Assistant Technical Officer-Primary Health Care-Ngala Ngala

Published date: 11/20/2017
  • Location: Ngala, Borno, Nigeria

Project Description

Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.

FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Job Summary

The ATO-Primary Health Care will provide programmatic and operational support in one of the three field sites’s health clinics. Under the supervision of the Primary Health Care Coordinator, the s/he will manage all activities related to the health clinic while ensuring the quality of services are delivered.

Duties and responsibilities:

•Provide day to day operational and programmatic support to health clinic.
•Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
•Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.
•Serves as company liaison to external organizations at coordination meetings and conference as assigned.
•Oversees all aspects of assigned field site’s PHC activities.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

•MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of RH in humanitarian relief settings.
•Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
•Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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