MHN Health Officer, Semera, Ethiopia

Save The Children

Contract
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

MHN Health Officer – ( 2100069P )

External Vacancy Advertisement

Position – MHN Health Officer

ROLE PURPOSE:

The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation and delivery of the mobile health and Nutrition services in the assigned Woreda. S/He will mainly be responsible for the daily implementation of the screening OTP consultation outreach EPI health education sanitation safe motherhood and child health as per the guideline of Somali RHB mobile health and Nutrition teams. 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 .

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Improving basic preventive health care at community level with emphasis health immunization health and nutrition services
  • Conduct & undertake PHC like consultation & provide proper treatment based on the protocol
  • 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 Officer will help facilitate admission of the patient at the OTP and SC.
  • Train and support the HEWs 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 each and every admitted child receives adequate and quality clinical and nutritional care
  • through existing resources.
  • Ensure at all times adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary nutritional and clinical requirements – Plumpy’nut Vitamin A routine drugs nutritional equipment’s nutritional/medical stationeries etc.
  • Assisting the planning and promotion of awareness creation on nutrition and preventative health care issues in the community.

Technical Support role

  • Support communities to increase their knowledge and skills through training exposure and joint actions
  • Strengthen community self-mobilization through their leaders for participation in their planning implementation and monitoring of activities
  • Share latest development ideas and appropriate technologies to community members/groups
  • Share information on support and cooperation opportunities with communities and other stakeholders
  • Use a variety of extension methods which are suited to the situation and build the capacities (knowledge and skills) of communities
  • Promote constructive customary mechanisms and institution building with in communities

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

QUALIFICATION

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. The duty station of the position holder will be in Kalafo & Mustahil Woredas of Shabelle Zone Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25000 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 www.savethechildren.net/ careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process which includes rigorous background checks reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should apply using the

below link: https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl

on or before 18 Sept 2020

Location: Semera

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Sep 7 2021

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  • Improving basic preventive health care at community level with emphasis health immunization health and nutrition services
  • Conduct & undertake PHC like consultation & provide proper treatment based on the protocol
  • 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 Officer will help facilitate admission of the patient at the OTP and SC.
  • Train and support the HEWs 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 each and every admitted child receives adequate and quality clinical and nutritional care
  • through existing resources.
  • Ensure at all times adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary nutritional and clinical requirements – Plumpy’nut Vitamin A routine drugs nutritional equipment’s nutritional/medical stationeries etc.
  • Assisting the planning and promotion of awareness creation on nutrition and preventative health care issues in the community.
  • Support communities to increase their knowledge and skills through training exposure and joint actions
  • Strengthen community self-mobilization through their leaders for participation in their planning implementation and monitoring of activities
  • Share latest development ideas and appropriate technologies to community members/groups
  • Share information on support and cooperation opportunities with communities and other stakeholders
  • Use a variety of extension methods which are suited to the situation and build the capacities (knowledge and skills) of communities
  • Promote constructive customary mechanisms and institution building with in communities
  • 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

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