Kurdistan Save the Children

NICU Nurse (20 positions).

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Job Overview

About KSC:

Kurdistan Save the Children (KSC), established in 1991, is a non-profit organization based in Sulaymaniyah, dedicated to providing assistance without regard to race, gender, traditions, political, or religious affiliation. Our non-political and non-sectarian approach guides our work with children, focusing on child protection, sponsorship, health, and education initiatives. Regardless of background or circumstances, our mission is to contribute directly or indirectly to a better future for children by addressing their diverse medical, social, economic, and educational needs. At KSC, we prioritize equality, operate with transparency, and emphasize our commitment to being non-political and non-sectarian. Join us in our mission to create a brighter and more promising future for children, fostering positive change and lasting impact in the communities we serve.

Operational Context:

Since 2005, KSC has established a very sensitive program under the name of Health Department. This program consists of different projects in order to serve children in different communities, Refugees, IDPs, and Host Communities. The program is applicable in other government as well, Erbil, Duhok, and Kirkuk. Offering various sorts of health activities without taking religion, age, gender, ethics, and nationality into consideration. In general, health program has three main branches of supports, which are financial, social, and phycological supports.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a caring and dedicated NICU nurse to join our medical team in providing round-the-clock care for premature and ill newborn infants and their families. The responsibilities of a NICU nurse include caring for infants’ basic needs, such as feeding coordinating the infants’ medical treatments with the NICU physician. The NICU nurse also offers comfort and support to premature and ill newborns and their parents and family members.

you should have a caring and empathetic nature, work well under pressure in a stressful environment, and be able to coordinate treatments and work with a team of neonatal healthcare professionals. A NICU nurse should also have a working knowledge of the complex NICU equipment used to treat at-risk newborns.

  • Providing round-the-clock care to premature and severely ill newborn infants.
  • Caring for the basic needs of infants; for example, feeding and changing diapers.
  • Performing medical procedures; for example, inserting intravenous lines, performing tests, and administering medications.
  • Assisting the NICU physicians in medical procedures and treatments.
  • Using and adjusting specialized medical equipment.
  • Formulating nursing plans and evaluating the effectiveness of treatments.
  • Comforting ill newborns and anxious parents and family members.
  • Offering support to parents and family members and educating them on the at-home care of their newborn.


Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • A Registered nursing license.
  • A bachelor’s of science degree in nursing.
  • 1 years’ experience in ICU or NICU.
  • A CPR certification.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Kurdish, Arabic and English Languages.
  • The ability to offer emotional support to parents, guardians, and family members.
  • Working knowledge of NICU specialized equipment.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • The ability to offer comfort to ill newborns.


Contract duration: 1 Year (With possibility of extension)

Working hours: 6 days on duty every month from 12 PM to 8:30 AM.


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