Health Officer


Organization Name: Interactive Research and Development (IRD Global)
Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Apply email: Not Specified
Start Date: 25 Jan 2021, 04:30 am
Closing Date: 15 Feb 2021, 12:00 am

Job description

Position Code: HRD-PC/TD-246

Job Grade Title: Senior Assistant

Department / Program: IRD Model for COVID Response

Reporting To: Field Supervisor

Employment Type: Full-time Contractual (close-ended)

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Job Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible for conducting monitoring and keeping checks with regards to COVID-19 response activities through standard protocols. This position is field-based and requires the candidate to visit and keep checks in different health facilities and effective coordination with team.

Transport/bike and smart phone is a must as this position requires frequent travelling and data sharing.


• To develop and maintain strong relationships with both clinics and patients at the site to which they have been assigned.
• Provide requisite training, health education, monitor and evaluate, distribute IEC Material.
• Carry out field visits to collect data, on predesigned monitoring instruments, through observation and taking photographs/evidence.
• Make phone follow up calls to families being screened and guided for oxygen therapy.
• Based on the monitoring plan, prepare a weekly field plan for monitoring of activities and ensure that deadlines and targets are achieved and all the relevant information is collected.
• Verify equipment and supplies being distributed under the project and keep checks.
• Compile and hand over completed monitoring instruments/forms to the Supervisor of the assignment along with additional notes and photographs.
• Update team of the assignment on the progress of monitoring events through weekly reports and contribute in development of monthly monitoring reports.
• Ensure all patients confirmed with COVID are traced back to the clinic and initiated on treatment.
• Follow up on contacts from the index client with confirmed COVID-19.
• Assisting the clinical facilities as and when required to do so.
• Each Team member will be assigned certain number of Clinics in her/his community.
• Each staff will list all clinics visit on Weekly basis along with filed observation.
• Collect data from clinics/GPs and ensure tasks are completed before deadline and Ensure equipment is being utilized efficiently and effectively.
• Ensure the documentation are correctly recorded by the clinic staff.
• Facilitate the Doctors/Clinic staff and follow up when required, Receive and compile weekly and monthly reports from the site and Perform related duties as required.
• Any task assigned by the supervisor.


Required Qualification

• Intermediate and/or bachelors degree

Required Experience

• At least 1 year of experience in Public health project at the field level

Required Skills

• Ability to work within a community environment
• Presentable and ready to be sent to the field
• Ability to travel
• Fluency in Urdu/English/Sindhi
• Ability to use android smart phone applications
• Openness to improve
• Good communication & interpersonal skills.

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