Médicos Sin Fronteras en México A.C.

SEEKS

Health Promoter

 to work in the INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS

  To join our team in International Projects

(Minimum availability of 6 months)

 

*** Please upload your CV and motivation letter in English ***

THIS JOB PROFILE IS IN ENGLISH SINCE THIS IS THE REQUIRED LANGUAGE FOR THE JOB

 

OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION

Implement Health Promotion/IEC (Information, Education, Communication)activities with patients and local population to raise their knowledge and skills on relevant medical topics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inform patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.
  • According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics
  • Implement activities of health education and awareness (sessions in schools, churches, community), under the indications and supervision of the HP Supervisor.
  • Under the guide of HP Supervisor, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her.
  • Collect all type of information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular to identify the most vulnerable populations to target.
  • Report to HP Supervisor: activities, problems met, strengths and constraints.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, including other NGO’s, governmental health services that can provide answers to social problems.
  •  Keep education and communication areas clean and tidy and professional materials available.
  • Participate in creation of any material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.

PROFILE

Education and formation

• Education level in social science, social communication, nurse or teaching

Experience

  • Preferable previous experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization (2 years)
  • Desirable working experience in developing countries.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English B1-B2 level
  • Knowledge of French will be an asset

Knowledge

  •       Essential computer skills (word, excel and internet)

Competencies

  • Results
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress Management

POSITION CONDITIONS

Work Venue:   Where the needs of the project require it

Benefits:         Monthly remuneration: in the first 12 months, the bonus approximate gross monthly is USD $1,500. From the second year remuneration increases based on experience (previous and acquired) and the level of responsibility in the field. Private insurance coverage that includes medical coverage and hospital, temporary disability and life insurance. The organization also has an arranged medical evacuation if necessary. The expenses of stay in the land are covered: housing, basic services, cleaning and washing. Other expenses such as transportation, visas, transfer to the country of destination and Displacements in the field will also be covered by MSF. Per diem or monthly per diem: mainly to cover meals and small personal expenses.

Start:               Depending on the needs of the project

Duration:        Minimum 6 months

Working day: Full time

 

HOW TO APPLY

***Please upload your CV and motivation letter in English***

 

The vacancy remains open all year round due to the needs within the Humanitarian Missions

To learn more about life within Humanitarian Missions, we invite you to enter the following link:

https://www.msf.mx/proyectos-internacionales



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