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Nurse/Health Assistant, PHC-MCH (m/f/d) - National position

Myanmar (Myanmar)

  • Organization: Malteser International
  • Location: Myanmar (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Administrative support
    • Medical Doctor
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date:

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Nurse / Health Assistant, PHC-MCH (m/f/d) - National position

Malteser International (MI) is working in Myanmar since 2001, Malteser International currently employs more than 350 national staff in Rakhine, Shan and Kayin states, where our work aims at ensuring communities have access to primary health care services. We also offer comprehensive WASH and disaster risk reduction/climate change adaptation solutions, and provide relief after disasters. MI strives to enable and empower the most vulnerable communities in marginalized areas through a participatory and sustainable approach.



In support of our work in Rakhine State, Myanmar, Malteser International is looking for a motivated Nurse/Health Assistant, PHC-MCH (m/f/d) - National position.

As a Nurse / Health Assistant (m/f/d), you will be responsible to manage all day-to-day PHC and MCH transactions of the Programs/projects to ensure effective program implementation within MI Health policies and procedures and donor requirements. Also you will assist the PHC-MCH Manager in providing efficient PHC and MCH management for improved ministry quality and achievement of overall organizational objective.


  • Ensure the delivery of an effective curative and preventive primary health care program, in accordance with national and Malteser International guidelines
  • Work in close cooperation with Basic Health Staff, if assigned to a Rural Health Center or a Rural Health Sub-Center
  • Ensure the smooth set-up of clinics as required: preparation, hygienic set-up, patient registration and other preparation in RHSCs
  • Provide health education to the patients and their families
  • Monitor, collect and report timely all relevant data, especially morbidity data to the Head Nurse and/or PHC-MCH Manager, and to BHS as they may require
  • Monitor closely, verify and report immediately to PHC-MCH Manager and BHS any suspected disease outbreaks or unusual disease trends within the community


  • Nursing School Graduate with license, BNSc or Bachelor of Community Health  degree
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in a hospital, INGOs or clinic as Nurse/Health Assistant
  • Previous working experience  in a rural setting and able to understand challenges faced by rural communities in relation to poor health, and lack of knowledge
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with the local communities
  • Previous experience with UN or NGO will be an asset


  • Start date: August 1st, 2019
  • Duty Station: Rakhine State, Myanmar and its project areas
  • Duration of contract: 1 year (extendable) due to donor approval
  • Salary according to qualification and experience: 14th Month Salary, Location Specific Allowance & Health Insurance

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at our job portal.

Kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas, three professional references and your salary expectation) online until June 14th, 2019.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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