Outpatient Supervisor - Abudwaq

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Employer: Mercy USA
Job Title: Outpatient Supervisor - Abudwaq
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other
Description:

DEPARTMENTPROGRAMS

REPORTS TO: MEDICAL DOCTOR

PLACE OF WORK: ABDUWAQ

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

POSITIONS: ONE

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement all hygiene protocols and infection control measures during OTP consultations.
  • Ensure all protocols are maintaining in the OTP.
  • Give feedback on all activities and report to the Medical Doctor
  • Train community health workers (CHW) and CHW supervisors according to work demand also with monitoring in the field.
  • Monitor daily activities of CHW and CHW supervisors (MUAC screening; patient referrals to OTPs, health promotion activities; etc.).
  • Organize and coordinate activities of Nutrition Assistants.
  • Carry-out and coordinate the MCH administrative works (stationeries, patient charts/files, patient-referral papers, etc.) and Daily tally compilation to the data encoders.
  • Elaborate nutrition data collection tools for improvements as required.
  • Weekly reporting of activities on number of admissions, discharges and defaulters, from each OTP sites (to be checked and submitted for data encoding).
  • Follow-up and supervise drug orders/weekly requests, storage of medical supplies, stock follow-up, inventories, etc.) with daily reporting
  • Organize CHW team meetings everyday morning and before closing OTP.
  • Clear all financial issues weekly for CHWs at the last day of week.
  • Maintain the same protocols and rules regulation in every OTPs.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Academic

  • Diploma in Health Sciences such as Nutrition, Public Health, Nursing or another technical relevant discipline

Experience

· 2-3 years in similar position

· Experience working in Somalia

· Nutrition back ground from a recognized health institution

Work related skills

· Strong experience in health and nutrition

· Strong knowledge of the programme management cycle, and related process and structures for quality programme management

· Good organizational skills

· Good time management skills

· Strong communication skills, including ability to lead and manage remote

· Ability to work in harsh conditions

· Strategic thinking

· Aggressive and Result Oriented

· Able to set targets and meet own targets on a monthly basis and follow up targets of reporting colleagues

· Able to meet deadlines

· Knowledge of local Language- Somali

· Able to identify programme challenges and plan and communicate alternatives for smooth programme implementation

Personal attributes

· Ability to work under pressure

· Trustworthy

· Team player

· Responsiveness

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Strong customer relation skills

· Integrity

HOW TO APPLY:

About Mercy USA

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA’s projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth around the world.

The position will close 20th January 2019

Any interested candidate can send a CV and cover letter to the following email address: hr.eaprogram@mercyusa.org or Deliver hardcopy CV’s to the MOH (Balanbale & Abduwaq). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 
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