Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Interested Candidates are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest before January 25th by sending their CV and a cover letter to kzarzour@medicalteams.org. Upon submission, please include "Community Health Promoter (CHP)" in the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact Person Name: 
Khalil Zarzour
Contact Person Position: 
Country Manager
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • University degree in the field of nursing or public health

 

Experience

  • 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.

 

Communication Skills

  • 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 

 

Computer Skills  

  • Apply the basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office including word, excel, power point, and outlook
  • Understanding and using different operating systems like Windows

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Requires frequent use of computers, Tabs,printing machines, telephones, projectors, and other equipment.

 

Physical Demands

  • 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

 

Work Environment

  • 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.
Expired
Last modified: 
18 Jan, 2019
Intervention Sector(s):
Advocacy & Awareness
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment
End of September 2019 with possibility of extension
Governorate/District:
Job Location
Zahleh
Working Area
Central and West Bekaa
Salary
According to Medical Teams Salary Scale
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Nutrition.
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Excellent
French Language:
None
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