EPI Nurses for SC -Dinsoor -Somali National

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INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

Job Details
Employer: INTERSOS
Job Title: EPI Nurses for SC -Dinsoor -Somali National
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Health, Project Management, Program

1. Terms of reference

Job title

EPI Nurse for SC (1 position)

Duty station


Starting date

1 September 2019

Contract duration

12 Months

Reporting to

Nutrition Supervisor

Supervision of

Medical Activity Manager



2. Job description

A. General context of the project

General context of the project

Provision of Nutrition Services Integrated with Routine vaccination, focused on Children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) living in Jowhar districts of Middle Shabelle and Diinsoor district of Bay, Somalia.

B. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

INTERSOS is planning to support the drought affected population and communities in Jowhar of Middle Shabelle and Diinsoor District of Bay region with the provision of Nutrition Services Integrated with Routine vaccination, focused on Children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) through one MCH and one mobile clinic team; referral health services and health promotion activities.

Main responsibilities and tasks

· Support the mission, vision, and core values of INTERSOS

· Maintain and conduct standard nursing profession and procedures

· Offering direct patient care, encompassing all health, hygiene, and nutritional needs of patients;

· Work with your immediate supervisor closely in EPI management

· Responsible for supervision of immunization and vaccine administration

· Responsible for screening and administering vaccine at immunization centre as well as preparing the report

· Receiving vaccines from Cold chain centre, proper storage and handling of vaccines

· Monitor amount of vaccine on hand and ordering if necessary

· Complete and maintain monthly and yearly appointment calendar

· Handle and dispose of bio-hazard sharp containers

· Keep supply containers clean and supplied

· Ensure supplies are ordered as needed, on a monthly basis

· Scheduling dates and times of immunize according to Somalia standard

· Maintenance of client appointment book, assisting clients with making appointments and updating clients records as needed

· Maintain current provider enrolment list and information

· Contact physician for immunization updates

· Responsible for daily; weekly; monthly EPI reports

· To undertake any other duties assigned by his/her supervisor

· Exercise ethics, keeping privacy and confidential information protected

· Maintain standard infection control at your station

· Maintain and protect all equipment under your custody for your daily activities

· Help others where nursing related activities may be needed

· Keep effective communication within INTERSOS health staff

· Provide health education to patients when necessary

· Carry out any other additional duties assigned by your supervisor as may be required.

· Following and completing assignments as given by the Project Manager;

· Working closely with INTERSOS partners in the field;

· Restocking supplies in mobile clinics at the completion of the shift;

· Monitoring inventory and notifying appropriate individuals when supplies are needed;

· Collaborate with CHWs and other INTERSOS personnel to monitor outbreaks and other health indicators in remote areas;

· Document patient data clearly, concisely, and comprehensively;

3. Position requirements


Bachelor or diploma in Nursing from a well-recognized institution, with special knowledge in pediatrics, maternal care/delivery, or emergency treatment preferred

Professional experience

At least two years of relevant experience as a nurse experience and skills

Professional requirements

· Demonstrable understanding of medical ethics and nursing practices.


· Excellent Speaking, writing and reading of English

Personal requirements

  • Ability to travel within district (all the remote areas)
  • Ability to work independently self-motivated and organizes its own time and work independently.
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions
  • Sensitive to different cultures and has good interpersonal skills
  • Competent to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic background As a general input to this section, not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets. All other requirements are considered as mandatory.

Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to recruitment.somalia@intersos.org with subject line as “EPI Nurses for SC-Dinsoor ” by 28th September, 2019.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s Immediate supervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Publish date: 2019-09-24 10:06:03
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