Community Health Promoter (CHP)
Interested Candidates are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest before January 25th by sending their CV and a cover letter to email@example.com. Upon submission, please include "Community Health Promoter (CHP)" in the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Train, supervise and support ROVs/SROVs to conduct outreach visits and health awareness sessions in the community.
- Promote basic health education and promotion to refugees on health topics.
- Conduct health education sessions in the refugee community.
- Train ROVs on the use of medical equipment (stethoscopes, BP cuffs, and glucometers) to monitor NCD patients.
- Screen for chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.
- Treat patients with minor injuries.
- Refer refugees to designated primary health care center and proper organization.
- Carry out field assessments and surveys (barrier analysis, KPC… etc)
- Organize and compliment campaigns and activities.
- Submit weekly and monthly reports to program manager.
- Keep proper track and records on program materials (lancets, strips, incentives…etc)
- Attend training sessions and capacity building workshops provided by MTI and other INGOs.
- Attend meetings recommended by country and program managers.
- Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
- University degree in the field of nursing or public health
- A minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar field
- Previous working experience with INGO is a must
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Commitment to Medical Teams International mission statement.
- Must be able to exercise considerable initiative.
- Ability to work well in a team and under pressure and in response to changing needs.
- Ability to plan well, set own targets and meet them.
- Ability to deal with difficult, often frustrating work situations
- High degree of responsibility, initiative, emotional stability, the ability to prioritize a heavy workload and to delegate accordingly, culturally sensitive
- Professional attitude and the ability to build successful working relationships
- Experience in and knowledge of Syria situation and response is considered a strong asset.
- Fluent in Arabic and English.
- Expressing ideas in written form; editing; revising; Preparing concise and logically written materials
- Organizing and presenting ideas effectively for both formal and spontaneous speeches
- Participating in group discussions
- Interacting effectively with peers, and superiors
- Demonstrating effective social behavior in a variety of settings and under different circumstances
- Identifying reasonable standards for assessing the appropriateness of an action
- Maintaining group cooperation and support
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Showing loyalty to an organization
- Being punctual and working efficiently
- Apply the basic computer skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft office including word, excel, power point, and outlook
- Understanding and using different operating systems like Windows
Tools and Equipment Used
- Requires frequent use of computers, Tabs,printing machines, telephones, projectors, and other equipment.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
- The employee is required to conduct awareness session within ISs
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
- Requires strong body language skills that can be used to persuade people about behavioral change methods.
- Employee should be well dressed in a way that fits the field environment and doesn’t affect the way the session will be presented upon community
- Most of the field work will be conducted in tents, the employee will spend 95% in the field
- The office environment is considered very quit and comfortable to accomplish tasks
- May be requested to wear special uniform when visiting ISs
- This job encourages employees to work as a team and requires them to improve team spirit.