MHNT Nurse/Officer

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Category:
Health Care
Location:
Different woredas of Northwest zone, Tigray 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response. Currently, IRC is operating in the Oromia, Benishangul, Tigray, SNNPR and Somali regions on Emergency Response, refugee’s assistance and livelihood projects.

Position Overview :

MHNT Officer/nurse is responsible for proper implementation of Emergency Health and nutrition services targeting for children and adult provided at MHNT sites. She/he will work closely with MHNT Team leader, MHNT Midwife nurse and Senior health officer based in Shire/Adi-Harush. Supporting the MHNT team leader in liaising with woreda health office to enhance their participation and involvement in prevention, awareness creation and capacity building of woreda based government health staff (HWs & HEWs) and s/he will provide ongoing technical support for gov’t health care providers (HWs and HEWs).

This position will be based at different woredas of North West/Semen Merabawi Zone and will directly report to the MHNT Team Leader/Senior Health Officer based in Shire field office/Adi-Harush sub office.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education at MHNT sites,
  • Provide consultation and treatment for children based on IMNCI protocol,
  • Provide proper nutrition screening and emergency nutrition services (OTP, TSFP and linking cases for SC) based on national protocols,
  • Record and registration of consulted/treated and nutrition program beneficiaries,
  • Prepare, compile and timely submission of child health and nutrition services report,
  • Manage child health and nutrition products/drugs stock, follow up on the stock level, utilization, and balance and notify early shortage to MHNT team leader,
  • Conduct demonstration of Super cereal plus and other nutrition products preparation for new mothers to ensure appropriate utilization,
  • Capacitate and assist HEWs in providing child health and nutrition services provision,
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by the MHNT Team leader and senior Health officer,

Job Requirements

  • BSc in public health/Nurs/midwifery/MD Degree.
  • Minimum work experience of 3 years for BSc Degree & 2 years for MSc Degree holders, 1 year for MD.
  • Basic supervisory/managerial skills with strong inter-personal skills.
  • NGO experience in emergency health response project activities is preferable.
  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities in participatory approaches and capacity building of health centers.   
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise implementation of emergency health response projects
  • Good technical and report writing skills with computer skills and knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual and ability to constructively address gaps and weaknesses.
  • Ability to work under pressure in remote areas and understanding of the cultural context of the local area.

How to Apply

How to apply:

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply only through the below IRC On-line recruitment website: 

External

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/14113?c=rescue.

Internal

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/14113?c=rescue.

Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number if possible also email address

·         Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

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IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

 

Professional Standards : The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons

Gender Equality:  IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols, and other supportive benefits and allowances

Equal Opportunity Employer:  IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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