Mobile Health Nutrition Nurse ( Two positions )

Category:
Health Care
Location:
One Gablalu & One Dollo-Bay district, Dire Dawa 
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 Somali RHB 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.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

SC Values are: Accountability , Ambition , Collaboration , Creativity and Integrity . To meet the value system the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases:

Leading ( align with Ambition, Integrity collaboration and creativity)

·         Leading and Inspiring Others: Demonstrate leadership in all our work, role models our values and articulates a compiling vision to inspire to achieve our goals for children

·         Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation.

·         Developing Self and Others : Invest time and energy to actively develop self and others to help realize their full potential and to build the organization capability for the further. 

Thinking ( align with Ambition, creativity, Collaboration and Creativity)

·         Problem solving and decision making : Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation and making appropriate judgements.

Engaging ( align with Collaboration, Creativity,  

·         Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.

·         Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

Qualifications and certifications:

  • Diploma/ Bachelor in Nursing or Public Health.

  Experience:

  • Minimum Three years working experience with out of which two years in CMAM program and/ mobile health and Nutrition.  Experience for NGOs is advantage.
  • Experience in clinical setups is mandatory particularly Maternal and child health areas

Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of CMAM, 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.
  • Fluency in Somali and English/ verbal and written is a added value.
Commitment to Save the Children values.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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 http://www.savethechildren.net/careers .

All applications should be received on or before 18-Dec-2020

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 http://www.savethechildren.net/careers .

All applications should be received on or before 18-Dec-2020

External:

  https://stcuks03.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233-
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