Supervisor HFs (Nurses/ Midwives)

Bachelor's Degree   Ghor, Afghanistan Full Time 294
Date Posted:Sep 12, 2019
Reference:AAH VC#090
Closing Date:Sep 17, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 - 3 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:2 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English



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

Job Summary:

medical equipment, medicine, stationaries and basic items, specific protocols

Skills Required:

Office Packages (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint)Typing (English,Dari,Pashto)health managementOrganizationSpeaking (English)

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

At least 2 years experience in the field of health and nutrition.

  • Previous experiences in conducting health/ nutrition capacity building activities 
  • Organisation skills are necessary.
  • Ability to manage staff according to local culture
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Fluent in Dari and English, Dari and Pashto
  • Knowledge of the targeted area would be an asset                      

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Supervision, monitoring and follow up of the activities in HFs.

-         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).

-         Check the immunization status of every child in the TFU.

-         Examine systematically all the patient everyday

-         Check each treatment chart daily and follow up the treatment protocol together with the nurse

-         Ensure that systematic treatment and the nurse gives drugs correctly.

-         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 : 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 3 : Reporting

-         Compile and submit statistics on nutrition activities at HFs on a regular basis.

-         Do a medical/ dietary supply consumption report

-         Monthly morbidity and mortality report

-         Ensure that HFs compile monthly statistical report

-         Participate to the APR

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghor


Degree in nursing/ midwifery

At least 2 years experience in the field of health and nutrition.

Previous experiences in conducting health/ nutrition capacity building activities  

Job Keywords:

Health Care
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