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Mobile Health and Nutrition – Midwifery position open at Save the Children

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Mobile Health and Nutrition – Midwifery position open at Save the Children, June 5 2022
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Organization: Save the Children
Position: Mobile Health and Nutrition – Midwifery
Deadline: 06.07.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Afar
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Job Description:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

•  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 in the Health facilities,

• Ensure pregnant and lactating mothers receive appropriate care and services in the Outreach and health facilities.

• Promote counselling of mothers on early initiation of Breast feeding and continue up to 2 years of age.

• Ensure all essential actions are put in place for sick and healthy babies in the outreach sites.

• Establish Mother to mother support groups in the outreach sites and provide one to one counseling.

• Plan and implement project outlined in the protocol for OTP and SC to achieve objectives of the project.

• The health and nutrition Midwifery Nurse 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.

• Perform other extra duties as required.

 

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Job Requirements:

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • BSc/College Diploma in Midwifery and/or other health related fields.
  • At least Four years working experience in the field out of which two years NGO experience in related field
  • Experienced in Midwifery and health program implementation –data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers, etc. Work in harsh circumstances and travel to field
  • computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications; knowledge of statistical software –Epi info and SPSS
  • commitment to Save the Children values
  • proven ability to prepare bi weekly and monthly reports and work independently and in teams
  • ability to meet deadlines and in delivering quality work
  • To be considered for the post; Fluency in Afar Affe is Mandatory.
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How To Apply:

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 https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

 

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