VAC-10437 Vaccinator (MHU)
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
|Overview of position||
Under the overall guidance of Senior Project assistant (Migration Health) and direct supervision of the Medical Officer/MHU Team Leader, the Incumbent will actively engage in the health promotion activities including nutrition screening, risk communication and community engagement activities. S/he is expected to carry out her/his duties in accordance with strictest ethical standards and with due respect for gender and socio-cultural sensitivities.
1.Provide individual and group health education and awareness raising sessions on predetermined health promotion topics including, but not limited to prevention of malaria, vaccine-preventable diseases, malnutrition, maternal child health and WASH (Safe drinking water, hygiene, sanitation for those attending health facilities.
2.Ensure delivery of routine immunization activities based on MoPH/WHO immunization policy strategy.
3.Develop immunization micro plan for outreach and mobile team in consultation with project health assistant/Provincial EPI manager (PEMT) on monthly/quarterly basis.
4.To maintain an update list of the EPI and MCH dropouts to follow them in outreach and mobile sessions.
5.To provide COVID-19 vaccines to migrants, IDPs and host community population in target provinces as available.
6.Ensure safety of vaccines (observing VVMs), prevent vaccine wastage, regular record vaccine storage temperature, and strictly maintain cold chain system at all times.
7.To respond immediately to any cold chain irregularity using local resources including transferring Vaccines to other closest health facility with cold chain system and report to project Health Assistant.
8.Timely prepare vaccines need request to PEMT, strictly maintain Infection Prevention protocols and attend the national EPI events as appropriate.
9.Actively seek out communities in need of C-19 vaccines and other activities, including regular disease outbreak monitoring, collect statistical information, take part in the health awareness campaign, etc.
10.To mobilize the community to immunize their children and women of reproductive age.
11.Contribute to the consistent and accurate collection of data into the KOBO system—vaccinations and mobile clinic activities.
12.Assist medical doctor in identification, reviewing of the medical history, and reviewing of examination results during mobile clinic outreach and static border facility consultations.
13.Participate in the preparation of the monthly and daily schedule of the mobile clinic in collaboration with local government stakeholders and the health cluster and partners.
14.Maintain a daily checklist of all medical and delivery equipment and medicines to ensure that all medical kits are prepared and fully stocked, with all medical supplies organized, listed, and within the expiration period.
15.Assist in the overall management of medicine stocks— record-keeping, standard reporting, and prepare medicine requisitions.
16.Contribute to weekly MHU staff meetings for program development and problem solving
17.Provide complete accurate and on time monthly activity reports, entered daily into Kobo.
18. To ensure safe and dignified treatment of all beneficiaries.
All other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
·Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
·Delivering results:produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner;is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
·Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
·Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
·Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
At least 6 months experience in relevant vaccination and outreach health promotive and preventive activities
Having received the three months initial MOPH/ NEPI immunization training or at least the vaccinating refresher training is an advantage.
Previous experience in international organization is an advantage. Knowledge and experience with working in the field and medical emergency department and Trauma management will be considered an advantage.
Effectively applies knowledge on clinical skills, bedside manner, infection control, administering medication, surveillance data collection, Health Education etc.
Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.
Working in emergency and development project
Note: Applications from qualified female candidates are encourage.
NOTE: Candidates are requested to apply with their official email. (Outlook)
VII. METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae along with educational certificates, through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 22nd September 2023 latest, applications with incomplete information/documents will not be considered. Also, please take note that IOM does not accept hard copies.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.
NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email for Interviews, (Interviews to be held approx 25th Sep – 2nd Oct 2023), therefore, please monitor your emails.
|Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.|
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