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Special Tribnal for lebanon

Occupational Health Nurse (50% part-time basis)

Vacancy Ref NL-OTR-HRCM-G6-976
Deadline for Applications 12 March 2020 (18 days left)
Issuance Date 11 February 2020
Location Leidschendam
Organ / Section REGISTRY   /  Human and Financial Resourses Services Section
Post Level G-6
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. The successful applicant will be offered a fixed-term appointment of one-year duration or until 31 December 2020, limited to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (Tribunal). This appointment and any subsequent extension(s) will be subject to terms of the Tribunal's mandate and/or the availability of funds.

While this position is available on a fifty per cent part-time basis, working hours may be increased due to operational requirements.

The Tribunal is an international inter-governmental organization with its own independent legal identity and not a United Nations (UN) organization. However, the Tribunal follows the UN common system of salaries, allowances and benefits to its staff members. UN staff members may also serve on loan or secondment from their parent department/office, if selected.

A roster of suitable candidates may be established for this particular profile as a result of this selection process for both fixed-term established and general temporary assistance posts.

The recruitment process may include a pre-screening exercise, written tests and competency-based interviews.

It is not necessary at this stage to send copies of qualifications, previous employment contracts, entire publications, etc.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. The Tribunal is not in a position to respond to queries regarding information on the status of vacancies.

The Registrar reserves the right not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. All applications will be handled with strictest confidentiality.

*The English version of this vacancy announcement is authentic. The French and Arabic versions, if available, are not official translations and are provided for information purposes only.

CONTEXT:

This position reports to the Chief, Human Resources and Change Management Section and works in close coordination with and under direction of the Tribunal's Medical Officer. The Occupational Health Nurse develops and sustains the delivery of health and welfare service for staff that ensures a healthy workplace environment. The incumbent provides patients with quality care and advice in order for them to maintain a good physical and mental health in the interest of both staff and the Tribunal.


Responsibilities
More specifically, the incumbent:

• Responds to emergency calls and assists the Medical Officer in providing adequate care; ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate; documents case findings;
• Performs clinical assessment of clients visiting Health and Wellbeing Centre; provides care/advice accordingly or facilitates referral to the Medical Officer or to an outside physician;
• Ensures preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments, including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments. Instructs on the content and potential uses of the travel kit;
• Manages the day to day operations of the Medical Unit, including administrative aspects with respect to sick leave certification and medical clearances;
• Assists in providing health education and health promotion programs; participates in work environment assessment, e.g. office ergonomics, and addresses other occupational health issues.
• Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge and Skills
• Professionalism - Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
• Integrity - Demonstrates the values of the Tribunal in daily activities and behaviours; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Tribunal’s interest even if they are unpopular; takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.
• Respect for diversity - Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision making; examines own biases and behaviours to avoid stereotypical responses; does not discriminate against individual or group.
• Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
• Teamwork - Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• Planning & Organizing - Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
• Accountability - Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
• Creativity - Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
• Client Orientation - Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
• Commitment to continuous learning - Keeps abreast of new developments in his/her own occupation and profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; Seeks feedback to learn and improve.
• Technological awareness - Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the Office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
Qualifications
• Education: Completion of secondary education attested by a diploma. Professional nursing qualification from an accredited school of nursing is also required. A first-level university degree in Nursing or similar is desirable.

• Work Experience: Minimum of seven years of experience in nursing.

• Languages: Arabic, English and French are the official languages of the Tribunal. For this post, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of any of the other official languages is an asset.