Health Officer

Full Time

World Vision

Job Description

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

  • Responsible for overall planning, implementation and M&E of emergency health activities in the assigned woreda
  • Provide basic health services including community IMNCI/ICCM, safe motherhood, emergency services, referral, health education, EPI as per the implementation guidelines
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products for the team and the selected health facilities
  • Facilitate training, work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health centre and hospital, and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of EPI, health education and consultations through using Health standards.
  • Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities
  • Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses.
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, and drug stock control balance form)
  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy and submit to Woreda Project officers.
  • Mentoring and assisting HW in the decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to a nearby hospital
  • Work on any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health/Nursing with a minimum of three years relevant experience.
  • Certificates on EDks management, PHEM, MHPSS, and IPC are an asset

Skills and experience

  • Previous work experience of at least 3 years in risk identification, outbreak detection, PHEM, OPD consultation, ICCM/IMNCI, maternal health, and supply chain management areas.
  • Solid technical skill in case management of childhood and adult illness, safe motherhood
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values.
  • Patience, good relations with other people, good capacity to work in a team, capacity to manage priorities, precision, capacity to share knowledge and train colleagues, knowing the local language; willingness to work under pressure and extra hours.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Amharic and local languages and strong interpersonal skills are needed
  • willing to serve in very difficult conditions
  • Perform other duties as required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should follow the below application link to apply–Deder-Woreda-_JR26581

World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

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