TSFP/CMAM Data Base Officer

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Ethiopia , Ethiopia
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Hiring organization: World Vision Ethiopia

Job title: TSFP/CMAM Data Base Officer

Employment type: Full-time 

Deadline: June 16, 2024

Job category: Health Care

About World Vision Ethiopia:

World Vision Ethiopia began its first intervention in Ethiopia in 1971 with relief and opened the Ethiopia office in 1975. Relief, rehabilitation, and small community development projects dominated the decade that followed. During the 1984/85 drought, World Vision Ethiopia participated in a massive relief operation that saved the lives of millions of people.

Starting its operation with emergency intervention in some parts of Ethiopia, World Vision currently operates in 53 Area Programs (APs) implementing effective programmes, such as Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition, Emergency Response, Faith and Development, Food Security, Economic Development, Climate change, and environmental projects and other cross-cutting programmes.

 Job Summary:

TSFP/CMAM Data Base Officer support woreda health offices and PHCUs in systematic nutrition screening, active case detection, early referral and admission of acute malnutrition cases through Targeted Supplementary Feeding programs (TSFP). He/she will support heath facilities (Primary Hospitals, Health Centers and Health Posts) in the treatment of acute malnutrition among nutrition priority groups, mainly Children U5 and PLW and referral linkage services in accordance with the national protocol and SPHERE standard. He/she will support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of Family MUAC approach. The position holder will support and assist woreda health offices and health facilities in the procurement of gap filling TSFP supplies, job aids, and anthropometric equipment’s for the management of Acute Malnutrition in TSFP program. 
TSFP Officer is expected to support health facilities in close coordination with other Nutrition teams to ensure TSFP integration with  IYCF promotion, counseling, and support for mothers at the Therapeutic Feeding Programs (TFP) in CMAM sites.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting woredas and PHCU in planning and conducting nutrition screening activities, ensuring existence of functional referral pathways and linkages between communities and HF and vice versa; Promoting the availability of services to which beneficiaries can be referred, training of staff in nutrition screening and referral services.
  • Ensuring that HFs and FDPs are equipped with minimum supplies needed for nutrition screening activities, (e.g., MUAC tapes, registration and reporting format, referral forms, guidelines etc.) and promoting and supporting community mobilization and sensitization activities towards nutrition screening program.
  • Implement and provide technical support for TSFP (food distribution), Site preparation (IDPs), and mobilization of community, and nutritional screening for both host & IDPs.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program sites every week.
  • Ensure linkage of OTP discharges, MAM children, and acutely Malnourished PLW to distribution of protection and TSF ration (If applicable).
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut and drug stock control balance form).
  • Ensure the integration of TSFP with IYCF -E & CMAM programming through strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling with assigned team members.

Job Requirements:

  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities.
  • Minimum three years of working experience with NGOs in CMAM Data Base program Focusing on TSFP and BSFP prog.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring. Experience in cascading family MUAC approach 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment. Good human relation skills. Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
  • Strong adherence to World Vision values.
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity.
  • Prepared to live and work in remote and uncertain security environment
  • 100% travel to nutrition rehabilitation centers including over the weekends

Required Skills:

    • Acute care

    How To Apply:

    Interested and qualified applicants can apply through the following link  https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WorldVisionInternational/details/TSFP-CMAM-Data-Base-Officer_JR32438 

    World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

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