Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the role of Mental Health Care Navigation Team (MHNT) Nurse/Officer.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Provide health education at MHNT sites
  • Provide consultation and treatment for children based on IMNCI protocol
  • Provide proper nutrition screening and emergency nutrition services based on national protocols
  • Prepare, compile and ensure timely submission of child health and nutrition services report
  • Manage child health and nutrition products/drugs stock, and follow up on the stock level, utilisation, and balance, and notify early shortage to MHNT team leader
  • Conduct demonstration of super cereal plus and other nutrition product preparation for new mothers to ensure appropriate utilisation
  • Assist HEWs in providing child health and nutrition services
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by the MHNT team leader and senior health officer

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/MD/master’s degree in Public Health/Nurse/Midwifery
  • Three years, minimum, of experience for holders of bachelor’s degree, two years for holders of master’s degree, and one year for MD holders
  • Basic supervisory/managerial skills, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Emergency health response experience with an NGO (preferable)
  • Experience in working with communities in participatory approaches and capacity building of staff members in health centres
  • Ability to plan, organise, and supervise implementation of emergency health response projects
  • Good technical and report writing skills with computer skills and knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure in remote areas and understanding of the cultural context of the local area

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: IRC

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