• Flight Nurse Niamey
  • Iqarus in Niamey, , Niger
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Company Description

Iqarus has a proud history, extending over 40 years, of delivering fully-integrated healthcare solutions in complex and demanding operating environments. We operate across the medical spectrum from primary care and occupational health, to advanced pre-hospital trauma care, through to full scale laboratory, radiological, diagnostic and surgical capabilities. Our approach projects the highest standards of clinical care into the environments in which we operate, through a combination of local knowledge, multinational medical staff, integrated global clinical governance, training and medical supply. Our highly-skilled operational teams deliver frontline and preventative services to mitigate health risk and help organisations keep their workforces safe, healthy, resilient and productive. By increasing the quality, simplicity and efficiency of health delivery we enhance our clients’ return on investment in health and in many instances, help elevate social and/or... humanitarian objectives too. Our clients include multinationals and SMEs, governments, non-governmental organisations, supra-nationals, and non-governmental organisations.

Job Description

Role summary:

The Flight Nurse is an essential part of the multi-disciplined medical team, responsible for administering critical care to seriously ill and injured patients in flight.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Providing care related to critical care transportation and flight medicine
• Responsible for total patient care including taking vital signs, setting and administering medication
• Assisting the physician with procedures and treatments
• Responsible for careful assessment and monitoring of patient vital signs watching for sudden or subtle changes in the medical condition that might require emergency intervention
• Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
• Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions
• Maintaining the patient’s clinical records;

This list is non-exhaustive, and the role holder may be required to undertake additional duties that are not specifically listed above.

• A first level degree as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of three (3) years’ postgraduate continuous progressive clinical experience in general nursing, intensive care, emergency medicine, and health administration
• Postgraduate training in Intensive/ Critical Care Nursing/ Anesthesia/Emergency Care Nursing with a minimum of three (3) years’ post qualification experience.
• Fully Registered and currently lisenced with no restriction to practice in country of origin (EU recognised or equivalent).
• Training in Aviation Nursing
• Certification in PHTLS (or equivalent) and ACLS


To support your application please upload the following documents before submitting your application:
• Fully updated CV
• Degree/Diploma certificate
• Any Post-graduation specializations such as Aero Medicine, Anesthesia, Critcal Care, Flight Nursing, Emergency Nursing, OT Nursing, Paramedic etc
• Additional valid and current medical course certificate such as ATLS, PHTLS, ACLS
• Current Practice license or medical registration with medical council of your country/EU member state
• Clear Colour Passport scan

Additional Information

Rotation of 6 weeks on-duty followed by 6 weeks off-duty
Niamey Niger


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