MHNT Midwife/Officer Re-advertisement

Full Time

International Rescue Committee ( IRC)

Jobs in Ethiopia: International Rescue Committee is seeking the post of MHNT Midwife/Officer in Konso, Alle and Derashe, SNNPR , Ethiopia.

Job Title: MHNT Midwife/Officer (Re-advertisement)

(International Rescue Committee ( IRC) Job in Ethiopia 2021)

Job in Ethiopia by International Rescue Committee ( IRC)

Job Overview

  • Organization: International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Konso, Alle and Derashe, SNNPR
  • Grade: Mid Level
  •  Years of Experience:  2+
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Health Care
  • Closing Date: Jun 11,  2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Background:

The International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest humanitarian international NGOs, provides relief, rehabilitation and development support to vulnerable people and communities over 30 countries. We began work in Ethiopia in 2000 in response to severe drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region and are currently providing assistance to Ethiopians and refuguees in six regions in Ethiopia, implementing emergency and development programs in health, water and sanitation, economic recovery and development (ERD), women’s protection and empowerment, education, child protection, and multi-sectoral emergency response.

Position Overview:

MHNT Officer/nurse is responsible for proper implementation of Emergency Health and nutrition services targeting for children and adult provided at MHNT sites. She/he will work closely with MHNT Team leader, MHNT Midwife nurse and Senior health officer based in Konso, Alle and Derashe. Supporting the MHNT team leader in liaising with woreda health office to enhance their participation and involvement in prevention, awareness creation and capacity building of woreda based government health staff (HWs & HEWs) and s/he will provide ongoing technical support for gov’t health care providers (HWs and HEWs).

This position will be based at different woredas in Konso, Alle and Derashe and will directly report to the MHNT Team Leader/Senior Health Officer based in Hawassa field office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education at MHNT sites,
  • Provide consultation and treatment for children based on IMNCI protocol,
  • Provide proper nutrition screening and emergency nutrition services (OTP, TSFP and linking cases for SC) based on national protocols,
  • Record and registration of consulted/treated and nutrition program beneficiaries,
  • Prepare, compile and timely submission of child health and nutrition services report,
  • Manage child health and nutrition products/drugs stock, follow up on the stock level, utilization, and balance and notify early shortage to MHNT team leader,
  • Conduct demonstration of Super cereal plus and other nutrition products preparation for new mothers to ensure appropriate utilization,
  • Capacitate and assist HEWs in providing child health and nutrition services provision,
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by the MHNT Team leader and senior Health officer,

Job Requirements

  • BSc in public health/Nurse/midwifery/MD Degree.
  • Minimum work experience of 3 years for BSc Degree & 2 years for MSc Degree holders, 1 year for MD.
  • Basic supervisory/managerial skills with strong inter-personal skills.
  • NGO experience in emergency health response project activities is preferable.
  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities in participatory approaches and capacity building of health centers.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise implementation of emergency health response projects
  • Good technical and report writing skills with computer skills and knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual and ability to constructively address gaps and weaknesses.
  • Ability to work under pressure in remote areas and understanding of the cultural context of the local area.

How to Apply

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply only through the below IRC On-line recruitment website:

External

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/17160?c=rescue.

Internal

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/17160?c=rescue.

Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number if possible also email address

·         Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

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