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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2020
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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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    Health Assistant

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Job Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Health Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
    • This person will provide technical support to the  Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of the multi-sectoral project, particularly in the management of childhood illness, COVID -19 and CMAM in Bade, Yobe State.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist the health officer and respective hospital authorities, conduct training needs assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.
    • Facilitate and organize training on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.
    • Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all Action Against Hunger supported Clinics and CMAM outreaches to ensure good quality of services.
    • Follow up with HWs at the respective Clinics and OTPs to ensure the staff sends the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities on a monthly basis.
    • Assist the health Officer to prepare and organize regular coordination meetings with SNO, relevant hospital authorities, and HWs on the issue of CMAM In-Patient management.
    • Work closely with the HWs in hospitals and OTP sites as well as CVs for an effective follow up of children discharged from the hospitals to the health facilities for a better continuation of the CMAM treatment.   

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Science with a major in Nursing, community health, or Nutrition. 1-year experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI, and CMAM approach.
    • Must an indigene and reside in Bade or Nguru LGA
    • Previous experiences in CMAM programming.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
    • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well-integrated into the local community
    • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English.

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

    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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