Several Entry Level Health Assistant Volunteer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: 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 Health Assistant will be responsible for hygiene and sanitation at the
Health Unit and community. He/she will be expected to work within the heath
facility, health posts and community in the IRC supported health facilities’
catchment population and collaborate with the integrated community health
program to implement health activities. She/he will spend approximately 80% of
his/her time in the field both at the health facility, health posts and in the
community. The main purpose is to prevent and control the spread of diseases in
the community
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Implement
community Based Environmental Health Activities
·       
Enforce
environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws
·       
Account
for allocated resources
·       
Compile
and submit relevant basic health data to the Health Inspector and or Community
Health officer
·       
Carry
out research activities.
·       
Compile
quarterly sanitation data coverage for the catchment area
·       
Conduct
daily supervision of hygiene and sanitation for the catchment area
·       
Compile
and submit monthly community CBHIS
·       
Supervise
VHT activities within the Catchment area
·       
Conduct
bi weekly meetings
·       
Support
client follow-up for defaulting clients especially TB and HIV, and where
applicable supervise CB dots
·       
Conduct
health education and health promotion 
both at health facility level and Community
Communication/Reporting
·       
Provide
regular feedback on community activities of the program.
·       
Assist
in preparation of donor reports;
·       
Participate
in the development and implementation of program work plans.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Health Assistant
job must hold a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent
from a recognized institution.
·       
Must be
registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
·       
A
minimum of two years of work experience, with field experience in a health and
nutrition project implementation
·       
Computer
skills
·       
Counselling
skills
·       
Teaching/Facilitation
skills
·       
Communication
skills
·       
Interpersonal
skills
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th May 2020
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