Woreda Health Surveillance Officer – OFDA project

at World Vision Ethiopia
Location Gedio and West Guji Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 26, 2021
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


  • Support HEWs to perform active daily surveillance in the community with particular emphasis on COVID and support zonal/district PHEM to trace contacts in daily basis
  • Identify key surveillance actions, challenges and mitigations and report to the health center response team focal person or Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) focal person
  • Engage in network meeting with key stakeholders at Woreda and local level and attend routine review meetings with government staff and woreda level officials to monitor the implementation of surveillance activities.
  • Verification of the rumors, report to the district/zonal PHEM EOC for isolation of suspected cases, and coordinate with PHEM for sample collection.
  • Conduct active case finding of health and COVID-19 at community level and Train community health volunteers, health workers and health extension workers on screening and surveillance of COVID-19

Job Requirements

  • Qualifications Required: BSc degree in Public health or Nursing and related field.


    Work Experience: Previous work experience at least 5 years in NGOs environment as Mobile Health and Nutrition Team and/or as a surveillance officer.



Applying Instructions

  • Interested applicants must require to attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email by stating the position that you have applied on the subject line of the email to recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org and or via www.ethiojobs.net



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