Community Health Worker - Mashhad

Community Health Worker - Mashhad

Job Description

Main purpose of the job: The Community health worker will provide information at community level, and will strengthen the link between the community and MSF health structures. Responsibilities and tasks: • Collect and report specific information related to target population: diseases, food security, and general status of patient, constraints and strengths, vulnerability, level of information, living conditions and other risks related to the marginalized situation of the population. • Deliver information to his/her community on specific health topics and about MSF, and the services it provides • Consolidate the link between his/her community and MSF services; give advice on how to better involve his/her community in the activities of awareness and prevention • Monitor the field dynamics of our target populations (new drugs on the market, increase of numbers of drug users, etc.) and actively contributes in the preparation of an updated plan of the activities the activities in case of significant changes. • Participate in active follow up of the patients and support the defaulter tracing activities (by phone, house visits and/or outreach activity) • Be responsible to receive the feedback and perception of MSF services from the patients. • Accompany patients to hospitals/clinics/laboratories during referral. Manage administrative process and make sure that the patient receives care. • Inside the clinic, guide the patient and facilitate the access to different services • Share any relevant information about the patient that could help consultants to provide better follow up

Requirements

Specific requirements for the role: • Literacy • Essential basic mathematics • Has to be someone very active and well accepted in the community, (preferably with experience in the field) • CHW training (done by MOH) will be an asset. • Farsi, English will be an asset. Personal attributes: • Teamwork • Flexibility • Commitment • Stress Management Deadline for applying: 09 June 2019

About Company

10-49 employees

Médecins Sans Frontières /Doctors without Borders (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organisation founded by a group of doctors and journalists in Paris, France in 1971. MSF responds to emergencies (armed conflicts, epidemics, pandemics, natural disasters etc.) and situations of extreme hardship to deliver assistance to people whose health or lives are in danger. Independent of any political, religious or military interests, MSF offers assistance in a spirit of impartiality, irrespective of gender, race, religion, creed or political convictions. MSF was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1999. In Iran, MSF has provided medical assistance since 1990. Launched in 2012, the South Tehran project provides medical consultations, nursing care and psychosocial support to the most vulnerable in Harandi. In May 2018, the Mashhad project began providing medical and nursing care to m...

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