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Job Description : Career Employments at eHealth Africa October 2018

 

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

LABORATORY SCIENTIST

Department: eHA Clinic
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Laboratory Scientist will be expected to provide first-class services by applying skills and scientific knowledge to support accurate medical diagnoses and the well being of our patients.
In this role, you will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to assist in diagnosing, monitoring, treating and preventing disease.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Laboratory Scientist  will work in the EHA clinic predominantly as stated below:

You’ll collect and analyze body fluids, tissue and other substances to determine normal or abnormal findings.
You’ll operate sophisticated equipment and instruments to identify the results. Both technicians and technologists perform tests and procedures that physicians or other healthcare personnel order.
Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced troubleshooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
Identifies and communicates abnormal results by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse.
(Toxicology) identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels.
(Chemistry) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.
(Hematology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.
(Immunology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunoassay, and serological testing.
(Microbiology) provides physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria.
(Blood bank) ensures the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures.
(Blood bank) assures future retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database.
Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
Using a Lab Information Management System for specimen tracking, results en tray and reporting.
Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Maintains patient’s confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
Serves and protects the Diagnostic firm by adhering to professional standards, laboratories policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and other pre-specified standards.
Enhances laboratory services and laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Other duties as assigned from time to time

Patient & Family Education/Support:
Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
Document patient and family education.
Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to EHA Clinic Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

WHO YOU ARE
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

A minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Laboratory Science from an accredited university.
Minimum 3 years working experience in a Medical Laboratory, Clinic or hospital.
Relevant Certifications will be an added advantage.
Candidate must possess a Certificate of the Associate of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLSCN)
Candidate must possess current practicing license.
Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical softwares.
Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns
Good Documentation and analyzing skills
Good knowledge of Health Regulations, Creating and maintain a Safe & Effective Environment,
Attention to details (Thoroughness)

Customer Service Requirements:
Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making decision.
Must be physically and mentally stable to  handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
Must be able to review, analyze and respond to different situation they encounter daily.
Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.

Work Environment:
The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

PHARMACIST
DEPARTMENT: 
eHA Clinic

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Pharmacist will assist with the dispensing of medications, check prescriptions, and provide advice to patients on the medicines that have been prescribed for the patients.
S/he will ensure adequate supply of pharmacies through smart inventory management, review of actual usage, and review of re-order levels. The Pharmacist will develop and implement strategic initiatives and services in the pharmacy sector.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Pharmacist will work in the EHA clinic predominantly as stated below:

As a pharmacist you will be responsible for preparing and dispensing medications to patients. You will achieve this either by executing a physician’s order or by addressing the patient’s problems and needs.
The job entails a high level of responsibility and knowledge. A pharmacist does not merely hand out prescribed medicine; he/she has the expertise and willingness to assist people and provide them with information and solutions.
The pharmacist must be fully qualified to interpret symptoms so that the patient can either be given immediate treatment for a trifling condition or to be referred to the suitable doctor. Pharmacists must also be able to provide professional advice on cosmetics or parapharmaceuticals.
The goal is to ensure effective medication use and become the people’s trusted ally against health issues. That way you can deliver maximum value to both the pharmacy and society.
Reviewing and executing physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality
Organizing the pharmacy in an efficient manner to make the identification of products easier and faster
Maintaining full control over delivering, stocking and labeling medicine and other products
Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Be caring, compassionate and professional at all times;
Manage clinical risk.
Other duties as assigned from time to time

WHO YOU ARE
A minimum of three years progressive experience in Pharmacy within the private and public sector. Experience working with public health and health systems is an advantage.
Candidates should have B.Sc Pharm and must be a registered member of Pharmacists council of Nigeria (PCN) with at least 3 years post NYSC experience.
Candidates should have experience in managing hospital pharmacy.
Encouraging to medical team and patients; able to mentor and lead.
Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers
Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical softwares.
Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns image

DRIVER

Department: Operations
Employment Type: Full-Time

SUMMARY

The Driver will work under the direct supervision of the Associate Fleet and would be responsible for operating eHealth Africa’s motor vehicles.
S/he is responsible for safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations running official errands and assisting with other office work

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:
Transports employees and other individuals as directed, in a safe and responsible manner; this includes, shuttle transportation for campaigns, projects, airport and distributions runs. Greets employees and individuals warmly.
Ensures vehicle is in proper and safe condition prior to use. Reports any damages or mechanical malfunctions and provides recommendations for repairs.
Observes traffic rules and regulations and maximum speed limits prescribed.
Keeps assigned vehicles clean, free from damage, and in acceptable condition consistently.
Reports for work on time and at specified location. Wears the appropriate outfits and footwear (closed toe shoes).
Maintains schedules of pick-up and drop-off assignments.
Maintains a professional and friendly approach to management, supervisors and colleagues.
Ensure compliance with company regulations and established internal policies and guidelines
Reports all safety, security and driving incidents to supervisor immediately where possible.
Ensures that all relevant notification procedures are followed in the event of absence from work.
Ensures routine check-up of vehicles and complies with relevant laws and company policies regarding the use of mobile phones, smoking in company vehicles and/or the use of prohibited equipment whilst on duty.
Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
May frequently travel between company worksites.
Presents a professional demeanor at all times and approaches others in a tactful manner.
Reacts well under pressure and treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.
Consistently at work and on time and participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
Note: Overtime and weekend work is highly possible and may be expected in order to perform the essential functions of the position. Hours fluctuate throughout the year with the busiest times during the summer months and seven-day workweeks highly possible. Requires ability to travel to job sites. Availability, willingness and flexibility to travel outside assigned site area for periods lasting as long as 3-4 days at a time. Such out-of-town travel may be necessary as often as every six weeks or eight times per year. Travel accommodations and per diem will be provided for out-of town assignments

QUALIFICATION
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
Minimum of Secondary school education and must have excellent driving record and experience.
Should be in possession of a valid driver’s license, demonstrable route planning.
Considerable knowledge of Nigerian roads and local laws.
Two years of job-related experience, preferably NGO.
Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and in a team.
Able to communicate by various modes such as verbally in-person, Mobile phone, pager, and direct connect/radio.
Excellent customer service skills, must be flexible and self-motivated.
Ability to be adapt to changes, results-oriented, and positive minded in a changing work environment.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and eye for details.
Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders.
Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment

Certifications and Licenses:
Valid Driver’s License
First Aid and Health & Safety qualifications desirable

Computer Skills:
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Language Ability:
English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in local Hausa is an advantage.
Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and/or reach with hands and arms.

WHY WORK FOR US?
Life at eHealth Africa means not only working towards saving thousands of lives, but also collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for innovative technology. We offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. Our team members’ health and well-being is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work

DEPUTY MANAGER, WAREHOUSE
LOCATION: 
Rann, Borno

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Deputy Warehouse  Manager, works under the supervision of the Warehouse Manager to effectively oversee inventory and coordinate handling and storage procedures.
The deputy warehouse manager will ensure that all commodities at the warehouse are handled and stored in a safe, timely and coordinated manner.
S/He will assist in managing the inventory system and keep a— of the costs that are involved in the management of commodities at the warehouse. Generally support the operations at eHA’s storage facilities as requested.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
To perform this role successfully, the Deputy Warehouse Manager will perform the following responsibilities which may include but are not limited to:

Assist in the coordination and tracking of store movement and goods supplies. Keep accurate waybill records.
Work closely with the manager in the management of stock using the internal warehouse and stock management procedures.
Perform a variety of tasks related to the Asset Management function. Log all new assets in the asset register and ensure the appropriate coding and labeling of assets. Update asset register regularly with changes and new acquisitions.
Perform various warehousing tasks and operations using dedicated software applications and databases.
Provide weekly warehouse report, asset database and inventory tracking report to the warehouse manager.
Meet warehouse operational standards by contributing warehouse information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying warehouse system improvements.
Meet warehouse financial standards by monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.
Move inventory by scheduling materials to be moved to and from the warehouse; coordinating inventory transfers with related departments.
Deliver supplies and equipment to departments by receiving and transferring items.
Accomplish warehouse and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Participate in and promote a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
Observe safety and security procedures.
Must always adhere to policies and procedures.
Will adhere to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
Work with partner organizations in meeting their item storage and withdrawal needs.

WHO YOU ARE
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Warehousing, Logistics, Procurement or any other related field.
Minimum 2 years of progressively related experience, with at least 1 years supporting fair and open procurements including conducting cost/price analyses, preferred vendor negotiations, and working within US government regulations.
Experience working with US government-funded acquisition and assistance instruments preferred.
1 year experience with an NGO at a supervisory level.
Must have an understanding regarding health and safety for self, others.

CORE COMPETENCE

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for you to successfully perform this job:

Exhibit professionalism in the workplace at all times.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Taking ownership of our work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through.
Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time, being cost conscious, thinking of better ways to do things.
Being helpful, respectful, and approachable and team oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Strong leadership skills, discipline and outstanding organizational skills.
Exhibit a great amount of flexibility in delivering your duties.
Ability to work in distant locations under minimal supervision.
Exhibit a high sense security consciousness and alertness at all times and working effectively with security forces to ensure the safety of lives and properties.

WHY WORK FOR US?
Life at eHealth Africa means not only working towards saving thousands of lives but also collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for innovative technology. We offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. Our team members’ health and well-being is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and/or reach with hands and arms.

MEDICAL DOCTOR

Department: eHA Clinic
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The clinic Medical Doctor will treat common acute and chronic medical conditions, provide basic pediatric services, vaccination, and basic trauma care. We are currently recruiting a highly trained and motivated General Physician (GP) to provide clinical services to our clientele.
What you’ll do
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

He/She will treat patients in an outpatient clinic setting to ensure proper disease diagnosis, injury care, treatment and recovery, request necessary tests and follow-up visits and refer patients to spe…ts as necessary.
The GP  will document care delivered and follow up care required using an Electronic Medical Record software.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
Some situations will require the GP to coordinate with local and national hospitals to determine local capabilities, coordinate referrals, monitor and arrange final disposition.
The GP will have a leadership role in the clinic.
He/She will work closely with the Finance Manager, eHA leadership and Kano clinic Medical Advisor to provide excellent clinical care in a financially sustainable manner.
He/She will work closely with health insurance companies and pharmacy benefits managers for care coordination and insurance reimbursement.
He/She will manage and supervise a team of 3-4 nurses to deliver clinical care at patients’ homes.
He/She will consult with consultant physicians nationally and internationally using telemedicine.
He/She will strictly adhere to treatment guidelines and clinic protocols developed by the Medical Advisor in line with current Best Practices and clinical evidence.
He/She will respect patient privacy and confidentiality and treat patients with compassion and professionalism.
Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

WHO YOU ARE
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job:

Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical College with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 24 months in a 20+ bed hospital in the last 3 years.
Hold and maintain a current medical license to practice in Nigeria.
Ability to pass a written knowledge test and interview.
Certifications such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics, Advanced Trauma Life Support highly desired.
Diagnose and treat common acute conditions such as malaria, typhoid, pneumonia, infectious diarrhea, sexually transmitted infections, intestinal parasitosis etc.
Diagnose and treat chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, peptic ulcers, musculoskeletal pain etc.
Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to higher level of care.
Proficient in using a computer for patient care, documentation and communication.
Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions.
Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

Work Environment:
The EHA Clinic work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The EHA Clinic operation policy does not deprive employees from their fundamental human right.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, sits; walk; stand; bend; The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop or knee sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

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