Nurse (OPD) - Abudwaq

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Mercy USA

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Employer: Mercy USA
Job Title: Nurse (OPD) - Abudwaq
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other







  • Plan and lead appropriate assessments of nutrition needs and capacities in target areas, including nutrition surveys. Analyze assessment data and synthesize findings in the form of concise and timely reports with clear recommendations
  • Support the development and implementation of a clear action plan for the nutrition team to address the needs and build on existing capacities in coordination with other relief efforts
  • Support/ lead the team of nutrition workers to continually provide
    • Appropriate assessment of infant feeding practices
    • Appropriate counselling for mother/child pairs in line with international guidelines
    • Comprehensive screening, referral and follow-up for cases of acute malnutrition at community level
    • Treatment services for acute malnutrition, including outpatient and inpatient according to national and international protocol
    • Other food and non-food items as appropriate to various target groups
  • Ensure accurate and timely monitoring of nutrition programme activities and outcomes and establish mechanism to ensure data quality
  • Regularly review and use monitoring data to promptly inform and adjust programme implementation as needed to better serve the target beneficiaries
  • Estimate, request and follow-up procurement of material needs for programme from appropriate sources (e.g. RUTF, nutrition equipment, other supplies)
  • Represent Mercy USA at coordination meetings and with other partners, as requested
  • Integrate other programme components (e.g. wat/san, health) with the nutrition intervention as appropriate
  • Regularly supervise and provide on-the-job training for Mercy USA and MoH staff and local partners at facility and community level.
  • Regularly prepare internal and external programme reports (monthly, quarterly, annual and as needed)



  • Trained as a Nurse and graduated from a recognized institution on Somalia


· 2-3 years in similar position

Work related skills

· Good organizational skills

· Good time management skills

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

· Ability to work in harsh conditions

· 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

Personal attributes

· Ability to work under pressure

· Trustworthy

· Team player

· Responsiveness

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Strong customer relation skills

· Integrity


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: or Deliver hardcopy CV’s to the MOH (Balanbale & Abduwaq). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Publish date: 2019-01-17 22:35:02
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