Vacancy for Health Clinical Officers at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The Health Clinical Officer is responsible for patient care at the mobile clinics and overseeing the mobile clinic activities in Konduga or Gwoza LGA, Borno State. The Health Clinical Officer reports to the team leader or Health Manager. Roles and ResponsibilitiesAttend to patients at the mobile clinics, using standard national or internationally endorsed protocols.Maintain proper records of patients and registrations, and compile weekly reports including statistics. Develop and conduct training for the mobile clinic staff and community volunteers on clinical care, infection prevention and control,pillars of safe motherhood, infant and young child feeding practices, general child care and hygiene promotion.Provide health and nutrition messaging in the communities, in collaboration with community volunteers.Collect weekly activity reports from the CVs, review, discuss and submit to the team leader.Conduct regular meetings with the CVs, for sharing information, discussing relevant health issues and weekly activity plans for health messaging in the communities.Ensure health basic protocols and other IEC materials are well displayed in the facilities and outreach sites.Ensure mobile clinic sites are clean and well maintained.Establish effective referral mechanism between the mobile clinic and the hospital/IPD.For new location: Liaise with local leaders and other partners in identifying new mobile clinic site and sensitize community on project implementation.Human Resource ManagementSupervise and monitor CVs in the community.Jointly with the team, provide ongoing education for clinic staff and CVs.  Operations:Maintain an updated record and compile and submit monthly reports of all services given. Monitor and ensure the proper usage of health and program supplies.Prepare weekly workplans and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.As team lead, maintain vigilance and monitor surroundings for security of the mobile team on site and adhere to IRC’s safety and security protocols. Communication and Reporting:Support Health Manager in compiling statistical reports from the mobile clinics for submission weekly, monthly and annually.Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervisees with constant feedback as may be required.Carry out other relevant or requested duties as may be required.Key Result Areas:Improvement of key health indicators mainly maternal mortality ratio, neonatal mortality ratio, and community population coverage.Increased uptake of health services as a strategy of reducing mortalityIncreased uptake of positive practices related to health, nutrition and hygiene.Timely and quality health care services to displaced persons, refugees and other vulnerable groups.Community volunteers actively participate in health services within

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