Job Description

Title: Nurse

Company Name: Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)

Vacancy: 09

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ B.Sc. in Nursing from Medical/Nursing Institute/University will be given preference.
∎ Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery (04 Ys) after HSC from any reputed medical college or nursing institute.
∎ Must have BMDC Registration Number.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 1 to 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ CMAM Nurse Position is responsible for providing over all technical, organizational support and play a support and facilitation role for community-based management of acute malnutrition through treatment clinical symptoms of acute malnutrition in Rohingya camp. Establishes and maintains close working Relationship with communities in her working area in order to ensure that the nutrition messages are disseminated and understood at all levels. This position will also deputize nutrition supervisor.
∎ Report to: Nutrition Supervisor (Nutritionist).
∎ Supervise to: Community Nutrition Volunteers who will assign by your site.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Under the guidance of the Nutrition supervisor- Nutritionist, the Nurse will be responsible for-
∎ Responsibilities 1. Facilitates Implement CMAM guideline and technical supports
∎ Support and facilitates emergency nutrition program participants in the identification and prioritization of project beneficiaries as per the national/UNICEF WHO CMAM protocol/guideline
∎ Supports and facilitates the development of action plan for their respective OTP
∎ Assesses health, nutrition, hygiene, and sanitation related problems
∎ Facilities, organizes, and builds skill and knowledge of care takers on appropriate feeding practices (RUTF& RUSF), basic hygiene and sanitation
∎ Closely wok with Stabilization center (SC), Community mobilizer team, Majhi and Imam
∎ Ensure good triage of patients/beneficiaries in the facility.
∎ Ensure that every beneficiary receives an adequate medical examination, appropriate diagnosis, treatment, and referral for additional treatment following national/UNICEF WHO CMAM protocol/guideline and standard guidelines.
∎ Conduct medical examination to targeted beneficiaries which include vital signs physical examination and medical history.
∎ Prescribe routine medications and provide treatment according to standard CMAM guidelines and treatment protocols.
∎ Follow CMAM protocols in assessing, admitting, and treating beneficiaries in CMAM (OTP/TSFP) program.
∎ Timely referral of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) with medical complications to the Nearby stabilization Centre (SC).
∎ To ensure that any beneficiary requiring further medical assistance is referred to the nearest health facility in accordance with protocols.
∎ Correctly record all relevant information (symptoms, diagnosis, measurements, treatment plan) for each beneficiary on appropriate forms of beneficiaries and medication given and complete the child's card (CMC) at every visit.
∎ Keep an up-to-date record of all therapeutic feeding products requisitions, consumptions, medication used and be responsible for stock management and reporting (distribution monitoring, use of non-expired drugs, stock ordering, balance stock etc.).
∎ Prepare medical requisitions, consumptions, and balance stock.
∎ Follow standard infection prevention and control measures in all activities.
∎ Ensure wastes (medical and non-medical) are adequately disposed of at the facility.
∎ Provide health education and counselling to all caretakers (SAM & MAM).
∎ Attend team meetings and other meetings as requested.
∎ Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and clean, including disinfection where needed.
∎ To handle the beneficiaries in a sensitive and reassuring manner.
∎ Direct supervise and monitoring appetite test/corner
∎ Responsibilities 2: Reporting Learning and strengthen capacity and cross cutting
∎ Prepare regular and ad-hoc reports as requested and timely submit to nutrition supervisor.
∎ Build capacity of staffs and CNVs of nutrition team through on-the-job training.
∎ Participate in trainings as requested.
∎ Provide technical support and builds a capacity of staffs and CNVs (specially appetite CNV)
∎ Report any problems or broken equipment to nutrition supervisor.
∎ Maintain up to date records on above functions for provision of reports to supervisor as requested.
∎ Support quality recording and documentation of nutrition data in OTP/TSFP/SC sites
∎ Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and submit it to her/his nutrition supervisor
∎ Collects basic information, best practices, case studies, research and lessons and report to her/his supervisor
∎ Conduct malnutrition causal mapping and arrange outreach sessions in identified Pocket sub blocks
∎ Causal analysis of CNR
∎ Follow up home visit (defaulter/absentees/relapse/weight statices)
∎ Knowledge of nutrition indices calculation such as (average weight gain, length of stay, cure rate, defaulter rate, CNR, expected weight gain)
∎ Coordination and cross check data with Anthropometric point, GMP and PLW point
∎ Keep up to date and requisitions on demands all IEC materials, form format and registers books
∎ Support digitalization data base and reporting tools
∎ Biweekly CMAM update meeting with Outreach team and Nutrition Site Supervisors at centre level
∎ Responsibilities 3: Perform other duties as assigned
∎ Deputize Nutrition Supervisor
∎ Flexible Undertake other tasks as requested by supervisor
∎ Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender, disability and social inclusion issue.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 20 to 35 years
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ At least one to two years emergency nutrition related work experiences (camp experience prefers)
∎ Experience in community-based nutrition intervention preferably in Community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)
∎ Experience in standard nutrition data management and reporting
∎ FDMN (Rohingya refugee) experience and Rohingya language will be value added
∎ Skill in facilitating on job training for CNVs and staffs
∎ Should be able to work under minimal supervision, hard situations with minimal resource.

Salary: Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per Organization/project provision.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 26 Jan 2023
∎ Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)
∎ Address : PC-180, Kayuk Khali Para, Fishery Road, Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
∎ Web :
∎ Business : SHED - the Society for Health Extension and Development is a renown organization of Bangladesh especially in Cox`s Bazar District was established as the successor to the ICDDR,B Teknaf Station following the closer of the former in September, 1989. The organization has flourished and stepped into one of the reputed Non-Government National Organizations in Bangladesh and engaged in transforming the lives of the community people towards positive changes in selected areas of the country. Currently SHED has been implementing fifteen more projects with Department of Women Affairs DWA of GoB, UN-WFP, UNICEF, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL, Action Against Hunger, Solidarites International, CARE Bangladesh, USAID, Aroynak Foundation, GIZ in different upazilas of Chittagong and Cox`s Bazar District.

Category: NGO/Development


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