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HEALTH EXTENSION OFFICER (Mobile Clinic)

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Health, Non Government Organisations (NGOs)

#6465


World Vision PNG currently has a vacancy for the following positions to be based in Port Moresby, National Capital District:

HEALTH EXTENSION OFFICER (Mobile Clinic)

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of this position is to augment the TB and HIV clinical services of Six Mile Clinic and supervise TB Treatment Supporters based at the clinic. The project activities at the communities are expected to result to increased number of people diagnosed with TB, therefore, this additional manpower required at the clinic to cater for this increased demand.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

TB Prevention and Care;

  • Assist in screening Presumptive TB and other people affected with TB (eg. household contacts, community members, health workers/volunteers)
  • Assist administration of daily DOT (including daily injections), perform health education and counseling at the mobile clinic, encouraging all enrolled PWTB to complete treatment
  • Assist TB clinics in completing NTP recording forms and ensuring they are submitted on time
  • Ensure all anti-TB drugs and supplies are available and assist in the preparation of daily drug rations/packets for all PWTB under his/her care
  • Encourage PWTB to be screened for HIV and people living with HIV (PLHIV) to be screened for TB
  • Ensure the orderly distribution of enablers to PWTB
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the catchment communities (eg. assets, supplies)

People Management

  • Ensure that TS are properly trained through continuous mentoring and on-site coaching
  • Ensure that project activities at the clinic and its immediate catchment areas are carried out as planned
  • Making sure that project staff attached to Six Mile Clinic are performing as expected

Qualification/Experiences

  • Diploma/ Degree in Health Sciences in Health Extension Officer and registered by Medical Board
  • At least one year clinical experience
  • Training in TB prevention and care or experience in managing PWTB
  • Some experience in community engagement
  • Have the ability to effectively negotiate with co-worker and team especially with the government
  • Computer literate especially Microsoft Office
  • Good 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
  • Sound leadership skills
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Residing in 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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World Vision Papau New Guinea PO Box 4254 BOROKO, NCD

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