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Health Officer

Job description

Job Code

HRD-PC/TD-246

Job Grade

Senior Assistant

Reporting To

Field Supervisor

Project/Department

IRD Model for COVID Response

Employment Type

Contract (4 months)

Location

Karachi, Pakistan.

JOb Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible for conducting monitoring and keeping checks with regards to COVID-19 response activities through standard protocols. This position is field-based and requires the candidate to visit and keep checks in different health facilities and effective coordination with team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To develop and maintain strong relationships with both clinics and patients at the site to which they have been assigned
  • Provide requisite training, health education, monitor and evaluate, distribute IEC Material.
  • Carry out field visits to collect data, on predesigned monitoring instruments, through observation and taking photographs/evidence
  • Make phone follow up calls to families being screened and guided for oxygen therapy
  • Based on the monitoring plan, prepare a weekly field plan for monitoring of activities and ensure that deadlines and targets are achieved and all the relevant information is collected.
  • Verify equipment and supplies being distributed under the project and keep checks.
  • Compile and hand over completed monitoring instruments/forms to the Supervisor of the assignment along with additional notes and photographs.
  • Update team of the assignment on the progress of monitoring events through weekly reports and contribute in development of monthly monitoring reports.
  • Ensure all patients confirmed with COVID are traced back to the clinic and initiated on treatment.
  • Follow up on contacts from the index client with confirmed COVID-19
  • Assisting the clinical facilities as and when required to do so.
  • Each Team member will be assigned certain number of Clinics in her/his community
  • Each staff will list all clinics visit on Weekly basis along with filed observation
  • Collect data from clinics/General Physicians and ensure tasks are completed before deadline and Ensure equipment is being utilized efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure the documentation are correctly recorded by the clinic staff.
  • Facilitate the Doctors/Clinic staff and follow up when required, receive and compile weekly and monthly reports from the site and perform related duties as required.
  • Any other task assigned by the line-manager.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA)

Required Qualification

  • Minimum Matriculation, Intermediate will be preferred.

Required Experience

  • At least 1 year of experience in Public health project at field level.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work within a community environment.
  • Openness to improve Good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Presentable and ready to be sent to the field.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Fluency in Urdu/English/Sindhi.
  • Ability to use android smart phone applications.