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COVID-19 Provincial Health Trainer/Mobilizer Kandahar

  • Expired date : March 31, 2020
  • Category: Healthcare
    • Location: Kandahar
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Salary
  • Company name: OHW

Job Description

Background Information - Job-specific

As part of the global community, Afghanistan  is at risk of developing the outbreak. Though Ministry of Public Health has announced 40 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, which may account for the relatively low number of confirmed cases given the high number of border crossings with Iran where there are thousands of cases.

To contribut to the health response in mitigation of the recent COVID-19 outbreak and reduce related morbidity and mortality, OHW mobilizes resources for implementation of cost effective and high impact interventions in close coordination with  MoPH and health partners, to strengthen effective humanitarian health actions in Afgahnistan.

Considering the WHO recommendations, OHW will focus on prevention of widespread community transmission through community engagement and awareness, effective coordination, and capacity building of the local health staff.

Functional Responsibilities

 

Overall Responsibilities: 

The incumbent of this position is mainly responsible for provision of technical support to the provincial health facility staff to enhance COVID-19 preparedness, prevention, response and recovery. He/she is supposed to strengthen community engagement and enusre community awareness about the disease.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • ü Deliver awarness sessions on COVID-19 and prevention measures in the targeted communities.
  • ü Build the capacity of health facility staff and health workers to conduct preparedness activities, provide preventive services, treat mild cases, and refer servere cases to specialized health centers/hospitals.
  • ü Conduct training courses for health facility staff, and orientation session for community representatives on COVID-19
  • ü Make sure that teaching materials are updated that can address the need of health staff and community
  • ü Ensure proper distribution of the IEC and hygiene material in the community
  • ü Coordinate with provincial MoPH and health partners, including BPHS and EPHS implemting NGO, for better results at the area of responsibility
  • ü Oversee implementation of the program at the health facility and community levels
  • ü Provide activity reports and develop success stories from the relevant health teams and community
  • ü Any other tasks assigned by supervior.

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About Organization / Company: About Organization of Human Welfare (OHW):Background:
 
The Organization of Human Welfare (OHW) is a non-governmental organization and is a non-political, not-for-profit, and impartial organization with no bias towards a particular religion, ethnicity, or political belief. It has its own independent legal status and entity. OHW is operating since 2007 in the country with active membership with the national clusters and international donor agencies in Afghanistan including SWABAC, ACBAR, AICS, BAAG, AWN and most of the national and international Clusters operates based in Afghanistan.
Jobs Requirements: Job Requirements:
 
Education and Experience Requirements
 
ü Qualified health professional (doctor and nurse)
ü Extensive experience in training of health professionals and community engagement
ü Demonstrated ability in competency-based adult education and clinical training
ü Able to travel extensively in the provinces- up to 80% of the time
ü Strong interpersonal and communication skills
ü Spoken and written competence in Dari and/or Pashtu
ü Ability to speak and write understandably in English desirable
ü Good computer skills; including ability to use Word, Excel, and email programs properly
ü At least four years of relevant experience in the relevant field of health within the government organizations or non-governmental organizations
ü Understanding of Afghanistans health sector and key players
ü Ability to work with minimum supervision in a decentralized environment
Submission Guideline: Submission Guideline:Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter with updated CVs to OHWs HR department Vacancies@ohw.org.af & hr.officerkbl@ohw.org.afSupplementary documents - degrees, certificates, etc. - should not be sent at this stage.Applications should be received by OHWs HR department on 31/March/2020 before 4:00 PM. And clearly, indicate the vacancy number and job title (COVID-19 Provincial Health Trainer/Mobilizer/367) in their email subject line. Otherwise, their applications will not be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.Submission Email:vacancies@ohw.org.af 
Gender: Any
Number of Post: 4
Vacancy Number: 367
Extension possibility: Yes
Nationality : Afghan

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