- Salary Offer NTA pay scale
- Experience At least two years of work experience in a simila
- Number of Vacancies 2
- Contract Type Not specified
- Required Languages Pashto, Dari, English
- Reference Jhp-UHI-137
- Gender Male/Female
- Nationality Afghan
- Extension Possibility Yes
- Probation Period Unspecified
- Close Date June 20, 2021
- Education Pediatrician
Urban Health Initiative
The USAID funded Urban Health Initiative (UHI) Program’s goal is to improve health outcomes of people living in urban areas, particularly focusing on the health of women and children and other vulnerable populations. Interventions aim to increase demand, access and quality of health services. Lead by Jhpiego and implemented by a dynamic consortium of organizations, UHI is implemented in five cities in Afghanistan – Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar.
Pediatrician will be based in UHI priority HFs of Kabul city and will work to manage all newborn and
pediatric cases in the HFs
Position Reports To: Associate Cluster Manager
Diagnosing and treating illnesses, medical conditions, and injuries.
Ordering, performing, and interpreting diagnostic tests.
Collecting, recording, and maintaining patients’ information and histories.
Prescribing and administering treatments, therapies, medications, vaccinations, and other
specialized medical care.
Explaining procedures and discussing test results or prescribed treatments with patients and family
Monitoring patients’ conditions and progress.
Directing, coordinating, consulting with, and referring patients to nurses, students, assistants,
specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
Advising patients, parents, and guardians on diets, activities, hygiene, and disease prevention.
Conducting research and remaining up to date on current trends, discoveries, and developments in
Specialization in Pediatric
At least two years of work experience in a similar position
• Ability to work successfully in teams, across a diverse team in a complex environment with
multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
• Strong skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including strong writing, analytical and
communication skills in Dari, Pashtu and English (preferable)
Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave and more.
Send resumes to Recruitment-AF@jhpiego.org . For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org
Note: Please mention the job title and vacancy number of the position on your email subject line otherwise your application will not be considered . The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer!