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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Community, Health, Non Government Organisations (NGOs)

#6466


COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Purpose of the Position

The Community Health Worker will be responsible to book patients imaging. Working closely with the Radiography Technologist, she/he ensures that the operations at the x-ray department are cohesively functional. She or he will act as liaison between the project management, Treatment Supporters and people affected by TB. He or she will be also be responsible for then recording and reporting of the radiology department.

Major Roles and Responsibilities

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  • Take the patient’s complete medical history
  • Ensure correctness of information on the patients records and images
  • Ensure that properly labeled X-ray films are forwarded and sent to the correct physician
  • Ensure maintenance and safekeeping of all clinic assets and supplies
  • Keep accurate records of all radiologic procedures performed

Patient Care

  • Calmly explain the procedure and answer any questions that the patient might have.
  • Direct all queries on radiologic results to the HEO/Medical Officer

Qualification/Experiences

  • Diploma in Community Health and registered by PNG Nursing Council
  • At least one year clinical experience
  • Some experience in community engagement
  • Training in TB prevention and care or experience in managing PWTB
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with co-workers especially with the government
  • Computer literate especially Microsoft Office
  • Sound oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Personal Attributes/Others

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to WV PNG Core Values in the approach to work and relationships
  • Proven good and sound leadership skills
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Residing within Port Moresby, preferably in Moresby North East

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Interested applicants should submit your expression of interest and detailed CV with valid Police Clearance Certificate (within the first 6 months of issuance) to:

P&C Recruitment Team

World Vision Papua New Guinea

P.O Box 4254, Boroko, 111, NCD

Email: png_recruitmet@wvi.org

Or drop in your application in person at World Vision Office in Port Moresby by 24th August 2018.

Electronic Applications should be less than 2MB.

We appreciate the time you have taken to prepare your application. Please note that only short-listed candidates suitable for interviews will be contacted. If you do not hear from World Vision within two (2) weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless race and gender.

We are committed to the protection of children and we do not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment types are conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Position (s) may be contingent on funding and/or donor approval


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World Vision PNG

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, ...
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675 3112530

World Vision Papau New Guinea PO Box 4254 BOROKO, NCD

675 3254225