Several Entry Level Vaccinator US Non-profit obs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organisation: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  
Uganda
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary: The
Enrolled nurse will be responsible for participating in the vaccination program.
To ensure there is an adequate supply of vaccines each day prior to program. To
work with the community to ensure maximum possible impact and integration of
the project activities. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the
role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be
able to vary working hours accordingly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Ensure there is an adequate supply of
vaccines each day prior to program.
·       Work with the community to ensure maximum
possible impact and integration of the project activities.
·       In the event of a major humanitarian
emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role
profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly
·       Ordering of vaccines and supplies
·       Maintain cold chain
·       Conduct growth monitoring and health
promotion activities
·       Link children to other programs.
·       Conduct health education for beneficiaries.
·       Provide regular report on EPI activities.
·       Provide information to clients to reduce
their vulnerability to diseases and infections
·       Participate in community engagements such as
integrated outreaches and community dialogues when called upon.
·       Ensure adherence to good practices of
infection prevention and control at work.
·       Undertake any other duties that may be assigned
to you by your supervisors.                        
Communication/Reporting
·       Provide regular feedback to the clinicians on
status of the patients
·       Assist in preparation of donor reports;
·       Participate in the development and
implementation of program work plans.
·       Key working relationships:



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant for the International Rescue
Committee (IRC) Vaccinator job must hold a   
Certificate in Nursing or mid-midwifery
·       Should be registered with relevant
professional body and must have a valid practicing licence
·       At least one year working experience in
Primary Health Care settings
·       Experience in planning, organizing and
coordinating health activities;
·       Experience in Information management
·       Counselling skills
·       Communication skills
·       Clinical skills
·       Interpersonal skills
·       Team 
building skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 3rd April 2020
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