Position Title                     : Nurse (National Staff)
Duty Station                      : Hanoi, Vietnam
Classification                    : Grade G4 (UN Salary Scale)
Type of Appointment        : Fixed-term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date        : As soon as possible
Closing Date                     : COB 05 July 2017
Reference Code                : VN2017/HN/02(E)

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. Internal candidates should meet the minimum of time in post requirement of eighteen months or more. This requirement will be reduced to six months for internal candidates who are incumbents of a position confirmed for discontinuation.


Under the general supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Head of HAP Sub-Unit based in Hanoi the incumbent will support the IOM migration health assessment program and will be responsible for:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

·         Reception of IOM-registered applicants
·         Authentication and verification of identity of applicant during chest x-ray examination, urine collection and blood collection for laboratory testing
·         Verify the identity of the applicant during laboratory specimen collection, radiology and physical examination
          Counsel Applicant on the migration health assessment process and provide pre- HIV test counselling
·         Provision of counselling on health assessment
·         Procurement of consent
·         Provision of pre-test counselling for HIV
·         Implementation of anti-fraud measures and quality assurance procedures
·         Preparation of medical documents and radiological results for quality review by NMHP
·         Initial review of  medical documents from panel physicians for quality review by the NMHP
·         Filing and retrieving of medical documents
·         Data entry in the database
·         Quality review of medical furtherance
·         Follow-up of communications

Required Qualifications and Experience

·         Graduate of a Nursing School with a minimum of 5 years of working experience as a nurse
·         Computer literate, good command of data base applications.

Key competencies:

Experience in medical terminology; proficient typing; team work oriented, capacity to work independently, sensitive to gender issues; good communication skills, good organizational skills; Experience in working with international organizations/companies or institutions in a multi-cultural setting will be an advantage;

Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required.

How to apply:

All interested candidates should download and complete an IOM Personal History Form from the IOM Viet Nam website at

Completed applications, including IOM Personal History Form, application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of education certificates, may be delivered to IOM Mission Office at 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh Dist., Hanoi, or submitted electronically to [email protected] referring to this Vacancy Notice’s Reference Code.

No phone calls please.  Applications are non-returnable and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:
From 28.06.2016 to 05.07.2017

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Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2017-07-05