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Human Resource Department, Angkor Hospital for Children

Job Location:

Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap Province

Report to Department:

External Programme Director


01 position

Working Hours:

40 hours/week

Salary & Benefits:

Based on the employment contract

Closing Date:

28 June 2024

General description:

The School Nurse Officer works closely with the principal, teachers, health center staff and other relevant government and NGOs to improve and promote health care and clinical decision-making based on outcomes, process performance and evidence-based guidelines.

AHC has a zero-tolerance policy towards child abuse, sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures of the hospital (AHC) and schools
  • Teaching, coaching and training in the following topics: first aid (provider and instructor course), basic health care, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), basic eye education to primary school students, basic dental education to teachers and students
  • Facilitating/coordinating activities and trainings, such as: dental treatment/education and basic eye care to primary school teachers
  • Work closely with teachers to identify student’s health problems such as dental, eye, nutrition conditions and general health
  • Liaise with local health government staff
  • Assist in the design of health education materials for schools such as posters, flipcharts, etc.
  • Work closely with schoolteachers to make sure soap is always available for hand washing
  • Assist in regular monitoring of students’ behavior regarding hand hygiene and tooth brushing and weekly fluoride mouth rinse
  • Perform other administrative functions, such as reporting
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in nursing is essential
  • The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Ministry of Health (MoH), Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Three years’ work experience in nursing within AHC or a clinical setting outside of AHC
  • Experience in teaching is preferable  
  • Nursing License registered with Nursing Council
  • Seminars, workshops and training related to policies and guidelines for school health
  • Basic computer skills (Words, Excel, Outlook, and Unicode)
  • Strong communication, listening, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • English would be an advantage
  • Ability to learn and adopt new technical skills
  • Ability to effectively facilitate meetings and discussions
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Ability to write summary reports for the project’s responsibilities
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team
  • Understand the vision/mission/slogan of Angkor Hospital for Children  
  • Confident speaking in large groups and participating in discussions
  • Strong understanding of national school healthcare structure and policy
  • Comfortable in a rural environment and working in villages.

Personal behaviour:

  • Willing to work under pressure
  • Committed to work
  • Good organization, timekeeping and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptionally self-motivated, self-directed, intellectually curious and persuasive
  • Demonstrated confidence and flexible schedule
  • Ability to cope with stress
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Other qualifications:

  • English and other languages would be an advantage
  • Abilities to learn and adopt new technical skills

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to fill in and submit an Application for Employment (available at HR Department or download from along with curriculum vitae, vover letter and eligible degree certificates to: Angkor Hospital for Children, Tep Vong Road & Umchhay Street, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap province‐district, PO Box 50, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. Tel: (855) 63 963 409,017 72 72 62 or via email: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and submitted applications will not be returned. Applicants who do not complete an AHC application form will not be considered.