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Graduate Community Health Extension Workers At The International Medical Corps (IMC)

Date Posted: 04/Dec/2017
Deadline: 11/Dec/2017

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.

Community Health Extension Worker - 12 positions

Location: Maiduguri, Borno, Dambao

Job Summary

  • To provide PHC integrated support services at health facility and community level for disease prevention activities, Health Education, Routine and Polio Immunization, maternal and reproductive health including services monitoring and supervision of Health volunteers in IDP clinics and host community in Maiduguri.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support delivery of integrated primary health care services at health facility and community level
  • Support treatment of cases using standing orders, keeping track of Malaria, Malnutrition and diarrheal cases
  • Support ANC services and deliveries, keep track of deliveries and referral of maternal complications
  • Support PHC maternal and Neonatal activities
  • Supervise volunteer health workers at community level
  • Conduct bi -weekly review meeting with volunteer health workers
  • Participate in the monthly IMC data review meeting
  • Compile weekly situation report for IMC community intervention and facility support services
  • Conduct on the job training for Health volunteers(HVs)

Expected Outputs
Work with minimum initial standards of National and state primary health care agency in Borno state, deliver the core target responsibility of IMC in the delivery of primary health care services in the state:

  • Attend to cases using standing orders, analyze data of disease condition collected and compile reports,
  • Attend to women for ANC, Deliveries and PNC services,
  • Monitor and supervise Health Volunteers (HVs)working in the community
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: To be Supervised by Health Manager at Maiduguri Office.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Community Health, National Certificate for Community Health Extension worker, National Certificate for Community Midwifery, National Basic Midwifery Certificate.
  • 1 to 2 years’ post NYSC or exemption working experience in PHC Clinic
  • Valid practicing licensee from National community Health Practitioner Registration Board of Nigeria or Nurses and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team
  • Should have good understanding of diverse culture, terrain and practices of Borno state
  • Should be able to speak local language of Borno state as added advantage
  • Should have good skill in computer and e- reports

Method of Application

Applicants should send their Applications and CV's addressed to the "Human Resource Manager", International Medical Corps via: [email protected]


  • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email
  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Method of Application

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