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**Job Description**
• *Main Responsibilities**
• *Objective 1: Provide Treatment services for acute malnourish Under 5 children and PLW.**

\- Perform screening & promotion to all U5 children who are visiting HFs/MNTs services.
\- Classification of all U5 children in categories of well-nourished and Acute Malnutrition (SAM & MAM).
\- Enrolment of all acute malnourished children to OPD SAM/MAM programs.
\- Provide nutritional treatment to enrolled malnourished children according to IMAM treatment protocols.
\- Perform history taking and physical & medical examination including childhood illness of beneficiaries during admission time as well during follow-up visits.
\- Perform appetite tests for each admitted patient during admission time and decide on the provision of treatment services or refer to higher treatment services.
\- Perform anthropometric measurements during follow-up visits.
\- Ensure nutritional follow-up of the beneficiaries.
\- Prescribe routine medication to admitted... patients during admission time according to the approved treatment protocol.
\- Identify those beneficiaries who do not respond to the treatment and manage their follow-up.

\- Refer severely acutely malnourished beneficiaries with medical complications to higher health centers (IPD – SAM or Podiatric ward) for advanced treatment.
\- Ensure medical examination at discharge time and validate the discharge upon the status of the beneficiaries.
\- Check if all the procedures are completed before discharge (anthropometric measurements, medical and nutritional treatment, systematic treatment, and health and nutrition education to caretakers).
\- Check that the criteria of discharge are met and act according to the approved treatment guidelines.
\- Record all the necessary information on the existing reporting tools (registration book and card for each beneficiary etc...)
\- Provide health and nutrition education to the caregivers on breastfeeding, complementary feeding, hygiene, care of pregnant and lactating women, and prevention of illness.
• *Objective 2: Prepare all the material /Reporting tools and documentation.**

\- Before leaving the office ensure all the material is ready and active (relevant equipment, registers, nutritional supplies, medicines…).
\- Keep all items in the field very well and after the field visit, clean and prepare the use in the coming day.
\- Update all reporting tools daily.
\- Keep and maintain a good filing system for all documents.
\- Prepared the reports (Daily, Weekly, and monthly) according to the standard reporting tools.
\- Assist line supervisor in performing other duties assigned by the organization.
• *Objective 3: Support the counselor on Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) counseling:**

\- Promote breastfeeding skills by spreading relevant 1000 days of life messages to mothers and caretakers.
\- Provide Key IYCF messages to the mothers and caretakers during the performing of GMP to under 2 years of children.
\- Organize group sessions on basic/key messages on 1000 days of life to caretakers who are visiting HFs.
\- Refer patients to proper services based on needs (having complications).
\- Support the conduction of nutrition and health education sessions for clients.
\- Record all the necessary information on the existing reporting tools.
• *Qualifications**
• *Qualification and Requirements:**
• *Education:** Graduate medical nurse from a recognized institute.
• *Years of Experience:** At least 3 years experiences in the field of health and nutrition
• *Skills:**

\- Previous experiences working in health nutrition activities (OPD, TFU, pediatric unit….)
\- Good organization, planning, and reporting skills are necessary.
\- Ability to manage the working environment according to local culture.
\- High flexibility in deployment, possible with Mahram
\- Knowledge of the intervention area is a plus.
\- Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
\- Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment, displaying patience, compassion, and diplomacy.
\- Ability to be innovative, flexible, adaptive, and willing to work out of hours, sometimes throughout the night.
\- Ability to live in challenging conditions and ability to work under difficult, high-pressure situations.
\- Ability to lead, train, supervise, and facilitate other nursing staff and community health workers in their respective tasks.
• *Technical Competency:**

\- Communication and reporting skills
\- Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English
\- Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet) are an advantage.
\- Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background
Kabul Afghanistan


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