Field Officers Jobs at ICRC April, 2014

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral, and independent international humanitarian organization. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC),Maiduguri Office is looking for a qualified and motivated candidate with the capacity to fill in the following position below:


Job Title: Medical Field Officer
Location: Maiduguri

Job Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Health Delegate, assesses health needs and cafe availability in the areas of operation with the ICRC programming priorities.
    Assess health structures (clinical and hospitals in Borno including PHC and surgical services including baseline data.
    Collect statistical data as required for the program and participate in written reports.
    Conducts close supportive supervision to ensure that PHC staff comply with Ministry of Health (MOH) diagnostic and treatment guidelines and protocols.
    Provides translation to the Health Delegate as required.
    Under the supervision of the Health Delegate/head of Sub Delegation Maiduguri and in collaboration with the First Aid program responsible (ABJ) assists in the initial planning, implementation, reporting, and monitoring of the First Aid program from Maiduguri Office.
    Coordinates support for NRCS branches to plan and implement Community First Aid Training.
    Plan organize and participate in field trips.
    Monitor the situation and update the Head of Sub delegation on any security issues in the region.
    Manage medical logistics with stock keeping turnover and distribution to the field.
    Under the supervision of the Health Delegate actively participate in the overall running of the PhD program including the
    implementation, monitoring and outcomes.
    Monitors First Aid supplies and orders as necessary.

Requirements

    Registered nurse or midwife.
    Additional public health training and experience running first aid programs will be advantageous.
    Good command nit English and Hausa language (written and spoken).
    Good reporting and communication skills.
    Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop a network of contacts.
    Computer skills (MS Word, Excel & Power point.)
    Ability to travel within northern Nigeria and Work independently as required.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma) to:

The Administrator ICRC Maiduguri Office,
House no. 7 Bifam Road,
Off Circular Road (Damboa Junction),
GRA Maiduguri.

Or

ICRC JOS,
No 1 Rest House Road,
GRA Jos, Plateau State.

Or

ICRC Abuja,
31 Pope John Paul II Street,
Maitama, Abuja.

Note: Please clearly indicate "Medical Field Officer" on your envelope. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline:  28th April, 2014.

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