International Rescue Committee Health Officer Jobs in Ethiopia
International Rescue Committee Health Officer Ensure that the goals and objectives of the project are met as per the project proposal, work plan and M & E Plan
Jobs in Ethiopia
Job Id: 199455
Category: Health Care
Location: Aleta chuko and Kofele, SNNPR Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
The Health Officer is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of the IRC’s Health/SRH related interventions in the assigned woreda.
The Health Officer reports to the Health Manager/Senior Health Officer in the region. The officer coordinates IRC’s SRH services and activities related to health system support in the woreda.
She/he is also responsible for ensuring adherence to the implementation of program activities according to nationally accepted standards.
Liaises and creates strong linkages with zonal and Woreda stakeholders implementing SRH activities in the targeted area.
Implement activities focusing on prevention and behavior change using community based structures.
Represent IRC in coordination meetings, workshops, task force meetings, etc in the woreda.
Helps in conducting workshops, trainings and presentations on SRH activities for Woreda health staff as per the project description
Ensure quality of clinical and non-clinical service provision in health sites according to MOH, WHO or international standards through communication of standards, assessing and monitoring performance against standards and guiding and motivating staff to meet and maintain standards
Provide coaching and supportive supervision
Oversee training of clinical services and ensure competency based curriculums
Monitor quality standards through conducting supervision of clinical services and sites (eg. Clinical practice, client satisfaction, client numbers, provider-client interaction, management of stock, record-keeping, adequate infrastructure, functioning equipment)
Identify performance gaps and design interventions and develop action plans to manage activities and improve quality of services
Maintain documentation of relevant information and communicate to decision-makers when necessary
Reviewing clinical incidents including root cause analysis and action plan in collaboration with providers
Provide timely updates to service providers on clinical guidelines
Establish and adhere to supervision schedule
Follow all IRC’S standard grant Management tools as recommended by the Addis based health unit and M & E unit
Ensure that all activities are implemented according to the work plan and that targets are met.
Work closely with the Health Manager/Senior Health Officer in management of the grant budget
Raise PRs as required after discussion with colleagues.
Track woreda level expenditure on a monthly basis and report appropriately.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitor the implementation of SRH activities in the woreda.
Ensure that the stated goals and objectives of the program are met.
Maintain the quality of project data
BSC in public health, nursing with at least three years working experience or college diploma in nursing with at least six year relevant experience.
Experience working in preventive SRH and RMNCH preferable.
Good project management skills, ability to plan, organize and monitoring of implementation of SRH and RMNCH projects.
Demonstrated qualifications, experience, or training in community mobilization and community health promotion.
Experience in organizing and facilitating training
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work under pressure, long work hours and high workload.
Excellent communication skills-verbal and written ones. Communication in English is a key requirement. Knowledge of Afan Oromo for Oromia woreda and Sidamigna in SNNPRS is an advantage.
Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required.
Ability to constructively address gaps and weaknesses.
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International Rescue Committee Health Officer
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