International Medical Corps
Lady Health Visitor
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Posted date 30th April, 2023 Last date to apply 30th May, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Mardan, Nowshera, Haripur, Mansehra
Category Healthcare Provider
Type Full Time Positions 15
Status Closed

 

Date of Announcement

April 30, 2023

Position         

Lady Health Visitor (LHV)

Contract Status

Regular Contract (Limited to Project tenure)

Location

Mardan, Nowshera, Haripur, Mansehra

Reporting Line

Associate Specialist Health Field Site

Gender

Female

No. of Positions

15

Application Submission Deadline

May 12, 2023

 

International Medical Corps invites applications from candidates fulfilling the mentioned Job specifications.

 

Note: International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at www.internationalmedicalcorps.ethicspoint.com

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services for disaster-affected population according to internationally accepted standards.
  • Ensure that patients are accurately registered and recorded for reporting and case management.
  • Ensure proper data management through completion of appropriate patient cards, registers, tally sheets, and reports
  • Track daily patient data using tally sheets or other tools provided and submit patient data as required
  • Monitor diagnostic trends and report to supervisor as needed.
  • Collect and analyze project and service data to inform and adjust project objectives/plans, strategic choices and quality of care in collaboration with IMC team members, local partners and other relevant staff
  • Provide health education and hygiene promotion to patients based on their diagnoses and co-morbidities such as diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention (such as need for vaccination, smoking cessation, etc.)
  • Attend physical examination of Reproductive Health patients, as needed
  • Ensure relevant patients including children under 5 are screened for malnutrition.
  • Work with program staff, nurses and auxiliary staff (e.g. Traditional Birth Attendants/ Dai) to provide both moral and on-the-job training to build capacity and enhance their skills 
  • Track daily patient data using tally sheets or other tools provided.
  • Monitor diagnostic trends and report to supervisor as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments as needed to ensure smooth implementation and integration of services.
  • Provide all services free of charge.

 

Other duties as assigned:

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The fluid nature of response requires personnel to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape; duties may be reconfigured to meet operational requirements.

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Lady Health Visitor Diploma from Government of Pakistan recognized Nursing school.
  • Previous experience in Community Health projects will be an edge.  

 

Competencies

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent self-motivation skills
    • Demonstrated analytical, motivational, communication, project conceptualization and planning skill
    • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
    • Ability to relate to and motivate staff effectively
    • Excellent decision-making skills
    • Must work independently under difficult conditions
    • Strong writing and presentation skills
      • Fluency in spoken Regional Languages. Communication in National & International Language will be an edge. 

 

Shared Responsibilities:

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving sexual exploitation and abuse, trafficking in persons, child safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct that may involve conflicts-of-interest, fraud, corruption or harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any such activities, you have an obligation to report.

 

Actively promote PSEA (prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and among beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps. Adhere to the Code of Conduct, always maintain humanitarian principles and respect international humanitarian law.

 

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to the staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

Equal opportunity:

It is the policy of International Medical Corps to provide equal opportunity in employment to all national employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, national origin, military status, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic characteristics or any other basis protected by local law.

 

To Apply       

For immediate consideration, please apply through Brightspyre or send your CVs to [email protected]. Hard copies applications will be accepted for Security Guard, Drivers and all those positions for whom Computer literacy is not mandatory. The last date for submission of applications is May 12, 2023.

 

Note: Keeping in view the urgency of this position we might not wait till May 12, 2023 for applications, candidates who apply and meet the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted for interview even before due date.

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