OTP/SC Nurse

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Category:
Health Care
Location:
Dahena Woreda, Amhara 
Career Level:
Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:
x

Job Description

Typical Responsibilities - Key end Results of the Position:

·       Respect the dignity of beneficiaries, careers and community members at all level

·       Plan and implement OPT/SC activities as outlined in the protocol to achieve objective of the project

·       Throughout the project implementation, work with and ensure transfer of knowledge, capacity and skill to HEWs and HWs in each health post and SCs to target woredas

·       Ensure that HEWs and HWs provide quality SAM case management service to children under five years in accordance with the MoH and SPHERE standard

·       Train and support the HEWs in sever acute malnutrition case management and follow-up (e.g referral to SC and TSF) according to national and international guideline

·       Support community based volunteer (FDAs)  for implementation of community component of the project(OTP/SC)

·       Ensure each and every admitted child receive adequate and quality medical nutritional care through existing resource

·       Ensure the health post is adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary nutritional and medical requirements- plumy’nut, vitamin A, routine drugs, nutritional equipment’s, nutritional/medical stationeries, etc

·       Assist HEWs and HWs in the planning and promotion of awareness creation on health and nutrition key messages disseminating in the community

·       Organize quality registration, recording and documentation of patient related data in the OTP and SC according to national protocol thereby ensuring accurate data collection and reporting to woreda health office and PIE’S project office according to approved formats

·       Participate in the organization and delivery of nutritional training for health worker and HEWs in the woreda

·       Ensure that cross cutting issues (disability, HIV &AIDS and Gender) are mainstreamed in all level of activities

·       Participate in the conduct of nutritional studies and survey in the woreda

·       Carryout any other relevant duties may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Job Requirements

·       BSc / Diploma  in nursing  or  other related field from recognized health  university 

·       At least two years   relevant experience for BSc holder or 4 & more years related experience for Diploma holders.

·       Experience in nutrition program (OTP/SC) implementation- case definition and care, clinical management, OTP/SC MANAGEMENT, data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers

·       Have a demonstrated experience in emergency nutrition programme, notably Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition

·       Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, and timetable agreed activities.

Work experience in Health Service Extension Program is an asset

·       Good written and communication skill

·       Extremely flexible, able to work independently, and have the ability to cope with stressful situation and frustration

·       Ability to relate and motivate local staff effectively

·       Interest and ability to train staff

·       Good organizational and interpersonal skill

·       Ability to work in remote and challenging environment

How to Apply

The closing date for the application is May 12, 2021. Qualified candidates should submit their application with 

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that: 

·         Applications and CVs written in English will be accepted and

·         Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

More information about Plan International can be found on  http:// plan-international.org

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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