Clinical Assistant at Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN PROJECT)

EYN Projects respects and believes in the infinite worth of every individual. We demonstrate this belief through our development and humanitarian services to affected communities, equal employment opportunities, building and strengthening staff’s skills, and ensuring qualitative and effective service delivery. EYN Projects does not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, or religion in our recruitment exercise nor in our humanitarian and development work.
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Borno
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare  , NGO/Non-Profit
ABOUT THE JOB: Under the supervision of the project coordinator, the Clinical Assistant will be responsible for providing support for health care activities, monitoring activities, report making, as well as close collaboration with health facility staff and managers. The job holder will undertake routine clinical and community awareness- raising activities. S/he will also provide technical assistance to community based clinical and engagement activities to optimize quality and maximize the project’s reach to particularly vulnerable women and girls in the implementing communities. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: The  Clinical assistant will be responsible for the following, including those not listed but are extensions of those expressly stated:
  • Provide basic psychological first aid and support adolescents to access the social services needed.
  • Obtains patient histories, and insurance approvals as appropriate; prepares and updates medical charts and associated records and enters patient data into files and automated databases.
  • Receives, screens, interviews, and registers patients or clinical research subjects; takes and records vital signs, as appropriate to clinic operations; may assist with routine medical procedures, as appropriate to training and/or certificate.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment to promote patient health.
  • Disseminate best practices at the community level to community elders, Traditional Birth Attendants, and women groups.
  • Manage Reproductive Health activities both at the community and Health Facilities.
  • Build technical capacity of the service providers, Traditional Birth Assistants, and communities
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team.
  • Fluent in Hausa and other local languages
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel
  • Public Health, or any related field from a certified tertiary institution.
  • At least 2 years experience in health related /developmental work
  • Must possess the practicing license or qualifying certificat

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.