|Date Posted:||Jul 29, 2019|
|Closing Date:||Aug 18, 2019|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Salary Range:||As per company salary scaleAF|
|Years of Experience:||2 - 3 Years|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Consult, diagnose, treat and monitor all patients presenting to TFU according to National Protocols, as well as universal health standards. Apply medical and nutritional protocols to ensure the care of the patients in nutrition centres
Requires travel to provinces:
- Humanitarian spirit
- Good organization,
- Good Interpersonal and communication skills
- Good team interaction and positive attitude
fluent in Local language and some English knowledge
Duties & Responsibilities:
Objective 1: Ensure the provision of high quality medical and nutritional care in the TFU
Admission of children:Understanding and applying the SC admission criteria
Carry out the daily rounds in the assigned ward – approximately 20-28 patients.
Clinical examination of patients daily in order to determine any change in their clinical status
Carry out any appropriate and available investigations that may adjust diagnosis
Prescribe medications and therapeutic foods according to patients’ diagnosis, age and weight, and be aware of possible drug interactions.
Ensure timely consultation and/or referral for complex medical cases which require higher medical support,
Re-evaluate critical patients regularly during the day and night
Carry out the admission visit, prioritize the emergency, take a comprehensive history, and clinical examination, medical and nutritional prescription
Objective 2: Supervise the TFU
Ensure that the protocols are strictly followed and implemented;
Provide technical training to the team and new staff upon arrival regarding management of severe malnutrition with complication;
Ensure implementation of the activities linked to care practices;
Collect the orders for the TFU, check them prior to transmit them to the PM ;
Collect and cross check weekly statistics data and analyze
Computerize the data in the absence of the data entry clerk;
Draft weekly and monthly reports for the nutritional programme;
Participate in the definition of programme, follow up and évaluation.
Being responsible for the material used
Ensuring the follow up of medicine consumption during the inpatient phase.
In collaboration with the pharmacist, supporting management of consumable and medicines
Objective 3. Recording and Reporting activities
• Write notes clearly and neatly on health card or admission chart
• Document clearly the admission and discharge diagnosis for each patient according to national statistical definitions to enable good analysis by the SC team
• Write prescriptions clearly and neatly on health card or prescription chart
• Properly fill TFU multi-chart and tally sheet at the end of each day
• Ensure any investigations carried out are clearly marked on the health card or admission chart
• Report any incident to the TFU PM, where medical care is felt to be below the accepted standards of Ethiopia/ACF
• Participate in the weekly/ monthly data compilation and reporting of SC activities
Objective 4: Team managment
Draw up work schedules for each position;
Update the personnel register;
Carry out regular assessment interviews with team members;
Organise training for the project team.
Organise monthly meetings with the team;
In the event of problems, identify the issue and seek solutions or refer up to management staff.
Handle any conflicts within the team.
Verify the manner in which the team interacts with beneficiaries and assistants;
Organize and particioate in weekly meetings with the team.
Any other assignment given by senior management.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Helmand
Bachelor`s degree in public health /MD, paediatrician
Experience on nutrition, in TFU, paediatric activities