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Program Nurse - Iraq

Axios International
New York, NY
  • Posted: 19 days ago
  • Other
Job Description

Position Purpose

The Program Nurse provides comprehensive nursing care in the community setting that assists patients to achieve optimum health and quality of life in situations of chronic disease.

The Program Nurse is responsible for the provision and management of effective nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community or in Patient Support Programs. The Program Nurse works in adherence with the Policies and Procedures set by Axios International and works in accordance with established standards of nursing practices according to local and international rules and regulations.


Duties and Responsibilities

Service Responsibilities

Based on the agreed upon services and workflow, the Program Nurse provides skilled nursing services in accordance with the orders of a physician and under a plan of care.

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Telephonic follow up consultation
  • Administrating medications and instruction on Medication such as Injections, IV’s, inhalation, oral, infusions and rectal
  • Education and counselling, consistent with the type/nature of treatment and/or care management need
  • Providing general nursing care
  • Establish a good relationship with referring physicians and collect feedback on program performance 
  • Supervision/health teaching and support for family and caregivers on regular basis
  • Ability to assess mental status
  • Reporting Adverse Events and follow the country rules and regulation regarding AE reporting procedure , and reporting any concerns /changes in patient health to the program and/or treating physician
  • Familiarity with nursing equipment (like ECG machine, spirometry and monitors) and ability to provide nursing assessments to patients

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Reflecting and interpreting the Axios Vision, Mission and Core Values in his/her own work with enthusiasm and commitment
  • Acting in accordance with relevant legislation and company Policies, Standards and Procedures
  • Developing and maintaining respectful, cooperative working relationships to contribute to the integrated, seamless delivery of services to patients, families and to our clients
  • Understanding his/her role and responsibility in maintaining a safe workplace and reducing workplace injuries
  • Effectively assisting the Program Managers in managing the Patient Support Program(s) by liaising with hospitals, distributors, pharmacies, and patients
  • Working closely with the Axios staff to implement the required service(s) for the enrolled patients in the program(s)
  • Carrying out home visits for patient care as required
  • Preparing timely monitoring reports (monthly) with patient numbers and logistics as well as quality assurance reports (quarterly) for internal This includes monitoring and tracking patient files in collaboration with Axios staff in “real time” as patients proceed through the program
  • Maintaining and updating electronic program files, including patient and quality assurance data
  • Conducting administrative duties for the office


  • Work closely with Program Managers in Iraq and different Axios offices and other team members in the Axios group

    Educational Background and Experience

    • A BS Degree in Nursing or similar is required
    • At least 2 years working experience in a healthcare setting
    • Must provide evidence of local health authority license or eligibility letter
    • Excellent command of English
    • Demonstrate clinical nursing knowledge and experience in providing direct patient care


    Job Circumstances

    • The position will be based in Baghdad, Iraq 
    • Travel to UAE, may be required for Training 
    • Flexibility in working hours is essential
    • Certified in CPR and/or First Aid course certificate is a plus


    Axios International


    New York, NY
    10009 USA



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