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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 2, 2019
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  • Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
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    Stabilization Care Manager

    Location: Damaturu, Yobe State
    Start date: As soon as possible
    Direct Line Manager: Project Manager

    Objective 1

    • Overall Management of the Stabilization Care Centres daily activities.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • The position is based in Damaturu, to manage a minimum of five (5) SCs in the state. He/she is to report directly to the Project Manager.
    • The Stabilization Centre Manager works closely with the Project Manager to drive the overall project objectives and strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level
    • Ensure the proper functioning of the therapeutic feeding center such as provisions of high-quality care, medical diagnosis, the treat of SAM children presented with medical complications.
    • Work and maintain a positive relationship with stakeholders and other partners implementing similar activities.

    Objective 2

    • Drugs, therapeutic feeding products and equipment

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that adequate supplies are available in stabilization centres in collaboration with the SC Officers.
    • Ensure that daily record/tally on the utilization of each medicine and therapeutic feeding product used in SC are available.
    • Prepare weekly/monthly utilization, requisition and stick report for therapeutic feeding products, medicines and medical equipment.
    • Liaise with ACTION AGAINST HUNGER pharmacist for supplies with adequate anticipation.
    • Follow up the utilization and expiry information of all therapeutic feeding product and medicines on a regular basis and inform
    • ACTION AGAINST HUNGER pharmacist for appropriate action required.
    • Prepare and ensure that the order forms are in conformity (including consumption coherence and SRO) and ensure anticipation to prevent stock out.
    • Provide technical support in milk preparation in accordance with protocol and hygiene rules.
    • Ensure the rational use of medicines and therapeutic foods at the center.
    • Ensure that all medical devices and equipment are properly handled and functioning at all times.

    Objective 3

    • Information management, reporting and coordination

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that all information from initial diagnosis and previous diagnosis/treatment (if referred from OTP) of SAM children coming to the center are captured in the CCP card and admission register.
    • Ensure that all data collection tools (i.e. screening registers, patient registers, patient CCP card, patient feeding chart, patient's diagnosis test reports etc.) are regularly updated and always available at the center.
    • Ensure that all actions carried out on any SAM patient are recorded in the patient file no matter how minute.
    • Compile and analyze the data and determine the performance of the center, share the monthly Activity Progress Report with the SC manager in collaboration with other staff.
    • Regularly report and coordinate with nutrition officers regarding challenges, issues faced at the centre for timely and appropriate decision making.

    Objective 4

    • Personnel management

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Respect the existing working rules and to be attentive to the working condition of the personnel.
    • Distribute and delegates the work within the personnel according to their knowledge.
    • Organize and conduct weekly medical meetings with the team to discuss morality review and case study in collaboration with the SC Doctors and Nurses
    • Inform the line managers in case of difficulties and challenges faced
    • Ensure optimal hygiene condition of the center through regular daily cleaning and monthly super cleaning of the whole center.

    Internal & External Relationship
    Internal:

    • Nutrition and Health Coordinator team: technical support- exchange of information
    • Project Manager: Line manager.
    • Nutrition Sector Manager: Referrals, follow up and exchange of information
    • Stabilization centre nurse, Stabilization Doctor, nurse aids, lab technician, cleaners, watchmen: Supersede

    External:

    • Local representatives of international aid organisations: exchange of information
    • Collaborate with Hospital in- charge in regards to overall SC management, integrating SC unit's report into regular hospital reporting following SC manager's approval.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in medicine with previous experience in In-patient Management of Complicated SAM in a stabilization Care Center

    Skills & Experience
    Essential:

    • Bachelor's degree in Medicine, previous experience working in Stabilization Center is paramount for selection.
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar position.
    • Excellent report writing skills.
    • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Team management experience with similar programs.
    • Commitment and understanding of Action Against Hunger values and principles.
    • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Remuneration
    Minimum Basic Monthly Salary: NGN 308,589.37.

    Method of Application

    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Action Against Hunger | ACF-International on acfinternational.applytojob.com to apply
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