Kurdistan Save the Children

Nurse Assistant (31 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:


  • Supports nursing team in providing direct patient care
  • Helps with mobility, transfers, and positioning of patients
  • Monitors and records patient vital signs
  • Reports any significant changes or abnormalities to the healthcare team
  • Assists in administering medications under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Ensures accurate medication administration and documentation
  • Creates and maintains a safe and clean environment for patients
  • Follows infection control protocols.
  • Performing medical procedures; for example, inserting intravenous lines, performing tests, and administering medications.
  • Maintains cleanliness of patient rooms and common areas
  • Ensures proper disposal of medical waste
  • Assists patients and their families in coping with illness or injury
  • Offers emotional support and actively listens to patients’ concerns
  • Provides comfort during difficult times
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of patient information
  • Documents vital signs, medication administration, patient’s response to treatment, and changes in their condition
  • Works collaboratively with registered nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals
  • Actively participates in patient care planning
  • Contributes to interdisciplinary meetings and discussions


Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Nursing Diploma or equivalent in Pediatrics.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and basic patient care techniques.
  • Familiarity with infection control protocols and safety guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality and privacy regulations in healthcare settings.
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred but not always required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Attention to details.
  • Compassion and empathy.


Duration of the Contract: 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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