Nurse

  EMDH
  Afghanistan Unspecified 286
Date Posted:Jan 27, 2010
Reference:445
Closing Date:Feb 14, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:International
Salary Range:10000 - 20000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About EMDH:

 

Job Summary:

I.TASKS

For the children
Medical care of each child: sanitary follow up of every child: basic healthcare and referral to doctors, clinics or hospitals when necessary.
Individual follow up of the children’s health, reporting keeping an updated report of each child’s health situation (database and personal files)
Report the children’s health problems to their family and give them guidance.
Activities raising awareness about Health and Hygiene, nutrition, etc.

For the family
Involve the family in the child’s treatment process: discussion with the family; report about the child’s health problems, explain about the disease and provide guidance to the family throughout the care process (hospital, treatment, follow up)
Family supervision of health and Education about hygiene when necessary
Trainings and raising awareness activities for mothers and fathers about health, child care, nutrition, family planning, etc.


For EMDH
Actively participate in workshops and supervision provided or recommended by EMDH
Give feedback on the evolution of sick children to the livelihood officer and social workers
Represent EMDH values, objectives and project in the community
Favour communication regarding child protection
Be in contact with the community and health services
Be in contact with the social partners and advise families on relevant structures (NGO, MoLSA…)
Organize, coordinate and possibly facilitate sensitisation meetings around relevant issues.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The nurse is responsible for the sanitary follow up of the children involved in EMDH programs, guidance to the families regarding healthcare, and health education to both children and families.

In addition she is in charge of :
Direct link with the families aimed at developing proper healthcare for the child, as well as preventive measures.
Representing EMDH values, objectives and project in the community
Know the children and the families
Giving a feed back on the community evolution
Favour communication regarding Promoting child protection

Job Requirement:

Experience in education / as a nurse
Able to work with and to adapt to heterogenic groups of children and adults
Knowledge in Child Protection, and women rights is an advantage
Strong motivation to work with vulnerable teenagers and women
Ability to work in a team as well as independently
English speakers are welcome

The position is located in Kabul, Daste Bashi, district 13

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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