MHNT Health Officer

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Category:
Health Care
Location:
Dessie, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Responsible for overall planning, implementation and M&E of mobile Health and nutrition activities in the assigned Woreda.
  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of mobile health and Nutrition activities, site selection and prepare weekly movement plan.
  • Provide basic health and nutrition services including community IMNCI/ICCM, safe motherhood, emergency services, referral, health education, EPI as per MOH Mobile health and nutrition guideline
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products for the team and the selected health facilities
  • Facilitate training and work closely with WHO staffs at Health posts, Health center and hospital and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of OTP, EPI, health education and consultations through using mobile Health and nutrition standards.
  • Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities

§  Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants.

§  Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses.

§  Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plumpnut and drug stock control balance form)

  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy and submit to Woreda Project officers.                 
  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of  patients  who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
  • Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
  • Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
  • Work any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.

Job Requirements

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

QALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

Qualifications and certifications:

?  Minimum of Bachelor in Public Health or Nursing

Experience:

?         Minimum four years working experience with out of which two year in CMAM program and/ mobile health and Nutrition. 

?         Experience in clinical setups is mandatory  particularly Maternal and child health areas

Skills/Ability required:

?  Knowledge, training and experience in management of IMAM, SAM management and IMNCI/ICCM.

?  Solid technical skill on case management of childhood and adult illness, safe motherhood

?  Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

?  Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.

?  Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

?  Good command in written and spoken English and Local language(Tigrigna).

?  Good human relation skills.

?  Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;

?  Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

 

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

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