Jobs in Ethiopia 2021; Save the Children ; Position : Mobile Health and Nutrition Nurse ; Education : BSc or Diploma in Nursing / Public Health; Location : Dire Dawa; Deadline : March 14 2021


Jobs in Ethiopia 2021; Save the Children; March 12 2021

Mobile Health and Nutrition Nurse

  • Organization :  Save The Children Ethiopia
  •  Location : Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
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Job Description


  • Responsible for overall planning, implementation and M&E of mobile Health and nutrition activities in the assigned Woreda.
  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of mobile health and Nutrition activities, site selection and prepare weekly movement plan.
  • Provide basic health and nutrition services including community IMNCI/ICCM, safe motherhood, emergency services, referral, health education, EPI as per Somali RHB Mobile health and nutrition guideline
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products for the team and the selected health facilities
  • Facilitate training and work closely with WHO staffs at Health posts, Health center and hospital and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of OTP, EPI, health education and consultations through using mobile Health and nutrition standards.
  • Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities
  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants.
  •   Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses.
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plumpnut and drug stock control balance form)
  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy and submit to Woreda Project officers.
  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of  patients  who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
  • Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
  • Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
  • Work any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.
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The top 8 skills and experiences listed as bullet points – including qualifications and right to work if needed.



Qualifications and certifications:

  • Diploma/ Bachelor in Nursing or Public Health.



  • Minimum Three years working experience with out of which two years in CMAM program and/ mobile health and Nutrition.  Experience for NGOs is advantage.
  • Experience in clinical setups is mandatory particularly Maternal and child health areas


Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of CMAM, SAM management and IMNCI/ICCM.
  • Solid technical skill on case management of childhood and adult illness, safe motherhood
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Fluency in Somali and English/ verbal and written is a added value.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.


SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

SC Values are: AccountabilityAmbitionCollaborationCreativity and Integrity. To meet the value system the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases:

Leading ( align with Ambition, Integrity collaboration and creativity)

  • Leading and Inspiring Others: Demonstrate leadership in all our work, role models our values and articulates a compiling vision to inspire to achieve our goals for children
  • Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation.
  • Developing Self and Others: Invest time and energy to actively develop self and others to help realize their full potential and to build the organization capability for the further.

Thinking ( align with Ambition, creativity, Collaboration and Creativity)

  • Problem solving and decision making: Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation and making appropriate judgements.
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Engaging ( align with Collaboration, Creativity,  

  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others

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