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Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care

Closing: Jun 19, 2024

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Published: Jun 4, 2024 (14 days ago)

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Qualifications and Requirements
  • MB.BS, MD or its equivalent with minimum of 1-3 years post NYSC relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
  • Must have a valid practicing license.
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
Responsibilities
Qualifications and Requirements
  • MB.BS, MD or its equivalent with minimum of 1-3 years post NYSC relevant experience in emergency and constrained settings, INGO experience is most desirable.
  • Must have a valid practicing license.
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
  • The Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Primary Health Care (PHC) will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the facility. Based on the diagnosis, the ATO-PHC will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required.
  • The ATO-PHC will also be expected to build the capacity of SMOH clinic in-charge to carry out roles related to leadership and project management, including proposal writing to request for key support from government leadership and governance platforms.

Duties

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international, national staff and SMOH/LGHA staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Provides accurate diagnosis, treatment and management of patients in a primary health care setting.
  • Assess patients and refers them for specialized health care (as required)
  • Participate in the delivery of quality health care to patients in a primary health care setting
  • Adheres to relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Participate in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Provide health education to patients
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
  • Organize regular monthly and quarterly support supervision visit with BSPHCDB and LHGA staff across all supported health facility in collaboration with supported Local organization.
  • Work with technical and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data on the life of the project
  • Remain informed on current programs in the field of Clinical Management of integrated medical services and related developments by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the Clinical Management of integrated medical services at the facility level
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. training, mentoring)
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consortium partners, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Conversant with Borno State government development plans as pertains to health sector and Health sector coordination requirement.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel via road, 100% time from Maiduguri to Konduga LGA.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

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