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Vaccinator For High School Graduates Job at IOM

Vaccinator For High School Graduates Job at IOM

Job Location: Kandahar
January 9, 2024

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Job Description

2 Year
High School Diploma
Full Time

Opportunity Details

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1.    Provide individual and group health education and awareness raising sessions on predetermined health promotion topics including, but not limited to prevention of malaria, vaccine-preventable diseases, malnutrition, maternal child health and WASH (Safe drinking water, hygiene, sanitation for those attending health facilities.
2.    Ensure delivery of routine immunization activities based on MoPH/WHO immunization policy strategy.
3.    Develop immunization microplan for outreach and mobile team in consultation with project health assistant/Provincial EPI manager (PEMT) on monthly/quarterly basis.
4.    To maintain an update list of the EPI and MCH dropouts to follow them in outreach and mobile sessions.
5.    To provide COVID-19 vaccines to migrants, IDPs and host community population in target provinces as available.
6.    Ensure safety of vaccines (observing VVMs), prevent vaccine wastage, regular record vaccine storage temperature, and strictly maintain cold chain system at all times.
7.    To respond immediately to any cold chain irregularity using local resources including transferring Vaccines to other closest health facility with cold chain system and report  to project Health Assistant.
8.    Timely prepare vaccines need request to PEMT, strictly maintain Infection Prevention protocols and attend the national EPI events as appropriate.
9.    Actively seek out communities in need of C-19 vaccines and other activities, including regular disease outbreak monitoring, collect statistical information, take part in the health awareness campaign, etc.
10.  To mobilize the community to immunize their children and women of reproductive age.
11.  Contribute to the consistent and accurate collection of data into the KOBO system—vaccinations and mobile clinic activities.
12.  Assist medical doctor in   identification, reviewing of the medical history, and reviewing of examination results during mobile clinic outreach and static border facility consultations.
13.  Participate in the preparation of the monthly and daily schedule of the mobile clinic in collaboration with local government stakeholders and the health cluster and partners.
14.  Maintain a daily checklist of all medical and delivery equipment and medicines to ensure that all medical kits are prepared and fully stocked, with all medical supplies organized, listed, and within the expiration period.
15.  Assist in the overall management of medicine stocks— record-keeping, standard reporting, and prepare medicine requisitions.
16.  Perform any other tasks as assigned.

Project reporting:

Key competencies
VALUES – All IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:
Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
Integrity and transparency: Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.
CORE COMPETENCIES – Behavioural indicators – Level 2 – G6 And Above
Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES – Behavioral indicators – N/A
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the Organization’s vision. Assists others to realize and develop their leadership and professional potential.
Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.
Team management
Further information
Required Qualifications and Experience
Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery, Laboratory or Pharmacy from an accredited academic institution with One year of working experience,
High School Diploma /Certificate in above field with three years of relevant experience.
experience in relevant vaccination and outreach health promotive and preventive activities
Having received the three months initial MOPH/ NEPI immunization training or at least the vaccinating refresher training is an advantage.
Previous experience in international organization is an advantage.
Knowledge and experience with working in the field and medical emergency department and Trauma management will be considered an advantage.
Effectively applies knowledge on clinical skills, bedside manner, infection control, administering medication, surveillance data collection, Health Education etc.
Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.
Working in emergency and development project
·        Ability to work effectively in high-pressure, rapidly changing environments.
·        Strong communication and facilitation skills
·        Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with implementing partners.
·        Accuracy
Fluency in Pashtu
Working knowledge of Dari and English is required.
Speaking additional local languages are advantageous.
Note: Applications from qualified female candidates are encourage.
Interested candidates are required to apply through the below online Form. Also, please take note that IOM does not accept applications in hard copies.
Before filling up the online Form, the candidate must carefully read the advertisement. Please proceed to fill the online form only if you meet the minimum requirements stipulated in the advertisement.
Applicants are advised to fill in all mandatory fields otherwise they will not be able to submit the application and should fill their correct and active e-mail address in the online application as any correspondence will be made by IOM through e-mail only.
Applicants are advised to submit only one application for a particular post. The indicated requirements, qualifications and experience are the minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for written assessment or oral interview.


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