Federal Ministr of Health Recruitment of Volunteer Health Personnels

On 19/Nov/2018 / In Government Jobs

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in Collaboration with the Bomo State Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders had developed an Emergency Health and Nutrition Emergency Response Plan to address the humanitarian crisis in Bomo State. The key interventions delivered were; Nutrition Care, Management of co-morbidities, provision of basic essential health services, mental health and psychosocial support, supply of medicines and health related commodities, co-ordination and management information system among others. 
1.2 The emergency intervention program was implemented in two (2) phases over a period of Twelve (12) months, focusing on the most vulnerable populations (women, children under 5, pregnant and lactating mothers) in the most affected areas. Specifically the emergency support was targeted at: 
• IDPs in camps and host communities 
• Host Communities impacted by influx of IDPs 
• IDPs in make-shift or informal camps 
• IDPs that moved out of camps to their original communities. 
• Refugees returning from other countries 
• People residing in newly accessible areas. 
1.3 This intervention which was the biggest public sector intervention was adjudged very successful by all stakeholders. Consequently, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved an extension and expansion of the scope of the project to sustain and enhance improvement of health outcomes among the target population. The expansion has entailed a need for additional human resources that needs to be filled urgently. 
1.4 Consequently, the Federal Ministry of Health, seeks to recruit additional Health volunteers for Twelve (12) months: These include Medical Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Nutritionists, Pharmacists, Medical Laboratory scientist, and Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS). 
These volunteer health personnel to be recruited will have the following responsibilities: 
i. To support the delivery of quality health, Nutrition, Mental Health and Psychosocial support services at Health and Nutrition Emergency Response sites for inhabitants of affected Local Government Areas of Bomo State. 
ii. To provide outreach and mobile health services to various communities in the state in line with existing protocols and standard operating procedures. 
iii. To support development of mechanisms and strategies pursuant to improvement of quality of health services in health facilities according to their levels. 
iv. To support the generation of information at health facilities and community levels on the services provided in line with the National Health Management Information Systems (NHMIS). 
v. To support health promotion and community mobilisation with a view to improving community knowlegde on health issues and eventual increase in demand for services. vi. To perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the FMOH Management. 
Required Qualifications: 
• Candidates must possess an MBBS Degree and have successfully completed the one-year National Service • Candidates must have Current Practicing License. 
• At least Two (2) years post registration experience 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer 
• Candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree in pharamcy and must be registered with the Pharmacists council of nigeria
• Candidates must also possess the NYSC Discharge certificate
• Candidate must possess a current practicing licence. 
• At least Two (2) years post qualification experience 
• Pharmacy technicians; Should have the requisite certificate with four (4) years post qualification experience 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer 
• Must have a registered nursing/midwifery certificate 
• Must possess a NYSC Certificate (For graduate Nurses) 
• At least 1-2 years post registration experience preferably in a Health facility 
• SRN and SRM with valid practice license and two years post qualification experience are welcome to apply 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer 
D. Nutrition Officers 
• Candidate must possess a BSc/HND Nutrition 
• NYSC Certificate 
• 1-2 years' experience 
• Experienced Nutrition Officers may be considered 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer 
• Candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Science 
• Must provide evidence of registration by the Medical Laboratory Science council of Nigeria 
• Must possess the NYSC Discharge Certificate. 
• Two years post qualification experience 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer.
F. Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW). 
• Candidates must be a certified Community Health Extension worker 
• Letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen or public officer. 
3.0 Interested and eligible candidates are to submit their CVs with relevant copies of their credentials not later than Saturday 24th November, 2018. The required documents are to be submitted in triplicate copies and envelope dearly marked stating the position applied for at the top right hand corner with the person's name written behind and addressed to:
The Honourable Commissioner 
Borno State Ministry of Health 
3rd floor, Musa Usman Secretariat Maiduguri, Borno 

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