Medical Teams International Jobs 2022 – Certificate Health Assistant

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Job Title:  – Medical Teams International Jobs 2022 Health Assistant

Organization: Medical Teams International

Location: Uganda

 

 

Medical Teams International Profile:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Health Assistant will be responsible to prepare and present health education sessions to the population as well as mobilization activities related to public health.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Public Health Officer to develop and implement health and hygiene promotion programs and community awareness campaigns related to EPI, HIV/AIDS, WASH, child welfare, family planning and disease prevention
  • Maintain relationships with community partners and coordinate local level activities that support community health
  • Prepare materials and deliver health education sessions
  • Conduct health audits within the community and collaborate with supervisor to plan programming in accordance with findings; monitor and evaluate of the same
  • Strengthen linkage of health facilities to the community through regular feedbacks and facilitate access to healthcare
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders in the community to ensure uptake of services
  • Conduct disease surveillance activities to predict outbreaks
  • Identify people with medical problems and contact medical team to make referrals
  • Carry out home visits based on referrals of health workers and volunteers
  • Analyze data and submit reports as per schedule
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Certificate in Public Health or Environmental Health Science or equivalent
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing combined with training in Public Health will also be considered
  • Two years of experience implementing public and environmental health drives
  • Experience working with INGOs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of public health interventions including EPI, HIV/AIDS, WASH, nutrition, family planning and outbreak prevention and response
  • Knowledge of behavior change methods
  • Skilled in developing relationships to strengthen social support networks and using behaviour change strategies to mobilize community members to take ownership of healthcare needs
  • Skilled in presenting information to a group
  • Skilled in data analysis and writing reports
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Committed to high ethical standards
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

 

 

How To Apply for Medical Teams International Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline : 19 th  May  2022

 

 

NOTE:

No employer should ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. Please contact us if it ever happens with any of the jobs that we advertise.

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