Medevac Coordinator/registered Nurse

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Medevac Coordinator/Registered NurseIntroductionGoing Home Medical is seeking individuals for the dull time posiiton of Medevac Coordinator/ Registered Nurse in our Cape Town Office. This is a non-hospital or providor facility.ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.DescriptionBasic Function and Major Duties of the Position: This position performs medical evacuation nursing coordination for patients globally to our clients. The coordinator will also assist in the coordination of field agent services globally for medical case management. This position will provide the full range of professional nursing services. This includes triage, completion of airline medical clearance paperwork, obtaining of medical records, and preparation of reports. The incumbent will participate in the medical on-call duty schedule. The incumbent must maintain medical confidentiality.Closing: July 15, 2019Qualifications Required: NOTE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST ADDRESS EACH SELECTION CRITERION DETAILED BELOW WITH SPECIFIC AND COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION SUPPORTING EACH ITEM.Items 1- 5 are ALL REQUIRED

  • Education:
- Completion of secondary school (Grade 12) is required.- Bachelor's degree in nursing or graduate of a professional nursing school is required.- Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Western Europe or South African equivalent is required.- Current CPR certification is required. The CPR certification must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Work Experience:
- Five years post-qualification work experience as a professional nurse is required.- Four years in clinical specialties relevant to that of a medevac nurse (family, emergency or hospital-based medicine practice) is required.- Previous flight nurse or HEMS experience strongly preferred- Military experience strongly preferred
  • Language:
- English level IV (fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.
  • Knowledge:
- A sound understanding of the principles of nursing and medicine to the North American/Western Europe standards of care is required.- Must be knowledgeable on medications and immunizations generally used in American medical practice.
  • Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to develop and maintain working level relationship with hospital and private clinic administrators, and health care providers is required.- Must have strong interpersonal skills and a service-oriented disposition.- Must be able to work independently, draft communications to referring embassy health units, and refer patients to the appropriate specialists.- Must be able to develop strong rapport with evacuated patients and referring embassy RMOs, and FSHPs.- Must be able to assess problems and develop sound pragmatic solutions.- Must be able to triage patients.- Must be proficient with Microsoft OfficeJob Type: Full-timeExperience:
  • nursing: 3 years (Required)
  • Nursing Council registration (Required)

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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
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  • Job Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Apply By
    Aug 03, 2019
  • Job Posting Date
    Apr 08, 2019