Company: Orant Charities Africa (OCA)
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION
Orant Charities Africa (OCA) is a non-governmental organization serving in rural communities of Malawi. It was founded and registered as an NGO in Malawi in 2014. OCA serves in Malawi through healthcare and implementing development programs. It operates in the following thematic areas;
Healthcare, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education, Agriculture, Business Development, and Energy and Environment. The highest number of employees falls under the Healthcare program which includes Kasese Health Centre and Mobile Outreach Clinic team. To reach out to more people in the program areas, OCA is introducing a second integrated Mobile Outreach Clinic in the southern part of Kasungu district as enshrined in the OCA Healthcare Roadmap 2022-2026. To achieve this, we are currently seeking the services of a team of 10 personnel to work in our healthcare program (static and mobile clinics).
You may read further about Orant at https://www.orantcharitiesafrica.org. The following are the positions we are hiring;
Patient Attendant (2)
The job holders are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities;
•Serve as primary Patient Attendant at static and mobile outreach clinics
•Welcome, arrange the flow of the patients, and give directions.
•Check patients’ vital signs- body temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate, oxygenation, and, if adult, blood pressure and record them in the health passport book
•Triage patients and ensure that the very ill and infectious patients receive treatment first.
•Take care of the patient’s wounds under the supervision of the nurse
•Responsible waste management (collection, sorting, destruction, dumping)
•Maintain and sustain an environment where the patients are treated.
•Assist patients with feeding and personal hygiene.
•Maintain patient records and ensure accurate data.
•Conduct health education or talks in the outpatient waiting areas.
•Educate visitors and patients on the proper use of the restrooms.
•Decontaminate and clean instruments linen ready for laundry and sterilization
•Perform work-related duties as assigned by the Nurses, Clinicians, or Supervisor.
•Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) with credits in English and at least two science subjects
•Work Experience is not a must but those with work experience as Patient Attendants will have an added advantage.
Interested applicants should submit the following:
Cover letter, CVs with three professional references, and copies of certificates, through the following email address:
Please indicate in the email subject, which post you are applying for.
Applications may also be hand delivered to Orant Charities Africa premises situated at Kasese Health Centre or sent to the following address; The Country Director, Orant Charities Africa, P/bag 365, Lilongwe. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews. No telephone inquiries.
Application deadline: 5th December, 2023
OCA is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex, gender, religion, language, political or other opinion, age, disability, property, birth, marital or other status or family responsibilities unrelated to job requirements.