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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care

Requisition: 2019201836
Location: Banki, Borno
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Technical Officer (Health and Nutrition Services)

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

Basic Function

  • The Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Primary Health Care (PHC) will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the FHI 360-funded medical clinic. Based on the diagnosis, the ATO-PHC will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national 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)
  • 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

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MB.BS, MD or similar degree with minimum of 1 year 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.

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, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nursing

Requisition: 2020201689
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Technical Officer, Health and Nutrition Services

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

Basic Function

  • Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards / precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort.
  • For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute / emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary.
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards / precautions.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures.
  • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration.
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.),

Standard Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc. Nursing, Public Health or other closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian organization is highly desirable
  • Understanding of Kanuri is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Results quality Orientation, Teamwork, Flexibility, Service Orientation, Stress Management
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Compassionate with good communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Must be computer literate

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Primary Health Care

Requisition: 2020201690
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Technical Officer (Health and Nutrition Services)

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

Basic Function

  • The Assistant Technical Officer (ATO), Primary Health Care (PHC) will triage, examine, diagnose and treat patients in need of primary health care at the FHI 360-funded medical clinic. Based on the diagnosis, the ATO-PHC will prescribe appropriate treatment to patients and suggest follow up as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national 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)
  • 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

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MB.BS, MD or similar degree with minimum of 1 year 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.

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, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Technical Officer, Media & Communications

Job type: 2020201733
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: Full-time
Supervisor: Communications & Reporting Coordinator

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, Nutrition and Protection interventions

Basic Function

  • The Technical Officer-Media and Communications will work closely with the Communications & Reporting Coordinator in the creation and delivery of memorandums, organizational materials and announcements, donor and external success stories, events and other deliverables pertaining to organizational communications.
  • Focuses on developing and delivering clear, concise and coordinated organizational messaging across multiple communications vehicles and on fostering opportunities for dialogue between staff and leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with Communications & Reporting Coordinator in researching and writing a broad range of communications that promote the activities of the organization such as success stories, press releases, photo journals, videos and donor presentations.
  • Provides publicity and promotional support for special events and community outreach activities.
  • Works with Communications & Reporting Coordinator to develop and implement communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of humanitarian projects, services and programs.
  • Prepares a variety of promotional and informational materials including articles, blog posts, bulletins, pamphlets, video and other related media material.
  • Provides photography support for all reports and communications materials.
  • Lay out Hausa and Kanuri versions of program publications and IEC materials.
  • Work collaboratively with the in-house originators of the work ensuring that all designs are appropriate for the publication.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS / BA in Journalism and / or graphic design-related field with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience in design work in print and electronic settings.
  • Or MS / MA degree in graphic design-related field with 3 – 5 years relevant experience in design work in print and electronic settings.
  • Skilled in word processing and graphic design software packages, preferably MAC-based software, such as Adobe Web / Design Collection, Final Cut Pro, Maya 3D
  • Skilled in programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Prior experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) is required.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is desired.
  • A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge of principles, theories and methods of communications, public relations, and journalism.
  • Strong understanding of FHI 360 and donor IEC and branding policies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent video and photography skills.
  • Ability to write, edit, and develop all facets of a publication.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to regularly travel to field sites to document program activities.
  • Ability to write effectively for the appropriate audience.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • With minimal supervision, manage high volume of workflow.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues related to emergency response programs.
  • Relevant local language skills are preferred.
  • Experience working with external print vendors is preferred.
  • Skilled in word processing and graphic design software packages, preferably PC-based software, such as Quark, Quark Express, Page Maker, and Microsoft Publisher desirable.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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