Recruitment notice: 02 Psychiatric nurse

Recruitment notice: 02 Psychiatric nurse
Recruitment notice: 02 Psychiatric nurse

Job Title:
Psychiatric Nurse (2 positions)

Reports to: Hierarchical: Mental Health Activity Manager
Supervises: NIL
Duty station:     Kumba
Type of contract:     Fixed Term
Duration of employment contract: Till September 2022

Main objective and tasks 
  • Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history;
  • Plans and provides nursing care for patients;
  • Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of patients and recommends treatment options;
  • Consults with psychiatrists and mental health activity manager in designing appropriate treatment
  • Plans for clients;
  • Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications;
  • Arranges further medical attention when necessary;
  • Assists the client in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment;
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staffs and patients;
  • Test for vital signs of pain and ensures treatments of pain.
  • Documents all patient information on medical charts and follows physician’s written orders.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality;
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient treatments, immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping;
  • Performs administrative assignments such as filing, answering phones, typing, and completing;
  • Provide care to our patients and support to their families;
  • Monitor patient progress and document changes to behavior or health
Educational and professional experience required
  • University degree / Institute in psychiatry Nursing or Mental Health nursing or Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience including at least one year in NGO
  • Technical and behavioral competencies required • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, outlook)
  • Adaptability and readiness to carry out numerous field trips
  • Analytical and reporting skills
  • Respect and adherence to protection principles
  • Capacity to work under pressure, flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desirable competencies and qualifications
N / A
  • English and Pidgin
  • Knowledge of French (written and spoken) is an asset
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Send your CV and Cover letter by following this link:

Only CVs and Cover letters sent through the link mentioned will be received.

NB: Only Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the written and technical tests.

Please apply no later than January 20, 2022 at 5PM.

Round about Bastos, Dragage road, first street,
in front of the residency of the South African Ambassador Yaounde Cameroon.
Phone: +237 690 156 819 Email:

NB: Ne donnez pas d'argent pour obtenir un emploi

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