Paediatric/Neonatal Nurse

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

We are the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the membership body for paediatricians in the UK and around the world. Founded in 1996 and now with about 20,000 members in the UK and internationally, we play a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research and policy.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3-4 years
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Jun 14, 2022

Job Description

We are looking for a specialist paediatric/neonatal nurse to fill an urgent long-term placement (9 months ideally) in Nepal (Province 2)

This is a hospital-based role supporting improvements in neonatal and child healthcare across 12 hospitals.

Nurses will work with Nepali and UK doctors and nurses to support the development of hospital care including;

  • Triage and emergency care
  • Kangaroo Mothercare
  • High dependency patients
  • Safe referral

This programme is supported by both the Nepal Paediatric Society and UNICEF.

For information on RCPCH’s current work and previous programmes click here

Paediatric/Neonatal nurse

Required Qualification & Experience

Essential Criteria

  • Active registration with relevant regulatory body (NMC etc).
  • At least four years post-graduation experience, with significant experience in looking after sick and newborn babies and children in an acute setting.
  • Evidence of interest and involvement in teaching, preferably specific experience of this within paediatrics/neonates
  • Willingness and ability to collect data in relation to the programme quality improvement outcomes.
  • Tropical Nursing qualification or equivalent.

Desired criteria

  • Experience working in a resource-poor setting
  • NLS / EPLS / APLS provider
  • Demonstrable management experience preferred (eg quality improvement experience within NHS; completed audit cycle; guideline writing etc)

How to Apply

To apply for this role click here

You can also email global@rcpch.ac.uk for more information