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CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

Clinical Outreach Assistant

Locations: Ngala, Borno State

Position Type: Regular/Full term

Position Reports to:  Project Officer

Indirect/Technical Reporting: M&E Officer

Position directly Supervises: community volunteers

Job Summary

The clinical outreach assistant staff is responsible for supporting the clinical management officer /GBV officer to overseeing the implementation of all RH /GBV related issues in Borno State. She will provide technical support to clinical management Officer /GBV officer in providing essential RH services in the mobile outreach clinics where they will be working in Ngala, Borno state while ensuring all activities are of high quality and appropriately address the identified RH/GBV needs.

Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Assist clinical officer /GBV officer in direct reproductive health/ gender base violence service provisions, EMOC, CMR, FP/STI and HTS.
  • Organize and conduct community engagements including sensitization and awareness on RH issues to create demand for RH /GBV services using local health volunteers.
  • Organize and conduct program quality quarterly meetings with project participants, local traditional and religious leaders and other implementing partners
  • Conduct initial consultations for patients attending the mobile outreach clinic according to national /state RH/GBV guideline
  • Assess signs and symptoms of illness, take vital signs and enter them in medical charts, develop a nursing diagnosis and triage patient to the appropriate provider
  • Support case management of GBV survivors.
  • Provide technical nursing support for RH services
  • Ensure referral for all transfer patients and survivors are coordinated with necessary health care intervention and diagnoses and linkages with other sector or units
  • Ensure all necessary information concerning the patients or activities in the clinic are reported to the supervisor in a timely manner
  • Maintain the register for medical consultation, of all the present RH services
  • Provide weekly, monthly report to project officer.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
  • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.
  • To perform any other responsibility as directed by supervisor.
  • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
  • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

Education:

Qualified CHEW or Nurse or midwifes with Nurse or midwifery diploma/certificate.

Experience:

  • 2+ years of working experience in any RH field nursing care
  • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
  • NGO experience preferred
  • Experience in RH, BEmONC (EmONC), CMR /STI /FP/HIV and working at community level

Job Knowledge:

  • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing RH/GBV prevention and response program.
  • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of RH/gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
  • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
  • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
  • Planning
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Contributing to team success
  • Managing work
  • Building partnerships
  • Communicating with impact
  • Initiating action
  • Information monitoring
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability.

Work Conditions:

The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operations

It is essential that the Clinical Outreach Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activities

However, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV’s as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location (in Caps) to: [email protected]

Note

Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it

CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE works with the poorest communities in 95 countries to:

  • improve basic health and education
  • enhance rural livelihoods and food security
  • increase access to clean water and sanitation
  • expand economic opportunity
  • help vulnerable people adapt to climate change
  • provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies

CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls living in poverty because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

CARE Canada is headquartered in Ottawa but receives support from staff around the world. The majority of our staff are from the communities and countries in which they work, however these local staff are complemented by many international staff who are deployed to regions around the world.

Globally, CARE Canada is a member of the CARE International federation, comprised of: CARE Australia, CARE Austria, CARE Canada, CARE Denmark, CARE Germany-Luxembourg, CARE France, CARE India, CARE Japan, CARE Netherlands, CARE Norway, CARE Peru, CARE Raks Thai, CARE UK and CARE USA.

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CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

Clinical Outreach Assistant

Locations: Ngala, Borno StatePosition Type: Regular/Full termPosition Reports to:  Project OfficerIndirect/Technical Reporting: M&E OfficerPosition directly Supervises: community volunteersJob SummaryThe clinical outreach assistant staff is responsible for supporting the clinical management officer /GBV officer to overseeing the implementation of all RH /GBV related issues in Borno State. She will provide technical support to clinical management Officer /GBV officer in providing essential RH services in the mobile outreach clinics where they will be working in Ngala, Borno state while ensuring all activities are of high quality and appropriately address the identified RH/GBV needs.Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Assist clinical officer /GBV officer in direct reproductive health/ gender base violence service provisions, EMOC, CMR, FP/STI and HTS.
  • Organize and conduct community engagements including sensitization and awareness on RH issues to create demand for RH /GBV services using local health volunteers.
  • Organize and conduct program quality quarterly meetings with project participants, local traditional and religious leaders and other implementing partners
  • Conduct initial consultations for patients attending the mobile outreach clinic according to national /state RH/GBV guideline
  • Assess signs and symptoms of illness, take vital signs and enter them in medical charts, develop a nursing diagnosis and triage patient to the appropriate provider
  • Support case management of GBV survivors.
  • Provide technical nursing support for RH services
  • Ensure referral for all transfer patients and survivors are coordinated with necessary health care intervention and diagnoses and linkages with other sector or units
  • Ensure all necessary information concerning the patients or activities in the clinic are reported to the supervisor in a timely manner
  • Maintain the register for medical consultation, of all the present RH services
  • Provide weekly, monthly report to project officer.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
  • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.
  • To perform any other responsibility as directed by supervisor.
  • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
  • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualification and ExperienceEducation:Qualified CHEW or Nurse or midwifes with Nurse or midwifery diploma/certificate.Experience:

  • 2+ years of working experience in any RH field nursing care
  • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
  • NGO experience preferred
  • Experience in RH, BEmONC (EmONC), CMR /STI /FP/HIV and working at community level

Job Knowledge:

  • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing RH/GBV prevention and response program.
  • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of RH/gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
  • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
  • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
  • Planning
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Contributing to team success
  • Managing work
  • Building partnerships
  • Communicating with impact
  • Initiating action
  • Information monitoring
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability.

Work Conditions:The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operationsIt is essential that the Clinical Outreach Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activitiesHowever, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location (in Caps) to: [email protected]NoteSave your Application and CV with your name before attaching itCARE strongly encourage women to apply.Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

2019-06-29

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