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Community Health Mobilizer - Tel Al Samen Camp MMU

derek

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: derek
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Social Affairs
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview/Summary:

The Community Health Mobilizer is responsible for conducting household visits in the assigned communities to record un-vaccinated children under 5, pregnant women for ante-natal check-ups, health & hygiene education and establishing a referral mechanism from communities to facilities. CHW will also be responsible for recording the community activities and submitting the reports to his/her supervisor. This position reports to Community Health Officer.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct village mapping (households, under fives, pregnant women)
  • Will be responsible of conducting minimum 8 and maximum 10 household visits per day
  • Record health related vital statistical data and population data.
  • Conduct Hygiene promotion activities (campaigns, group discussions, home visits focusing on proper hand washing , safe excreta disposal, safe household water management)
  • Conduct health education activities ( campaigns, group discussions, home visits focusing on danger signs of sick child and early referral, home management of diarrhea and danger signs pregnant women)
  • Screening for acute malnutrition using MUAC.
  • Assist and support mobile clinic team in mobilizing community for preventive services and curative services
  • Distribution and positioning of IEC materials
  • Complete referral slips and receive counter-referrals; help parents follow recommendations
  • Document activities and compile monthly reports
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