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Nurse Educator
Haiti
DEPARTMENT: Nutrition
REPORTS TO: Office Manager

Position Overview:

The Nurse Educator is a key member of the Meds & Food for Kids team in its mission to support both urban and rural malnutrition and prenatal supplementation clinics in the North, Northeast, and Ouest departments of Haiti. This position provides mentorship and consultation to local nurses, ensuring effective use of national treatment protocols, facilitates nutrition education sessions, and maintains accurate records for reporting and evaluation. The range of responsibilities of this role calls for a certified healthcare professional with nutrition experience, excellent time management and effective communication skills. Daily travel into the field required. This position is based in Cap-Haitien (Quartier Morin).

Principle Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities of the Nurse Educator include:

- Educate partner clinics and their staff about RUTF treatment and protocols

- Educate patients and families about RUTF treatment and on topics of nutrition

- Adhere to Nutrition program protocols

- Successfully supervise and collaborate with clinic nurses

- Maintain control over inventory of product and medications

- Organize trainings for new clinics

- Collect data for reporting

- Assist in the development of a comprehensive strategy to enhance the Nutrition program

- Assist in coordinating product inventories with partner clinics

- Coordinate with US staff regarding grants and funding

Qualifications:

- Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) OR current license as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

- At minimum, undergraduate degree in nursing (ASN or BSN) OR undergraduate degree in nutrition

- Ability to perform basic physical assessments on mothers and children

- Ability to communicate effectively with clinic employees and coworkers

- Leadership skills and the ability to manage multi-dimensional working groups

- Attention to detail

- Dynamic and able to work in a team

- Ability to create a pleasant and friendly work environment

- Microsoft Office and Google Workspace

- Strong ability to speak/write English

- Willingness to travel nationally

Work Experience:

A minimum of two years’ experience in Maternal and Pediatric nursing is required. Work experience in nutrition is a plus.

How to Apply:

Before January 12, 2024, qualified candidates should submit their resume to the MFK office in Quartier Morin or by email, with a motivation/cover letter, all required diplomas, licenses and certificates to: recruitment@mfkhaiti.org or directly to the office of Meds & Food for Kids at Quartier Morin

Meds & Food for Kids is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status.