MHNT -Medical officer (3) Welkyte,Tegede and Kaftu Humera worda at International Medical Corps… Vacancy in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
International Medical Corps…
Position: MHNT – Medical officer
Reference number: Vac /0295/22
Accountable To: Senior Emergency Health Response officer
Work Location: Welkyte,Tegede and Kaftu Humera worda Travel
Salary: attractive and Competitive to the market
International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at report@InternationalMedicalCorps.org . JOB SUMMARY: The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation and delivery of the mobile health and Nutrition services in the assigned Woreda. She/He will mainly be responsible for the day to day implementation of the mobile health and nutrition services under the team, health education, acute and life threatening illnesses treatment as the primary health care level, safe motherhood and child health consultation. In addition, the position holder is also expected to provide supervision, technical assistance and capacity building to health extension workers and Health workers in health facilities. She/he will be responsible for the daily implementation of mobile health and Nutrition services package as per the standard, supporting health facilities assigned as integrated mobile health & Nutrition modality and daily dispensary and drug supply management. She/He will also be responsible for day to day documentation of children and adults treated, people provided for health education, vaccinated children, and all provided services accordingly and compile weekly and monthly reports and share with Field office health response coordinator and Woreda health offices.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Improving basic preventive health care at community level with emphasis health, immunization, health and nutrition services. Strengthening of linkages and coordination mechanisms between community and the Woreda health bureaus Strengthening of early referrals mechanism. Plan and implement project outlined in the protocol for OTP and SC to achieve objectives of the project. The health and nutrition nurse will help facilitate admission of the patient at the OTP and SC Train and support the HEWs on prevention and response of major diseases under surveillance and in severe acute malnutrition case management and follow-up (e.g., referral to SC) according to national guidelines Train and support community-based volunteer health workers for the implementation of the community component of the project. Ensure at all times adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary drugs for provision of treatment under curative services, nutritional and clinical requirements at the catchment health facilities plumpy nut, Vitamin A, routine drugs, nutritional equipment’s, nutritional/medical stationeries, etc Conduct planning and promotion of awareness creation on nutrition and preventative health care issues in the community.
Educational Requirements: College Diploma/Degree in Nursing and Public Health with valid registration/practicing license At least four years of experience for Diploma and two years for Degree holder and post experience in the field out of which one year NGO experience in the field. Experienced in nutrition and health program implementation – data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers,…
Required Experience: Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
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