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**Job Description**

\- Ensures the effective implementation of the Infection Prevention Control (IPC guidelines through its advocacy and strict adherence, including the appropriate use of PPE as and when required.
\- Works independently and seeks support/advice when challenged. Proactive at ensuring all duties on shift are completed by the team and ongoing activities are relayed to the incoming shifts at targeted clinics.
\- When required, undertakes hands-on skills transfer, disinfection and other tasks of the waste managers, sprayers, chlorinator, and training of health care workers etc.
\- Coordinates IPC senior officer and manager to organize and maintain adequate stock of IPC materials to be used at target health facilities on a daily basis, routine monitoring and reporting on the consumption of IPC materials at the Hospital to the IPC Manager.
\- Work closely with the IPC senior officer to identify and develop refresher trainings for clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure... continued awareness of the IPC guidelines adopted by the health facilities and IRC/MOPH.
\- Follows and supervises the daily activities of the IPC with clear guidance and orientation, guiding the both clinical and non-clinical teams on procedures and protocols for safe handling of patients, visitors and waste.
\- Support the health facilities ensure that triage, screening and isolation procedure at the health facilities are followed
\- Work with EH engineers to ensure that the environmental controls to support IPC meet the required IPC standards.
\- Work with health facilities senior management to set up and mentor the IPC committees and IPC focal persons for each of the health facilities IRC will be supporting.
\- Conduct regular monitoring of IPC progress for each of the health facility and take quick action in case the protocols are not followed.
• *Qualifications**

\- Completed 14 grade education from recognized institute
\- 2+ years of relevant work experience working in a health care facility as clinician, midwife, nurse etc
\- Experience in emergency response, including rapid assessments and needs analysis
\- Experience in hygiene promotion in humanitarian contexts
\- Ability to work in fast-paced and extreme conditions
\- Profound cross-cultural awareness and sound knowledge of IPC
\- Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
\- Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
\- Ability to relate to and motivate staff effectively
\- Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
Herat Afghanistan


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