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Health Officer

Published on 01.12.2022

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Website : https://www.worldvision.org/
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Position : Health Officer

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

 

Employee Contract Type:

Employé à durée déterminée (durée déterminée)

 

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Supporting woredas and PHCU in planning and conducting nutrition screening activities.
  • Ensuring existence of functional referral pathways and linkages between communities and HF and vice versa;
  • Promoting the availability of services to which beneficiaries can be referred, training of staff in nutrition screening and referral services;
  • Ensuring that HFs are equipped with minimum supplies needed for nutrition screening activities, (e.g. MUAC tapes, registration and reporting format, referral forms, guidelines etc.);
  • Promoting and supporting community mobilization and sensitization activities towards nutrition screening program.
  • Support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of Family MUAC approach.
  • Facilitate monthly Review meeting with the SC, OTP sites, health workers and woreda health office staffs at cluster and woreda levels;
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on stabilization Center and Outpatient Therapeutic Program sites every week;
  • Ensure linkage of OTP discharges, MAM children, and acutely Malnourished PLW to distribution of protection and TSF ration (If applicable);
  • Print, laminate and Provide the necessary OTP/SC guide lines and protocols for running OTP/SC, photocopy for other related activities;
  • Conduct capacity assessment of SC, OTP sites, and staffs to identify the minimum support package/transition
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut and drug stock control balance form)
  • Ensure the integration of IYCF to CMAM programming through strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling;
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Required profile for job ad : Health Officer

Qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges

Certificate:

On acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training, Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training, Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS) and Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM required, SMART survey basic training

  • Required Professional Experience: Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;

    Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Experience in cascading family MUAC approach 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good human relation skills.
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
  • Strong adherence to World Vision values;
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;
  • Prepared to live and work in an remote and uncertain security environment
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Amharic
Job criteria for job ad : Health Officer
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Associative activities
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Addis Ababa - Afar - Amhara - Awasa - Benishangul-Gumuz - Dire Dawa - Gambela - Harari - Oromiya - Somali - Tigray
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
amharicfluent
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1
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