ICU Nurse job vacancy in Maradi, Niger

Full Time

Website Iqarus

Iqarus is able to project world-class standards of care into demanding and complex environments

ICU Nurse job vacancy in Maradi, Niger

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

We are looking for ICU Nurses to join our projects in Niger. If you have energy and passion and are looking for an exciting career overseas working as part of a multi-disciplined team, this could be the job for you.

The successful candidate will hold an academic nursing qualification with at least three years’ experience working in the field of critical care.  You must be registered to practice with the relevant professional body your home country. ACLS/PHTLS certification required for some roles.

Iqarus delivers intelligent and integrated healthcare solutions in complex and demanding operating environments.  We deliver 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.

Role summary:

The ICU Nurse is an essential part of the multi-disciplined medical team and the patient’s recovery, responsible for administering intensive and high dependency care to seriously ill and injured patients.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing pre and post-operation care
  • Responsible for total patient care including taking vital signs, treating and dressing wounds, 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;
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the medical equipment in the Intensive Care Unit
  • Managing the stock within the Intensive Care Unit including resupply requests


  • Academic Nurse qualification with current registration/licence to practice
  • At least 3 years working experience in critical care field
  • Current ACLS/ALS certification

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills including use of electronic medical records systems
  • Fluency in English

Essential Capabilities:

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under high-stress work conditions
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplined team, with clinical and non-clinical personnel

Additional Information

Rotations are typically 6 weeks on duty and 6 weeks off duty, but dependent on project site.  Flights, food and accommodation are provided whilst on duty at the project site.

To support your application, please upload the following documents:

* Fully updated CV

* Degree/Diploma certificate

* Post-graduation specialisation in ICU

* Additional valid and current medical course certificate such as ACLS

* Current Practice licence or medical registration with medical council of your country.

* Passport Copy.

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