Field Community Counsellor

  • Full Time
  • Hetauda
  • Applications have closed

Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital (SRCH) is a non-profit sharing institution established to provide quality health services in rural Nepal. SRCH is seeking applications from dedicated. Result oriented, self-driven candidates to fulfil the post of a Field Community Counsellor (Required no. 1).

Field Community Counsellor will support Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan in the fight the against the COVID-19 pandemic. The counsellor is responsible to attend phone calls and reach out to patients and their family members on home quarantine providing health education, guidance, and support amid the COVID pandemic.

Requirement:

  • Experience conducting telephone-based interviews data collection, and data entry.
  • Experience with health education, health protection. or other public health services
  • Fluency in the primary language (s) of the geographical area assigned to support. Excellent command of English and report writing skill.
  • Self-motivated and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent knowledge of COVID-19.

Minimum qualification:

  • Minimum educational qualification of MBBS, BSc Nursing. BPH, BSW’s or allied health sciences. Background of work experience in COVID-I9 will be given additional weightage.

Scope of work:

  • Attend phone calls and make a follow up call to patients and their family members on home quarantine. The toll-free number will be operational from 9 am-5 pm in day from Sunday to Friday.
  • Liaise with a range of partner agencies to ensure provision of effective, efficient and timely response and support to patient and their family’s concern.
  •  Provide non-clinical advice following standard protocols. procedures and guidance, including details about the isolation period and what contacts should do if they have or develop sy mptoms of COVID-19.
  • Document conversation with cases and contacts clearly and concisely. ensuring the timely and accurate recording of information.
  • Escalate and refer any challenging or complex cases of COVID-I9 and queries or complaints to community health workers.
  • Produce and contribute to the production of accurate reports as required.
  • Contribute to development of operating protocols, guidance and standard operating procedures.

Job location: Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital located in Hetauda-6,
Salary and duration of employment: NPR 50000 per month for 6 months with possibility of extension.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV and a cover letter explaining how they meet the criteria by emailing us mentioning the position at siddhasthalihospital@gmail.com within 7 days from the date of this first publication. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview/presentation.

Contact Details: Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital
Hospital Sadak, Hetauda-6, Makwanpur, PO Box 5249
Phone: 9843182728
Email: siddhasthalihospital@gmail.com

Source: Nagarik News, 17 May, 2021

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