Position details

Vacancy id VAC-7724
Job title VAC-7724 Vaccinator
Location xUruzgan
Apply by 13-Aug-2022
Start date 15-Aug-2022
Duration 4 months
Number of vacancies 17
Qualification Diploma in Health (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 2 year/s of demonstrable relevant Healthcare experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 2 year/s of experience in afghanistan (essential).
Languages Fluent in Pashto (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

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Overview of position

Need Statement: The polio program has been moving towards implementing integrated services in polio high-risk areas of Uruzgan province. This initiative is rolled out to support the underserved population who have been cut off from essential basic health services. In addition to that recent Health Cluster estimates suggest that more than 7 million people have no or limited access to essential health services due to insufficient coverage by the public health services and direct interruptions due to conflict and insecurity  or hard to reach areas, in Uruzgan out of 825 Villages, 197 Villages on white areas where the people have no or limited access to essential health services which represent 24% of the number of villages in Uruzgan, therefore UNICEF decided to cover and reach those vulnerable populations through Thirteen mobile health teams modality in the form of mobile health teams and mobile clinics to reach as many people as possible with health services

Rational: Mobile health care delivery is an innovative model of health services delivery that provides a wide variety of services to vulnerable populations in areas with no access to health facilities. The clinics services including medical services, antenatal care, post-natal care, family planning services and vaccinations, nutrition, distribute the essential medicine to the patient according to doctors’ prescription and polio promotion items. These mobile clinics are resourced by health workers who are not on BPHS pay and not paid by government. They receive incentive for days of deployment into communities. These services are not provided by BPHS because falls outside scope or jurisdiction of health facilities and UNICEF staff cannot perform this service delivery.

Role objectives

  1. Monitoring women’s health during their pregnancies.

  2. Helping to develop and support a woman’s birth plan.

  3. Undertaking clinical examinations and screenings as part of antenatal care.

  4. Carrying out screening tests and taking blood samples and temperatures.

  5. Identifying high risk pregnancies.

  6. Administering drugs on exemption.

  7. Running parenting classes as part of antenatal care.

  8. Assisting with care and monitoring during labour and birth.

  9. Providing advice and support to parents of newborns, for example teaching new and expectant mothers how to feed their babies.

  10. Performing emergency procedures and referring women to other medical staff where necessary.

  11. Writing reports and documenting assessments and care

  12. Ensure health basic information and IEC materials are utilized during awareness sessions.

Project reporting

·       UNICEF staff and Polio extenders will do regular monitoring of the intervention. 

Key competencies


Team management


Further information

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