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Matt Evans
Nursing Director , International non-profit
Lincoln, United Kingdom
I am an experienced healthcare team leader and project manager with three years experience in international NGOs seeking to bring my skills to a humanitarian aid project. Can relocate immediately.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
Professional Experience:
Nursing Director, Lao Friends Hospital for Children
• Managed all aspects of the nursing team within the hospital, including staff recruitment and reviews, budgeting, rostering, education, procurement, policy writing and clinical supervision. Managed 60 local staff, and oversaw recruitment, management and integration of all international volunteers.
• Managed projects including the development of a new neonatal unit, mother and child nutrition initiative, immunization program, infection control program and communicable disease surveillance.
• Developed close links and worked alongside the Lao Ministry of Health, NGOs and other stakeholders.
• Managed budgets and funding, including the completion of grant applications, report writing, data collection and liaising with donors, including USAID and UNICEF.

Community Outreach Volunteer at Lao Friends Hospital for Children
• Supervised and educated local staff in Community Outreach team, doing health, nutrition and development assessments.
• Acted as interim manager of Community Outreach team to cover for supervisor’s absence. Streamlined home assessments strategy.
• Participated in community development and education programs.

Healthcare Team Leader/Community Matron, Nottinghamshire Healthcare
• Managed three different community healthcare teams. Managed personal caseload of complex long-term patients, providing medical education to prevent hospital admissions.

Expedition Medic, Raleigh International, Namibia
• Provision of medical care for expedition staff working in remote project sites.
• Procurement, allocation and provision of medical equipment for project sites.
• Control, storage and supply of medications for field base and project sites.
• Medical assessment and evaluation of all project staff.

Masters in Community Healthcare, University of Derby September 2013 – June 2015
Thesis title ‘Effects of Peer Education on HIV Prevention in Southeast Asia’

Independent Nurse Prescriber, University of Nottingham September 2011 – June 2012

Qualified to prescribe medications independently of physicians
Diploma in Tropical Nursing, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
August 2004 – January 2005
Final paper title ‘HIV Prevention Initiatives in India’

Dip. H.E. in Adult Nursing, Kings College London Sep 1998 – Sep 2000

BSc in Biomedical Materials Science, Queen Mary’s College, London
September 1993 – June 1996
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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Spanish, French
    United Kingdom
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