Jobs at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

  • To supervise the overall management and ensure the smooth running of CEMOC activities, including supervision of midwives, midwife assistants and paramedic helpers, in order to ensure 24/7 efficient, effective and quality care delivering to all maternity patients/clients admitted in ALIMA SRH program, in collaboration with the doctors and MOH by respecting and adhering to ALIMA and MOH SRH protocols & guidelines.

Job Description
Midwife Activities Management:

  • Prepare monthly rosters for midwives and other SRH supporting staff.
  • To supervise and coordinate the work of the midwives involved in the activity with close consultation of her line supervisor.
  • Participates on job trainings of all midwives and SRH related staff
  • Defines the training needs of the midwife and SRH related staff according to project objectives and potential.
  • Assign responsibilities to the staff under her supervision and actively involve in ward rounds, deliveries, ANCs, PNC.
  • Responsible for hygiene and universal precautions in health facilities according to protocols and in cooperation with logistics department and your line manager, Knows and implements accidental exposure policy.
  • Supervises all minor surgical procedures, dressing, sterilization and injection services related to delivery, ANC, PNC patients in the health facilities.
  • Ensures that basic delivery plans are adhered by delivery, ANC, PNC including BEMOC that prescriptions and protocols are respected.
  • Ensures that all pregnant women and new born children are referred to the Extended Program on Immunization (EPI). Consider making this post primary responsible for all EPI.
  • Supervises daily routine activities in the delivery ward, ANC, PNC and support her team members when there is gap.
  • Ensure capacity building and implements trainings of midwife and maternity staff.
  • Ensures relevant transfer of information from one duty team to another.
  • Ensures that all midwife and maternity staff promotes and maintains confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records.
  • To ensure all the administration procedures and document are used correctly, as well as existed data management tools.
  • To ensure and identify the needs of the logistic in the ANC, PNC, Delivery and report in your line manager.
  • Flexibility of roster in night and day if needed

Pharmacy:

  • Ensure prescriptions and drugs administration according to protocols are respected.
  • Monitors and supervises weekly and monthly consumption of drugs as well as inventories in collaberation with pharmacy supervisor to ensure efficient drug consumptions and management.
  • Trains and supervises maternity staff regarding the proper use of drugs, needs and consumptions.
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexual Transmitted Infections (STI):
  • Supervises and ensures good quality of Prevention Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) and Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) activities for all pregnant women.
  • Supervises and ensures that counselling services are done appropriately following protocols.
  • Works in collaboration with the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) for all IEC activities.
  • Ensure that transmission by HIV or other STIs is avoided with the help of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and the use of condoms while trying to respect local traditions.

Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV):

  • Knows SGBV protocol and ensure that it is implemented.
  • Identifies possible victims of SGBV and refers them to medical team for treatment according to protocols.

Emergencies:

  • Participates in emergency activity or exploratory visit in or out of the project area if needed.

Recording:

  • Ensures that recording in individual patient’s card and registration books of all nursing activities are performed correctly.
  • Ensures that all data management tools are used and are updated properly.
  • Ensures that all administrative procedures and documents used correctly (discharge paper, transfer paper)

Equipment:

  • Look after all equipment provided.
  • Ensure that no material is taken out of midwife area and maternity rooms without prior authorization.
  • Ensure that inventories of all material and equipment used exist and are updated.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure cleanliness of midwife areas, maternity and delivery rooms.

Reporting:

  • Preparation of weekly data collection as well as monthly data.
  • Participates in the epidemiological reports related to health facilities in the project area.
  • Informs other medical/midwife managers or doctors about any possible serious problem medical complicated or ex. worsening of state of patients, problems in medicines, etc.
  • Participates in the monthly reports according to guidelines (SitReps, medical statistics, etc.) being responsible for this for all SRH activities – collection and analysis of med stats)
  • Informs line manager of any problems that might be linked to work of midwife or maternity staff as well as problematic equipment or material (ex. broken, missing).

Meetings:

  • Participate in meetings with other supervisors in order to ensure smooth collaboration of all departments in terms of activities running.
  • Participate in meetings in health facility with ALIMA & MOH staff and collaborators.
  • Participate in team meetings and possible trainings. etc.
  • Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV)
  • Knows SGBV protocol and ensure that it is implemented.
  • Identifies possible victims of SGBV and refers them to medical team for treatment according to protocols.

Reporting:

  • Participates in the monthly reports according to guidelines, i.e. Situation Reports (SitReps), medical statistical reports, etc.
  • Participates in definition of annual planning and its updates with their relevant budgets for the project.
  • Participates in the epidemiological reports related to health facilities in the area of work of ALIMA.
  • Informs other medical managers or doctors about any possible serious problem or complications regarding ALIMA SRH patients.

Others:

  • Prepares any document related to work of all midwife or maternity staff.
  • Participates in meetings in health facility with ALIMA staff and collaborators.
  • Note: The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission.
  • Mobility is requested from ALIMA staff, including short term assignments from their usual place of work
  • Any other task as deemed necessary by the supervisor but in line with overall job responsibilities.

Skills / Competencies
List of technical competencies required for the position, such as (not exhaustive):

  • Planning capabilities, organizational skills,
  • Management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills (good knowledge of MS Office and specifically excel)
  • List of personal qualities required for the position, such as (not exhaustive)
  • Diplomacy, good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Multi-cultural flexibility or experience, Team Player,
  • Calm, stress management, patient,
  • Confidentiality, strong sense of integrity
  • Ability to adapt to new circumstances, flexibility.

Job Title: Driver

Location: Katsina

Main Purpose

  • The AlIMA Driver is responsible for the security of the people he/she (hereafter referred to as “he”) transports and other uses of his vehicle. He is also responsible for his vehicle and its loading.

Accountabilities
Driving and Security:

  • Ensuring his own security and that of his passengers, wearing seat belts at all times, respecting the highway code in force in the country.
  • Ensuring the security of persons or vehicles in the vicinity.
  • Adjusting his speed according to the state of the road or track, any changes in it and when near built-up and populated areas (see the restrictions listed in the log book).
  • Following and having his passengers follow security instructions regarding check points.
  • Never transporting non-Alima personnel, people who do not work on Alima’s programmes or any objects that do not belong to the organisation. Only an Alima manager can decide to waive this rule, which also applies to all civil and military authorities.
  • Informing the base of his movements, from departure through to arrival, on a systematic basis, stating the presence of passengers and citing their names (expatriates and national personnel).
  • Being responsible for security decisions concerning the vehicle (taking decisions in the event of problems encountered on the road when there is no expatriate present).
  • Justifying any detours, trips or stops that were not planned by an Alima manager
  • Ensuring the number of people who can be officially carried in the vehicle is respected.
  • Helping patients being transported to climb into and out of the vehicle if they are incapable of doing it themselves.
  • Stowing the vehicles loads correctly.

Vehicle:

  • Keeping the vehicle’s logbook up to date, noting any problems and incidents, and filling out the fuel log book correctly (without crossing anything out).
  • Carrying out daily and weekly checks.
  • Drawing his managers attention to imminent services on his vehicle, and doing so early enough to allow the vehicle’s planned withdrawal from use.
  • Cleaning the vehicle for services (interior, exterior and engine) and assisting the Mechanic during services and work.
  • Maintaining his vehicle in good order (internal and external cleaning) and regularly checking his equipment is in good working order (spare wheel, jack, straps, ropes, tools, etc.).
  • Carrying out a weekly physical inventory of the equipment in his vehicle
  • Immediately informing his Alima manager in the event of a mechanical problem
  • Immediately informing his Alima manager and the local authorities in the event of an accident.
  • If, for whatever reason, he has to use his vehicle when it requires repair, making a note in the “remarks” column of the maintenance book and drawing his manager’s attention to it, thereby exempting himself from any subsequent responsibility in the event of later problems.
  • Carrying out a hand over (at the beginning and end of the period) of his vehicle if another driver uses it.
  • Being able to justify his fuel consumption at all times.

Transport:

  • Being responsible for the load he transports.
  • Loading and off-loading his vehicle himself and checking the load is stowed correctly.
  • During trips, hanading over waybills to the recipients, checking the state of the goods delivered to the Store Keeper and bringing the duly completed and signed reception form back to the logistics office.

Minimum Requirements

  • Higher Secondary School Level of education
  • Valid driving license
  • Written and spoken English

Key Competencies:
Demonstrable ability in the following competencies:

  • Two (2) years work as a professional driver.
  • No road safety-related fines or convictions.
  • Thorough knowledge of road rules and regulations.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Competent in spoken and written English.
  • Basic numeracy.
  • Knowledge (or ability to quickly learn) of HF, VHF and satellite communications equipment.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.
  • Able to carry out limited, un-supervised tasks.

Application Closing Date
6th June, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and Credentials as a single attachement to: recruitment@nigeria.alima.ngo using “Driver Katsina” as the subject of the mail.
Or
Should drop Hard copies of their Applications at the address below:
The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Office,
Katsina State.

Note: ALIMA would not request any kind of favor in whatever form from any potential applicant.

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