Nutrition & Health Supervisor

Bachelor's Degree   Ghowr, Afghanistan Full Time 1249
Date Posted:Apr 5, 2017
Reference:ACF_GH_2017_021
Closing Date:Apr 11, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:43004 - 43004 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About ACTIN AGAINST HUNGER (AAH):

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:

Assignment :
 Management of the medical and nutritional treatment of severely acute malnourished children in the mobile clinic
 Supervision, monitoring and follow up of the medical treatment of severely malnourished children in the mobile clinic

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

 Management of the medical and nutritional treatment of severely acute malnourished children in the mobile clinic
 Supervision, monitoring and follow up of the medical treatment of severely malnourished children in the mobile clinic

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
Objective 1: Supervision, monitoring and follow up of the Mobile team activities
- Ensure that the admission criteria are respected: severely malnourished cases with medical complications admitted in the TFU and none medical complications are to the OTP
- Follow-up the history from each patient and conduct the clinical examination (looking after medical complications and their treatment; diarrhea, dehydration, hypothermia, hypoglycemia, anemia, skin disease, pneumonia, and other infections).
- Examine systematically all the patient everyday
- Check each treatment chart daily and follow up the
- treatment protocol together with the OTP nurse
- Ensure that systematic treatment and drugs are given correctly by the nurse.
- Make sure that the breastfeeding counseling given to all the lactating mothers
- Ensure that discharge criteria are respected, immunization is up to date and health and nutrition education given.
- Make sure that daily, weekly and monthly record of beneficiaries (admissions, cured, defaulters, death, transfer, gain of weight, length of stay, etc) is in place and fulfill efficiently.
Objective 2: Provide medical support to the beneficiaries in the OTP and IMCI consultation
- Examine systematically the beneficiaries admitted in OTP based on the needs.
- Examine the beneficiaries with medical problem in the OTP.
- Supervise, monitor and follow up the medical treatment in the OTP
- Provide support to the infants and mothers in the breastfeeding corner in OTP.
- Responsible of the IMCI consultation and treatment
Objective 3 : Manage the pharmacy :
Activities :
- Prepare the medical and nutrition requisitions for mobile team activities (RUTF and medications).
- Manage the pharmacy and medical equipment in coordination with logistic;
Objective 4 : Team management :
Activities :
- Train the team in the rules of hygiene, prescriptions and medical supervision ;
- Work in team with the nurses, measurer and the registrar ;
- Establish a work plan for his team ;
- Control the planning of his team ;
- In case of absence of a direct team members, manage who will take over the activities
- Organize training sessions ;
- Carry out appraisal interviews
Objective 5 : Reporting
- Do a medical consumption report
- Monthly morbidity and mortality report
- Follow up the monthly statistics report
- Participate to the APR

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghowr

Qualifications:

Educational / Professional Background :
 Graduated degree Medical Doctor

Required Competences & Skills :
 At least 2 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition.
 Previous experiences working in TFU/OTP will be an asset
 Organization skills are necessary.
 Ability to manage staff according to local culture
 Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel
 Fluent in English, Dari and/or Pashto
 Knowledge of the Kabul Informal Settlement (KIS) area would be an asset

Job Keywords:

Nutrition
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