SC Nurse

at Save The Children
Location Bale, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 12, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



@  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.






Job Requirements


@ 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.

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