Program Officer – Nursing

One Heart Worldwide

One Heart Worldwide (OHW) is an International Non-Governmental Organization that has been working in the area of maternal and child health for the past ten years. OHW works with local communities and local health service providers to develop a culturally appropriate Network of Safety around mothers and infants, by raising awareness, teaching good practices, and distributing essential equipment to ensure…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Surkhet
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jun 17, 2022

Job Description

Position: Program Officer – Nursing
Line Management Report to: Senior Program Coordinator
Technical Report to: Training Manager
Supervision: N/A
Duty Station: Surkhet Cluster Office with frequent field visits

Purpose of the Position:

The Program Officer – Nursing will be responsible to provide clinical and technical support and run the clinical sessions in its program districts. This position works closely with the Kathmandu, Cluster and district teams. This position will ensure compliance with national guidelines under the ministry of health and technical divisions. The Program Officer’s main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement the MNCH-related technical guideline as per national standards and protocols
  • SBA follow-up and enhancement to ensure the quality
  • Onsite coaching and mentoring of SBA working in birthing centers
  • Conduct MSS at health facilities and provide necessary feedback
  • Run clinical sessions and training for SBA and health workers (MNH update, Infection prevention, birthing centers supervision etc.)
  • Capacity building of partner organization’s clinical staff
  • Supervision and monitoring of the OHW program activities
  • Identify the clinical needs and gaps and provide necessary suggestions
  • Ensure all the technical needs are met
  • Assist to determine the technical specification of the equipment, and medical supplies as per request
  • Provide technical inputs for innovative pilot projects
  • Participate in program planning and budgeting
  • Coordinate with a health training center, health office, municipalities and partner organizations for smooth implementation of project activities
  • Prepare required reports, case stories and quotes
  • Monthly reporting, record tracking of activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate different types of meetings & sessions
  • Prepare technical presentations, training materials and other documents as per need
  • Prepare technical briefings and reports in English and Nepali.
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisors.

Required Qualification & Experience

Academic qualification and work experience:

  • Bachelor in Nursing with a minimum of two years of experience in a related area

Skills and Abilities:

Willing to make regular field trips in rural areas

  • Ability to coach and provide technical support
  • Having in-depth knowledge of the GoN health services delivery system
  • Thorough knowledge of the execution of maternal newborn health-related clinical guidelines
  • Through knowledge of SBA and midwifery training in Nepal
  • Demonstrated experience in MS office packages and basic compute applications
  • Great attention to detail and technical deliverable
  • Excellent command of English and Nepali languages
  • NHTC SBA certified will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit the link at and submit their application through the online portal by June 26, 2022.