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Job Title

Community Health Extension Workers 

Department


Reports to

Research


Assistant Manager, Nursing 

Based in

Kano


Who we are

 EHA Clinics is a world-class comprehensive health care service provider located in Nigeria. We aim to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting: the clinic, the home, or through innovative online and mobile solutions. All of our clinics are equipped with the latest healthcare technologies, and the most dedicated team of healthcare professionals, providing a unique range of patient-centric services.




Mission Statement

We are on a mission to deliver quality health care that is accessible, effective, and affordable. By leveraging technology and an exceptional team, we provide a superior experience, improved outcomes, and reduced pricing for our individual, family, and business members.

Core Values

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE:  We deliver ever-increasing value and convenience to our customers and ensure they are treated with the utmost respect and service regardless of income or social status.

QUALITY: We strive to improve our customers' health, families, and community. We will continuously improve our quality to provide health care services according to the best available science.

SAFETY: We ensure our staff are trained to perform their duties safely and reduce the spread of infections. Our facilities and processes are designed to ensure maximum safety for our customers.

STAFF ENGAGEMENT: We invest in the well-being, training, and development of our staff.

FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP: We work to reduce waste and maximize value to our customers, investors, and partners.


Our services:

  • Medical Services
  • Research and Informatics
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory & Diagnostics
  • Community Health (REACH Program)
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine



Duties And Responsibilities


PURPOSE

  • Act as healthcare educators, providing vital education about the healthcare options that are available. Ensure cultural competence among healthcare providers serving vulnerable populations.
  • Inform EHA and educate other stakeholders about community health needs. Build community capacity to address health issues.
  • Meet with clients, individuals, and community organizations to create health programs designed for individual use and for groups. Help patients navigate healthcare and social service systems.
  • Manage care and care transitions for vulnerable populations. Reduce social isolation among patients. Advocate for access to health benefits and resources for less privileged patients or vulnerable populations within their communities.



ENGAGEMENT

  • Participate in outreach relative to community awareness of general health, new diets/exercise programs and health risks to targeted groups of people within the community.
  • Provide culturally appropriate health education on topics related to chronic disease prevention, physical activity, and nutrition.



DELIVERY

  • Ensure all necessary notes, forms and supplementary information through weekly checks and updates are well maintained in clients' database to promote efficiency.
  • Complete administrative tasks on an ongoing basis to ensure proper and organized record keeping, working with staff members when/if necessary.
  • Determine individuals' eligibility and enroll them in health insurance plans. Supervise the treatment of patients living with terminal illness so that they can live healthier and longer lives.


     Targeted Specialized Knowledge

  • Certificate of training as a community health worker (CHEW) 
  • Valid practice license from the Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria 
  • Minimum of 1 years relevant experience
  • . Fluent in any local language and proficiency in written and spoken English


Remuneration:

EHA Clinics is committed to fair and competitive compensation for its employees. We want our team members in all locations to feel valued for their unique skills, expertise, and talents and remunerated accordingly, so we can attract and retain the best and most passionate people. 


Key Areas of Note 

Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.

Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.


Key Skills and Attributes

  • Hold Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication and Customer Service
  • Caring, Compassionate, Dedicated and Professional
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment.