Nursing vacancy in Ethiopia August 2023


We want people who embrace our objective of ending unsafe abortion by 2030 and who will collaborate with us to create an enabling environment that will improve access to safe services worldwide. We expect all team members to share our vision and dedication to fulfilling our purpose while supporting equality and protecting the well-being of all customers and colleagues.


The employee performs nursing activities under the general supervision of the MSIE-designated Area Programme Office, ensuring efficient delivery of client care by recognized standard medical practice and professional norms of conduct.


• Provides nursing services to clients within the established scope of practice based on the client’s evaluation and care planning processes.

• Performs SRH interventions such as client counseling, family planning service provision, comprehensive abortion care, taking vital signs, using aseptic techniques, and ensuring infection control • Administers medication and observes and documents therapeutic effects • Provides pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care

• Willingness and ability to deliver comprehensive family planning and abortion care services as an outreach clinical nurse

• Offers family planning counseling services to help clients make educated voluntary decisions. • Offers safe abortion treatments by Ethiopian legal abortion requirements.

• Counsels patients on avoiding unwanted pregnancies and the proper use of pregnancy termination procedures; • Prepares all surgical instruments, sets, and medical supplies required for operation by accepted standards; • Assists SRH clinical officers in SRH-FP/SA surgical procedures as a scrub nurse and prepares the instruments for other operations as needed.

• Maintains a high level of quality; • Prepares clients for surgery by cleaning the operative regions of the clients.

• Assists in surgery by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, aiding surgical teams with gowns and gloves, and handing instruments to surgeons.

• Provides attention and comfort to customers • Transports messages, reports, requisitions, and specimens between departments

• Set up the space and engage in pre-post SRH-FP and CA counseling sessions.

Associated Duties/Tasks

• Maintains high-level quality standards and employs universal procedures to avoid infection (e.g., Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS) from Client blood or other bodily fluids.

• Accounts for all assets in his/her possession during regular stock-taking and audits as needed.

• Ensures proper handling and issuance of supplies, medical equipment, and other outreach medical and non-medical equipment items by MSIE assets management procedures; • Making official requests and receiving OR related supplies from the appropriate store and being responsible for received supplies and equipment

• As needed, prepares and submits periodic reports.

• Participated in demand-creation activity; maintained tight follow-up with post-procedure customers; maintained inventory of supplies; accounted for all assets under his/her control during regular stock-taking and audits as needed.

• As needed, prepares and submits periodic reports.

• Properly handle client belongings • Monitor all supplies and medical equipment availability • Performs associated responsibilities as assigned by local program managers

Qualification Requirements

Education: BSc/Diploma in Nursing Work Experience:

Two years as a BSC nurse and four years as a Diploma nurse.

Attributes, Attitudes, and Skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of government, MSI, and MSIE rules • Ability to make reasonable and timely judgments

• Counselling ability • Knowledge of principles and techniques for effective treatment • Support for SRH services

Positions available: 0

Nekemte is the duty station, with regular field travel.

Job Description: Working full-time

Salary: According to MSI Ethiopia Salary Scale for Reproductive Choice

How to Apply

We encourage eligible candidates to download the job application form from and email it to before the announcement’s closing date, which is within ten (10) days.

  • Please bear in mind that we ONLY consider those who completed and submitted the application form.  We regret that we are unable to receive CVs at this time.
  • In the subject line of your email, please provide the job title and location where you applied.
  • Due to the large number of submissions, we will only contact a few people, and we will not comment on rejected applications.





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