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Ongoing Recruitment at the Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Medical Doctor

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for managing the health facility team in the Primary Healthcare Centre’s of assigned intervention wards
  • The Medical Officer will also be responsible for the consulting and counseling of patients who visit the healthcare centers.

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure proper clinical care is provided at the facility following the PHC National guidelines for patients
  • Diagnosis, management, and follow up of mild, severe and complicated cases in consultation with the hospital staff with emphasis on HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc.
  • Ensures a performance management system documentation for all staff is in place and tracked regularly
  • Ensure facility staff understands and follows SFH and donor policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the health facility activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Support in work plan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring and documentation of activities
  • Recommend and implement capacity building plan for staff in the PHCs
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools
  • Specifically provide quality clinical care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility.

Qualifications / Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ Post-NYSC experience as a Medical practitioner in hospital settings
  • Must possess a current medical license to practice from MDCN.
  • Appreciable experience working in a hospital setting.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good clinical service provision skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the dispensing of drugs to clients as prescribed by the Physician in the PHCs.
  • The Pharmacist technician will lead the drug and consumable requisition process to replenish depleting or out of stock medicines and consumables.

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Dispense drugs/surgical and related substances to patients/clients and ensure that genuine drugs and surgical are given to clients
  • Providing counselling to patients on drug use; advice for patients on how and when to take medications based on prescription
  • Provide drug information to other healthcare professionals and guidance in terms of drugs interactions.
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools in the SC.
  • Document and observe the level of uptake of the product by consumers and stock position of the products for effective supply chain management.
  • Coordinate the requisition process for timely re-supplies.
  • To support the generation of information at health facilities and community levels on the services provided in line with the National Health Management Information Systems (NHMIS).

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must be a Certified Pharmacy Technician from a recognised school of Health Technology
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in hospital settings.
  • Must possess a current practising license from Pharmacist’s Council of Nigeria.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent drugs dispensing skills
  • Good counselling skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Service Delivery Quality Advisor – Health Trained Proprietary Patent Medicine Vendors (PPMVs)

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Prepare a supervision strategy that will be approved by the State Program Manager (SPM).
  • Develop a work plan to ensure adequate and systematic coverage of all Health trained PPMVs for supervisory support.
  • Provide on-the-job, or clinic-based supervision of Health trained PPMVs to ensure they provide FP services in line with recommended quality standards
  • Identify, assess and recommend Health trained PPMVs to be trained within the State.
  • Work with the SPM, State RH Coordinator and Master trainers to provide appropriate Family Planning training to Health trained PPMVs in line with the project training manual
  • Work with the State RH Coordinators, State PHCDA for identification and preparation of PHCs for practicals
  • Ensure availability of products, equipment and consumables for the post-training practicals
  • Support the Family Planning coordinators of selected PHCs to ensure mobilisation of enough clients for Post-training practicals.
  • Maintain a database of all trained and engaged PPMVs on the project to monitor progress made on Competency identified.
  • Review progress made by each of the Health trained PPMVs and develop a mentorship and supervision plan based on competency gaps
  • Provide periodic report of all Health trained PPMVs based on the position on competency scale and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Carry out any other functions necessary for meeting the project goals as may be assigned by the SPM

Qualifications / Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Midwifery or an equivalent degree from a recognised/accredited school of Nursing.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in providing family planning service.  Experience in Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives will be an added advantage).

Skills and Competency required:

  • Proficient in provision Family Planning Service and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Multi-taking Skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the dispensing of drugs to clients as prescribed by the Physician in the PHCs.
  • The Pharmacist technician will lead the drug and consumable requisition process to replenish depleting or out of stock medicines and consumables.

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Dispense drugs/surgical and related substances to patients/clients and ensure that genuine drugs and surgical are given to clients
  • Providing counselling to patients on drug use; advice for patients on how and when to take medications based on prescription
  • Provide drug information to other healthcare professionals and guidance in terms of drugs interactions.
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition-related commodities and data tools in the SC.
  • Document and observe the level of uptake of the product by consumers and stock position of the products for effective supply chain management.
  • Coordinate the requisition process for timely re-supplies.
  • To support the generation of information at health facilities and community levels on the services provided in line with the National Health Management Information Systems (NHMIS).

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must be a Certified Pharmacy Technician from a recognised school of Health Technology
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in hospital settings.
  • Must possess a current practising license from Pharmacist’s Council of Nigeria.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent drugs dispensing skills
  • Good counselling skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Interpersonal Communication Agent (IPCA)

Ref No: sfh-78937
Location: Kaduna
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Programs

Job-Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Coordinate Behavioural Change Communication(BCC) activties in the selected communities.
  • Conduct community outreach activities within selected communities.
  • Lead the advocacy engagements with community stakeholders.
  • Provide support for data collection from communities of implementation
  • Prepare monthly report of community activities.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a CHEW Certificate or a National Diploma (ND) or its equivalent in Social/Behavioural/ Medical/Sciences or a related field of study.
  • Must possess a minimum of 1 year experience in community and health-related interventions, especially in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans. Experience in advocacy / IPCA will be added advantage.
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience, and competency in working local communities and community leaders.
  • S/he must reside in the community of implementation.
  • S/he must be able to speak the local language of the state of interventions – Hausa
  • S/He must be conversant with the norms and values of the community.

Skills and competency required:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, advocacy and communication skills.
  • Excellent communication, report writing, and data interpretation skills.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Community Health Extension Worker

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Profile

  • The Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW) will provide appropriate, relevant healthcare services at the PHCs as well as community health education and outreach services as designed by the project.

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Support the delivery of quality health services around HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc., for inhabitants of assigned Local Government areas.
  • Provide outreach and mobile health services to various communities in the state in line with existing protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure patient care provided at the facility is in accordance with PHC National guidelines for patients.
  • Support advocacy visit to the stakeholders (PHCC, MCHC and community leaders etc.) Support open community meeting and provide feedback to community members/stakeholders on the CHIPs project.
  • Support in the identification, selection and listing of CHIPs Agents for the Project
  • To support health promotion and community mobilisation to improve community knowledge on health issues and eventual increase in demand for services.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly supervisory visits in the field to ensure the provision of quality home base services to pregnant women, Neonate and their families by CHIPs agent.
  • Support the generation of information at health facilities and community levels on the services provided in line with the National Health Management Information Systems (NHMIS)
  • Prepare and submits monthly reports.
  • Motivate patients/clients to take responsibility of their health and overall well being.
  • Works to reduce cultural and socio-economic barriers between clients and facilities.
  • To perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Management.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Community Health Extension Worker with 3-5 years of working experience in a hospital setting.
  • Must possess a current license to practice from the relevant body
  • Must be a certified Community Health Extension Worker from a recognised school of Health Technology.
  • Must possess a current practice license from the relevant regulating body.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good counselling skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician

Requisition ID: sfh-07367
Location: Borno
Job Type: Full time

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for running all the laboratory investigations in the PHCs.
  • This will include carrying out testing services as well as replenishing relevant consumables, tools and equipment.
  • S/he will report day-to-day running’s of the laboratory services to the Medical Doctor in the facility.

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • To provide essential and basic laboratory investigation for routine blood and urine tests, for haemoglobin, TB, malaria and STIs, including pregnancy, syphilis, etc.
  • To ensure that patients receive compatible blood/blood components during emergencies.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
  • Enhances laboratory services and facilities reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests to add value to services rendered.
  • Work with other team members to inform caregivers about the laboratory services of the centre.
  • Coordinate the restocking and inventory management of laboratory materials and consumables. Provide Laboratory care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility
  • Appropriate use of resources, stock control and ordering procedures.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must be a certified Medical Lab Scientist /Technician from a recognised school of health technology
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years working experience in hospital settings.
  • Must possess a current license to practice from the relevant authority.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa

Skills and Competencies:

  • Laboratory testing skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Nurse

Ref No: sfh-78863
Location: Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Primary Health Care

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for providing typical nursing services and care for all patients attending the facilities.

Job-Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure the patient care provided at the facility is in accordance with PHC National guidelines
  • Clinical care and support of all patients who present at the PHCs with emphasis on HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc.
  • Support the management of care and follow up of severe and complicated cases in consultation with the hospital staff.
  • Works in collaboration with the Doctors, CHEWs and laboratory and Pharmacy technicians to ensure medical care of quality
  • Works as a member of the health facility team to support patients with non-medical treatments (feeding and psychosocial)
  • Provide on the job training for CHEWs on BEmONC and CEmONC to ensure quality delivery of services to the PHCs community.
  • Work with CHEWS to inform mothers about the functioning of the centre and the services provided
  • Provision of high-quality care to complicated SAM cases
  • Provide clinical care to complicated cases of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) admitted at the facility.
  • Support the team in the Advocacy to the relevant state, LGA and community-level stakeholders requiring making input into the development of the SRH, Nutrition and MNH strategic plan.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of B.Sc. Nursing or Registered Nurse/Midwife.
  • Must possess between 3-5 years of working experience as a practising Nurse.
  • Must possess a current license to practice from Nursing/Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria preferably speaks Hausa
  • Demonstrate working experience in a culturally sensitive environment – North-East Nigeria.
  • S/He should have experience working with state government’s health Agencies: SMoH, SPHCDA, etc.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good clinical service provision skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Coordination and Team Building skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 13th March, 2020.

 

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