|Location||Bale, Oromia, Ethiopia|
|Date Posted||August 12, 2020|
|Category|| Health Care / Medical |
|Job Type|| Full-time |
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
@ Coordinate and facilitate implementation of activities and prepare weekly movement plan to SC/TFU sites
@ Facilitate training and work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health center and hospital and district level.
@ Ensure children discharged from SC/TFU are transferred to nearby OTP to continue their therapeutic treatment
@ Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants in OTP and SC/TFU
@ Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses on the Management of SAM (-/+)
@ Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut 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 CMAM officer
@ Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
@ Assist HEWs in identifying patients who need to be transferred SC, patients with failure-to respond to treatment and patients who need to be discharged.
@ In charge of SC quality program implementation and monthly OTP/SC activity.
@ Conduct regular checklist based supportive supervision on targeted health facilities.
@ Facilitate joint monitoring visits /joint supportive supervisions/ in integration with woreda health office.
@ Generates’ and share supervision reports and feedbacks for project coordinator, woreda health office and health facilities.
@ Follow and ensures, action taken by all responsible parties on gaps identified during supervision,
@ Supports and liaise with the woreda health office staffs and provide on the job training/coaching and capacity building where required.
@ Working with the IYCF Officer, to ensure SC beneficiaries are referred to IYCF services when required.
@ Coordinates the link of acute malnutrition cases with CBN/CHD/TSFP/PSNP and facilitates regular registration of beneficiaries and submits on monthly bases.
@ Supports referral linkage of malnourished children of in between CMAM programs (OTP, SC and TSFP).
@ Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies for each distribution, input in to creation and maintenance of a monthly distribution plan and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned with Nutrition project coordinator and logistics team.
@ Undertake individual evaluations with the team and improve gaps.
@ Creates and maintain smooth relationship with local health and other authorities and try to link SC program with the existing health service structure.
@ Makes sure that health professional from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy.
@ Provides technical support and training where required to all team members, outreach team including health extension workers, HDAs and community volunteers.
@ Works and liaise with any local health workers to integrate the SC program from the start.
@ Plan and organise SC/OTP/SFP at designated distribution sites in liaison with project coordinator.
@ Organizes monthly report of SC/OTP/SFP/Community mobilization and report on time to the project coordinator and provide updates when needed.
@ Provides a monthly over view of drug items, SFP materials and wet ration stocks supplied to beneficiaries.
@ Manages the stock levels of therapeutic products, drugs and all other materials and alert the logistics in a timely manner, as more materials are required.
@ Collect, analyse and share data’s required for monitoring quality of SC programs based on SPHERE standards (average weight gain, average length of stay).
@ Provides technical report on emergency health and nutrition for strengthening surveillance and public health emergency management.
@ Participates in responses to public emergencies (disaster, outbreaks).
@ Reports updates on humanitarian situations on implementation areas.
@ Reports any problems in a timely manner to the project coordinator.
@ Control and facilitate vehicle movement within the project area in the field.
@ Upholds the image and values of SC at all times.
@ Performs other related tasks as required.
@ Diploma/ Bachelor degree in Nursing, Public Health or other related fields
@ Minimum four years working experience with NGOs out of which two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.
@ Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
@ Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
@ Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.
@ Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
@ Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
@ Good command in written and spoken English and Local language (Mandatory).
@ Good human relation skills.
@ Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;
@ Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
Skills and Abilities;
@ Familiarity with the culture.
@ Ability to work in stressful conditions, with limited social services, sometimes insecure and limited movements.
@ Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and in a highly results oriented work culture.
@ Knowledge, skill and experience in participatory methods for promoting ownership.
@ Team player who is able to work collaboratively and with people of diverse backgrounds.
@ Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
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