Save The Children Mobile Health and Nutrition Mid Midwifery Job in Ethiopia

Save The Children Mobile Health and Nutrition Mid Midwifery Job in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224613

Category: Health Care

Location: Bale Zone/Gura Damole; and Dawa Kachen, Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation and delivery of the Mobile Health and Nutrition services in the assigned woreda.

S/He will mainly be responsible for the daily implementation of the screening, OTP, consultation, outreach EPI, health education, sanitation, safe motherhood and child health as per the guideline of Oromia RHB mobile health and Nutrition teams.

In addition the position holder is also expected to provide supervision, technical assistance and capacity building to health extension workers and Health workers in health facilities.

She/He will be responsible for the daily implementation of mobile health and Nutrition services package as per the standard, supporting health facilities assigned as integrated mobile health & Nutrition modality and daily dispensary and drug supply management

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Conduct & undertake PHC like consultation & provide proper treatment based on the protocol

  • Strengthening of linkages and coordination mechanisms between community and the woreda health bureaus

  • Strengthening of early referrals mechanism in the Health facilities,

  • Ensure pregnant and lactating mothers receive appropriate care and services in the Outreach and health facilities.

  • Promote counselling of mothers on early initiation of Breast feeding and continue up to 2 years of age.

  • Ensure all essential actions are put in place for sick and healthy babies in the outreach sites.

  • Establish Mother to mother support groups in the outreach sites and provide one to one counseling.

  • Plan and implement project outlined in the protocol for OTP and SC to achieve objectives of the project.

  • The health and nutrition Midwifery Nurse will help facilitate admission of the patient at the OTP, and SC.

  • Train and support the HEWs in severe acute malnutrition case management and follow-up (e.g., referral to SC) according to national guidelines.

  • Train and support community-based volunteer health workers for the implementation of the community component of the project.

  • Ensure each and every admitted child receives adequate and quality clinical and nutritional care through existing resources.

  • Ensure
    at all times adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary nutritional and clinical requirements - Plumpy'nut, Vitamin A, routine drugs, nutritional equipment’s, nutritional/medical stationeries, etc.

  • Assisting the planning and promotion of awareness creation on nutrition and preventative health care issues in the community.

  • Perform other extra duties as required.

    Job Requirements

  • BSc/College Diploma in Midwifery and/or other health related fields.

  • At least Four years working experience in the field out of which two years NGO experience in related field

  • Experienced in Midwifery and health program implementation –data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers, etc.

  • Good written and spoken ability of the local language

  • Extremely flexible, able to work independently, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.

  • Interest in and ability to work in team.

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work in remote and potentially insecure environments.

    Knowledge Skills and Ability

  • The position holder must have excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and Relations to his team members.

  • The position holder must have an ability that he can manage when it comes to reach hard decisions to across the barrier.

  • The position holder should have a good interrelation ship with others and must now local language (Oromiffa)

    Scope & complexity of decision making

  • Able to work in line with strict adherence of specific policies and supervisor’s order.

  • Expected to make decisions on well-established procedures, under close supervision.

  • Able to make decisions using creativity and some independent judgement within realm of current scope of work; Decisions typically made in order to resolve and adapt current solutions or introduce new procedures and practices.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

    A copy of the full role profile can be found at and to apply.

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

    All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

    Save The Children Mobile Health and Nutrition Mid Midwifery Job in Ethiopia

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