Nurse Advisor

Position: Nurse Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Ethiopia

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: January 31, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

Location Assosa, Ethiopia

Start Date Jan – Mar 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

As a volunteer, you will:

-Support the midwifery department and Teach University staff on Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) specifically on Family Planning, ANC and Post-natal care, breastfeeding and child nutrition among others.

-Responsible for ensuring all community members especially men are included in planning and management for RMNCH service delivery points to increase demand for RMNCH.

-Conduct training need assessments and conduct capacity building sessions to the University tutors and Mentor students while they are in clinical attachment

-Provide consultancy for the hospital in relation to maternal and child health programs & considering gender mainstreaming

-Plan and deliver coaching and mentoring to improve routine works as per the required standard practices

-Develop tools to improve identified gaps in provision of quality care and services

-Plan and deliver coaching and mentoring to improve routine works as per the required standard practices

Essential Academic Qualifications:

-Degree in nursing with 3 and above years of experience in hospital settings

-Experience in training need assessment, in-service training design and implementation

-Experience in conducting workshops, training and seminars

Essential Professional Background:

-Experience in capacity building, training and mentoring;

-Strong observation and analytical skills;

-Excellent verbal and communication skills;

-Experience in program monitoring and evaluation, ideally using a results-based management system

-Strong ability and experience in project design, strategic planning, business management and capacity building

-Strong experience in field visits and community work

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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