Company Nurse
Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department: Production
Position in the organization
Reports to: Safety, Health & Environment Manager
Direct reports: None
Indirect reports: None
Purpose of the job
The Company Nurse will mainly deal with administering first aid to workers involved in occupational illness or accident before transferring them to the hospital. He or she will work together with the SHE Committee and the emergency response committee to give high quality care to sick AIF workers who require being transferred to a hospital as well as all those involved in occupational accidents.
The jobholder will also be responsible for managing all transfers to the hospital of all workers involved in an occupational accident or illness.
Key Responsibilities
The jobholder will be responsible for performing the following duties:
  • Administer first aid treatment and medication to AIF employees when needed.
  • Monitor and record all patients’ conditions.
  • Implements a comprehensive and accurate nursing assessment.
  • Recognize appropriate priorities for care by recognizing and Identifying expected outcomes which include a timeframe for achievement.
  • Educate workers to maintain and promote health.
  • Assist and accompany all injured employees to the accident and emergency department of the hospital with which AIF has service agreement.
  • Maintain all employees medical and other relevant records.
  • Secure and ensure that all sick employees submit ‘’fit to work’’ certificates
  • Interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests based on the verification of medical certificates
  • Oversee the annual medical screening of all AIF employees
  • Conduct inventory of medical supplies in the first aid kits on a regular basis.
  • Record and report all incidents, accidents and complaints involving staff and visitors
Knowledge and educational level
Educational level:
  • Registered nurse with the Rwandan nurses and midwives’ council license
  • Tertiary qualification with a minimum of an A0 in registered nursing / general nursing.
Required level of experiences
  • Satisfactory evidence of professional development in a relevant specialty area
  • A minimum of 3 years’ management experience as a nurse in a recognized healthcare institution
  • Able to handle accidents and incidents and report swiftly
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional processes and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge in area of speciality.
Other Competences
  • Excellent Organizational & coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Learning ability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Interactive team player with experience managing multiple tasks and priorities in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
Application Process
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including an application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, telephone contact and email address.
The deadline for receiving applications is, Friday, 15th July 2016.
Please apply to:
Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali - Rwanda
E-mail on: recruitment@africaimprovedfoods.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website: http://www.africaimprovedfoods.com/

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