5 Fresher Emergency Medical Technician NGO Job Opportunities – FHI 360

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician (5 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: MCHN EVD Response Team Lead

 

About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

 

About USAID Project:

FHI 360, a prime implementing partner for USAID funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity will, with funding from USAID, support KCCA’s (Kampala Capital City Authority) EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Response Plan. Activities will focus on strengthening capacity for EVD infection prevention and control (IPC) and case identification and quick referral by small private healthcare providers within the city. FHI 360 is seeking for individuals to serve in the following positions for a short period of time – ranging from 60 to 120 working days, to support the USAID MCHN team to implement these activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responding to emergency calls and coordinating with the emergency response teams.
  • Assessing patients, providing emergency treatment, making working diagnoses and referral to appropriate health facility.
  • Monitoring and administering medication, pain relief and intravenous infusions accordingly in line with one’s scope of practice.
  • Dressing wounds/injuries.
  • Transporting patients to hospital and continuing to provide treatment while in transit.
  • Providing hospital staff with patient information including condition and treatment.
  • Helping provide patient care at the health facilities.
  • Communicating effectively with patients and their relatives/friends.
  • Teaching and training members of the public to use first aid techniques correctly.
  • Compile periodic reports.
  • Adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Paramedical related courses from a reputable organization
  • Additional training in Basic or Advanced life support procedures will be an added advantage
  • Should be registered with relevant professional council and in possession of a valid practicing license
  • At least one year of experience in clinical practice, specifically in surgical/emergency/Medical departments OR in a busy health facility.
  • Knowledge of Ambulance Service operations will be an added advantage.
  • High level of integrity
  • Should have strong communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Understands basic medical-legal principle
  • A caring and outgoing personality
  • The ability to make swift decisions and stay calm
  • A good level of physical fitness

 

How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should Submit their applications ( CV and Cover letter) by email to Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line

 

Deadline: 25th November 2022

 

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Date Posted 2022-11-22
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda