Society for Family Health Community Health Extension Worker Jobs in Nigeria

Society for Family Health Community Health Extension Worker Jobs in Nigeria


Job-role:
  • The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Create connections between vulnerable populations and healthcare providers.
  • Manage care and care transitions for the community.
  • Reduce social isolation among patients
  • Determine eligibility and enrol individuals in health insurance plans
  • Educate healthcare providers and stakeholders about community health needs
  • Provide culturally appropriate health education on topics related to chronic disease prevention, physical activity, and nutrition
  • Collect data and relay information to stakeholders to inform programs and policies
  • Provide informal counselling, health screenings, and referrals
  • Build community capacity to address health issues
  • Address social determinants of health

    Qualifications/Experience:
  • Must possess an appropriate qualification as a Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) from a recognized School of Health Technology.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years professional experience; especially in primary healthcare services.
  • Valid CHEW practicing licence from the Community Health Practitioner Board of Nigeria.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum. Other computer skills will be of added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies Required
  • Excellent skills in community health services.
  • Experience with primary healthcare services in the community setting, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilization skills.
  • Good relationship management/ interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organise and prioritize workload, multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Can speak a least one local language in the state of implementation

    Compensation & Benefits:
  • The compensation package for these positions is based on industry standards, and designed to attract, motivate, and incentivise talented individuals.

  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Candidates without the minimum requirements need not apply.

    Closing date is July 1, 2022.

    For More Information and Job Application Details, See;Society for Family Health Community Health Extension Worker Jobs in Nigeria


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