SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:
Person who provides a variety of nursing services according to the bio-psycho-social needs of the users or groups of people under her/his care. She/he evaluates the health condition of users; determines and implements treatment and nursing care plans for users with complex health problems and/or problems that involve various biological, psychological and social aspects. She/he provides nursing and medical care and treatments aimed at maintaining and restoring health, and preventing disease.
She/he conceives implements and evaluates health care programs that require advanced knowledge and that are aimed at solving complex health problems and/or problems involving various biological, psychological and social aspects. This person is involved in the development or adaptation of clinical and health care quality evaluation tools. She/he coordinates team work and; plays an advisory role towards her/his colleagues and the interdisciplinary team.
She/he identifies, for the users, the needs and interventions that require the coordination of different services within the establishment and between different establishments or related organizations. If applicable, she/he ensures the coordination of these services.
She/he is responsible for the orientation of new personnel and is involved in their training. She/he supervises teaching activities aimed at the users and their relatives, and at groups of people in specific program. She/he also collaborates in research projects.
Awash services support pregnant mothers, young children and their families. This includes providing preventive services such as pre & postnatal care, well-baby checkups, immunization & breastfeeding support, but also long-term follow up and support services for families with children with special needs or psychosocial difficulties. The Awash nurse works in a multidisciplinary approach.