Health Field Officer 1 at International Committee of the Red Cross

  • Company: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • State: Harari Jobs
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • Purpose: ·    Health Field Officer 1 contributes to implementing, running and monitoring the Health program(s), in cooperation with the Health team, according to the objectives set out in the delegation’s annual planning (Planning for Results) for a specific geographic area or field of activities. ·    Accompanies and assists the Health Coordinator and  Detention Doctor/Nurse in assessment visits and health assessments ·    Assists in medical data collection, translation (from Oromifa and Amharic to English) and interpretation ·    Assists the Health Coordinator and Senior Health Officer to prepare health staff trainings (mhGAP and others) ·    Assists the Health Coordinator and Senior Health Officer in the management of medical kits. ·    Handles provision and follow up of medico-surgical  assistance to health facilities ·    Contacts with concerned field hospitals to assess situations on the field and provide the delegation with accurate related data ·    Establishes and maintain professional contact with health authorities and health institutions. ·    Liaises with other internal departments- ·    Implements Health programs in his/her geographic area or field of responsibility. ·    Conducts field assessments and regular field visits to monitor activities and health-related threats to the population. ·    Facilitates field trips and helps communicate with the local population/victims/beneficiaries. ·    Ensures proper management of information collected and produces the subsequent reports. ·    Participates in analysis of and reflection on the overall health situation; contributes to realistic project proposals in line with the delegation’s objectives and priorities. ·    Helps organize meetings; advises staff members in matters such as culture, politics, the economy, security, etc. ·    Interprets at meetings and translates documents into local languages. ·    Carries out logistical tasks regarding medical items, including for staff-health issues, and organizes distributions to beneficiaries in the field when required. ·    Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programs. May represent the ICRC vis-à-vis beneficiaries, local authorities, humanitarian players, armed groups, etc.

Job Requirements

.  Degree in Nursing, Health Officer or other relevant health fields. .  Female applicants and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply .  Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a similar field (preferably working with the NGOs/IOs) and preferably

.  having experience working in sexual violence. .  Good knowledge of the assigned geographic area. .  Good knowledge of National Health Programs and Government health structure. .  Very good knowledge of geographically assigned environment and the communities .  Very good command of spoken & written English, Oromifa and Amharic .  Very good computer skills

How to Apply

Electronic application can be made ONLY through the website. Alternatively, you can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa (in front of EIAR, around Egziabher ab church) OR, send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa.

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Women applicants and persons with disabilities is highly encouraged to apply.

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