Health Officer at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Health Officer Position OverviewTo support the effective implementation of the health component of multi-sectoral project, particularly in management of childhood illness and CMAM in Maiduguri, Borno State.Specific ObjectivesTogether with the respective hospital authorities, conduct training need assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.Together with the respective PHC authorities & the State Nutrition Officer (SNO), plan & organize trainings on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.Work closely with the health facility staff of the MoH & ACF team to establish strong referral linkage between health facilities and hospitals for malnourished children.Work in close collaboration with SPHCDA organize LGA level meetings for establishment of Health committees monthly.Develop good working relationship between the HWs in health facilities and hospitals.Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all respective hospitals to ensure the quality of the CMAM in-patient care services.Together with the respective Health facility authorities and/or SNO, conduct joint supportive supervision visits, at least once in every month, to follow up the quality of the service care in all respective health facility and outreaches.Together with the HWs at the respective hospitals, monitor the use of all the medicine and therapeutic products (F-75, F-100, RUTF) for the treatment of malnourished children.Together with the HWs at the respective hospitals, ensure the treatment protocols for the treatment of malnourished children are properly followed.Together with the HWs at the respective hospitals, ensure the hospital staff send the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities at monthly basis. 

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