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WHO Vacancies 2023 for Nutrition Nurses Jobs in Aweil Location.
WHO Jobs in Aweil 2023:- New job notification not for WHO job opportunity portal for the post of Nutrition Nurses. Nutrition Nurses Vacancy is for the Aweil location. Candidates should apply through www.who.int before the last date which is 01/04/2023.
Nutrition Nurses Jobs at WHO Details
|Recruiter Name||WHO (World Health Organization)|
|Name of Vacancy||Nutrition Nurses Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Nutrition Nurses Jobs Description
The prolonged political conflict that started in 2013, and the subsequent occurrence of sub-national violence, flooding in the country led to continues complex humanitarian crisis including disease outbreaks, acute food insecurity, and their associated public health consequences.
Food insecurity and malnutrition have dramatically worsened in the Country resulting in to devastating impact on already vulnerable population, global acute malnutrition rates, spreading of communicable diseases and on health services coverage and effectiveness. Millions of people are facing severe levels of food insecurity in the country, the latest released Integrated Food security Phase Classification (IPC) Analysis in November 2022 showed an estimated 6.3 million (51% of the population) people likely to face high level of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above) ) in December 2022- March 2023, this is expected to deteriorate in the projection period of April-July 2023 to 7.76 people. In addition, 1.4 million <5 children and 737,812 pregnant and lactating women will need treatment for acute malnutrition by June 2023.
Objectives of the Programme
WHO aims to reduce the health impact of the nutrition crisis through integrated health and nutrition interventions, focusing on quality life-saving services in stabilization centers in areas with high levels of acute food insecurity and acute malnutrition in South Sudan. WHO will collaborate with partners in supporting the counties to increase the availability of essential nutrition interventions for effective prevention, detection and treatment of malnutrition.
Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected):
Under the overall guidance of the WHO Country Representative and direct supervision of the EPR Team Lead, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks under the guidance of the WCO WHE Nutrition focal point.
The main tasks to be undertaken include:
To conduct on job mentorship for health workers in stabilization centers in the respective states
Provide nursing care for severely malnourished children including weight record, give oral drugs, supervise intra venous fluids, assess clinical signs and fill the critical care pathway with all the routine information in stabilization centers.
To counsel and encourage mothers/caregivers on the emotional needs and sensory stimulation.
To support mothers and care givers in appropriate feeding and caring practices for infants and young children
Provide health and nutrition education including hygiene and sanitation key messages
Provide technical support to SMoH and partners to provide life-saving intervention in the stabilization centers
To ensure proper reporting on the stabilization center daily and monthly registers
To perform any other duties assigned by WHO related to the nutrition in emergency, as requested
Essential: University Degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Nursing, Health &Nutrition.
Essential: At least two years’ experience on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition with medical complications in stabilization centers in South Sudan, trained on in Inpatient Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition with Medical Complications, based on WHO/MoH Guidelines 2018.
Desirable: Experience in working in the stabilization centers with NGOs or Government.
Communicating in a credible and effective way
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Fostering Teamwork and integration
Promoting WHO’s position in health leadership
Functional Knowledge and Skills:
Technical skills in Inpatient Management of SAM with medical complications.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues
Proven ability to conduct on job mentorship
Knowledge or sound understanding of the impact of acute malnutrition on child’s health and survival, and the burden on populations.
Excellent interpersonal communication, writing skills, discretion, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to travel on mission to remote locations in South Sudan.
Excellent knowledge of English and good knowledge of Arabic and other national dialects used in the locations.
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