Nurses for RRT only Parwan Resident

Diploma   Parwan, Afghanistan Full Time 293
Date Posted:Nov 27, 2019
Closing Date:Dec 5, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:6
Functional Area:Nursing
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 4 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English



Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

Objective 1: Provide Treatment services for acute malnourish Under 5 children

Objective 2: Provide treatment and counselling services on IMNCI to under 5 children as assigned by supervisor or DPM

Objective 3: Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) counselling:

Objective 4: Prepare all the material /Reporting tools and documentation

Skills Required:

Health Care Organisational skill Reporting

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

  • Previous experiences working in health nutrition activities (OPD, TFU, pediatric unit….) 

·        Good organization, planning and reporting skills are necessary.

  • Ability to manage working environment according to local culture
  • Fluent in local languages (Dari & Pashto), knowledge of English is a plus.
  • High flexibility in deployment, possible with Mahram
  • Knowledge of intervention area is a plus
  • Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Provide Treatment services for acute malnourish Under 5 children

1. Perform screening & Growth monitoring promotion to all U5 children who are visiting RRT services.

2. Classification of all U5 children in categories of well-nourished and Acute Malnutrition (SAM & MAM).

3. Admit all acute malnourished children in OPD SAM/MAM programs.

4. Provide nutritional treatment to admitted malnourished children according to approved treatment protocols.

5. Perform history taking and physical & medical examination including childhood illness of beneficiaries’ during admission time as well during follow up visits. 

6. Perform appetite test for each admitted patient during admission time and decide for provision of treatment services or refer to higher treatment service.

7. Perform anthropometric measurement during follow up visit.

8. Ensure nutritional follow up of the beneficiaries.

9. Prescribe routine medication to admitted patient during admission time according to approved treatment protocol.

10. Identify those beneficiaries who do not respond to the treatment and manage their follow up.

11. Check vaccinations of patients and refer to appropriate health facilities when required.

12. Refer severe acutely malnourished beneficiaries with medical complications to higher health centers (IPD – SAM or Pediatric ward) for advance treatment. 

13. Ensure medical examination at discharge time and validate the discharge upon the status of the beneficiaries;

14. Check if all the procedures are completed before discharge (anthropometric measurements, medical and nutritional treatment, systematic treatment, and health and nutrition educations to caretakers).

15. Check that the criteria of discharge are met and act according to the approved treatment guidelines.

16. Record all the necessary information on the existing reporting’s tools (registration book and card for each beneficiary and etc..)

17. Provide health and nutrition educations to the caregivers on breastfeeding, complementary feeding, and hygiene, care of pregnant and lactating women, prevention of illness.

Objective 2: Provide treatment and counselling services on IMNCI to under 5 children as assigned by supervisor or DPM

1. Diagnostic and treatment services should be performed based on the validated guidelines.

2. Conduct history taking and perform physical examination of sick children.

3. Assess the different signs and symptoms for patient diagnosis

4. Prescribe the appropriate medication for the patient.

5. Determine if this is an initial or follow up visit for this problem.

6. Counsel the caretaker and provide them a necessary messages especially on usage of medicine.

7. Facilitate the referral for complicated patients with official document for advance treatment to higher health centers. 

8. Record all necessary information in the existing reporting tools.

Objective 3: Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) counselling:

1. Promote breastfeeding skills through spreading of relevant 1000 days of life messages to mothers and caretakers.

2. Provide Key IYCF messaged to the mothers and caretakers duding performing of GMP to under 2 years children.

3. Organize group sessions on basic/key messages on 1000 days of life to caretakers who are visiting RRT.

4. Refer patients to proper services based on needs (having complication).

5. Support the conduction of nutrition and health education sessions to clients who are searching RRT services.

6. Record all the necessary information on the existing reporting’s tools. 


Objective 4: Prepare all the material /Reporting tools and documentation

1. Before leaving the office ensure all the material is ready and active (relevant equipment’s, registers, nutritional supplies, medicines…).

2. Keep all items in the field very well and after the field visit, clean and prepare the using in coming day.

3. Update all reporting tools on daily basis.

4. Keep and maintain a good filing system for all documents

5. Prepared the reports (Daily, Weekly and monthly) according to the standard reporting tools.

6. Assist line supervisor on performing other duties assigned by the organization.


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Parwan


Graduate medical nurse from recognized institute

At least 3 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition.

Job Keywords:

health care
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