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Nurse Jobs at United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

  • Company: United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the programmes of administration, conference services and public information and provides security and safety services for United Nations staff and facilities in the United Nations Office at Nairobi.


PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of major medical office equipment and ability to use them in emergency situations; Knowledge of basic diagnostic equipment and ability to use them; Knowledge of modern medical information technology and solid computer skill. 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. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

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.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor of Nursing degree OR Diploma in nursing – Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN) Or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse(KRCHN) diploma is desirable.

Job – Specific Qualification

  • Current registration and license with the Nursing Council of Kenya allowing unrestricted nursing practice in Kenya required.
  • Formal certification in CPR in either BCLS, PHTLS, ETB, ACLS, ATLS or equivalent emergency medical certification is required.
  • Training in infectious disease is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible work experience in Nursing or related field is required.
  • At least two (2) years experience in emergency medical services and infectious disease management is required.
  • Experience working in an occupational health setting is desirable.
  • Experience in pandemic preparedness, outbreak field surveillance and contact tracing is desirable.
  • Experience in travel health nursing is desirable.


English and French are the working knowledge of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahili or Swahili is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.

How to apply

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Closing Date : 6 June. 2022

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