Health Officer (BHA2)

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to provide quality primary health care services through mobile health and Nutrition modality to consult, diagnose, treat and monitor all patients presenting to mobile health and nutrition clinic and outreach activities. The position holder will mainly be responsible for the day to day implementation of outreach consultation and provide proper treatment based on the protocol. S/he will be responsible to provide supervision, technical assistance and capacity building to health extension workers and Health workers in health facilities. The position holder will be responsible for health education, vaccinated children, screening children and mothers, timely consultation and/or referral for complex medical cases which require further investigation and treatment.

Major Responsibilities:

·        Provide outpatient consultation to crisis affected host communities, IDPs including for people with mental health needs at outreach locations in the targeted woredas

·        Provide quality primary health care services through mobile health and Nutrition modality and provide capacity development to HEWs in recording and reporting, active case searching and sensitization, supply and cold chain management

·        Support woreda/facility level Routine immunization, vaccination campaigns including vitamin A supplementation and support community level public communication campaign to raise awareness on COVID-19 and other epidemics prone diseases. 

·        Coordinate with the team member in operational matters (e.g. Supplies, Fuel, Stationery, etc.) and liaise with local authorities, represent the team in meetings and be responsible with all communications of the team

·        Ensure that all medicine, medical supplies and equipment needed for the activities are available before departure

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Public Health/Nursing with minimum of two years’ relevant experience for degree holders and four years of experience for Diploma holders.
  • Additional certificate on Emergency Drug Kits, PHEM, MHPSS and IPC for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an asset.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English as well as in local languages

Required Experience:

  • Previous work experience at least 2 years as a member of Mobile Health and Nutrition Team with NGOs.

Working Environment / Conditions:The position requires willingness to be based at Woreda and  with frequent travel to the outreach locations 

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to Write Position Title on the subject line and attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found ) and apply through before the closing date of this announcement.

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