Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher / Public Health Emergency Management Officer / Medical Doctor Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Researcher / Public Health Emergency Management Officer / Medical Doctor Jobs

Job Id: 199904

Category: Health Care
Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate) Salary: Government salary scale

Job Description


Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) is an exciting and dynamic autonomous federal government institute having its own legal personality as the main government body in charge of three main tasks as expressed in the regulation number 301/2013.

The institute is mandated to conduct researches and technology transfer in public health issue; provide referral service for diagnostic and analytical tests; support the capacity building of health and food science laboratories at the national level for quality laboratory services; leads the public health emergency management of the country; and conduct researches in traditional medicine.

The Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) division focuses on disease outbreaks, nutritional emergencies, and health consequences of natural and manmade disasters.

PHEM mainly emphasizes on early and timely detection, risk communication and control of epidemics and other public health threats, reduction in morbidity, mortality as well as case fatality rate of epidemic diseases to cope with existing, emerging and re-emerging epidemics, natural disasters of national and international concerns.

EPHI offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. Therefore, EPHI is looking for competent professionals for the following posts on a permanent basis.

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Support coordination activities in case management practices during public health emergencies
  • Provide health care services (patient care) at
    emergency conditions
  • Develop and support in strategic planning at federal and regional level to improve case management practices during public health emergencies
  • Consult health care workers in proper management of reportable diseases
  • Organize and give short term trainings to regions and other health workers
  • Mobilize and secure resources required for the trainings, emergency response, supervisions, etc
  • Follow and monitor the trends of diseases under public health surveillance,
  • Analysis and interpretation of surveillance data and provide annual progress report, scientific papers, regular weekly feedbacks

    Job Requirements

  • Qualification: First degree in Medicine (MD)

  • Minimum Experience: Zero (0) year

  • Required number: Four (4)

    Desirable Qualities, Skills and Competences:

  • Effective in clinical case management in emergency conditions
  • Proficient in data collection, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological data
  • Effective in communication, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization
  • Ability to meet deadlines; work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Excellent communication skills, preferably with some experience or exposure to developing and writing proposals
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants can register in person or send non- returnable copy of credentials at the address given below within 10 working days from the first appearance of the announcement.

    Ethiopian Public Health Institute Around St. Paulos Hospital

    Human Resource Management Directorate

    Human Resource Management Case team

    Room No. 112

    P.O.Box 1242 or 5654

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    N.B in person applicants should have original documents

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