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Nutrition Pediatric Specialist

Activation Date: 26 May, 2021   Announced Date: 26 May, 2021   Expire Date: 06 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Laghman
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the Organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: PU-AMI/HR/JAL/001331
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Gamba CHC
Organization: PU-AMI
Years of Experience: 2 years’ experience working with NGO
Contract Duration: 20 months
Gender: Male
Education: Graduated from recognized medical faculty
Close date: 06 Jun, 2021

About PU-AMI:

About Première Urgence – Aide Médicale Internationale (PU-AMI)

PU-AMI (known globally as Première Urgence Internationale, PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. PU-AMI’s teams are committed to support vulnerable communities and populations, those marginalized, hit by conflict, natural disaster or economic downturns. PU-AMI’s main objective is to contribute to reduction in morbidity and mortality, and provide emergency relief to those in immediate need in order to help them regain their dignity.

Afghan mission is the oldest of PUI missions, with the first medical intervention launched in 1979 just after the Soviet troops crossed the country’s borders. PU-AMI teams currently deliver the integrated health care, combined with nutrition, psychosocial support; water, sanitation and hygiene (wash), as well as trauma services. The organization implements projects mainly in eastern parts of the country, and increasingly in the South-East Region. Since the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020, PU-AMI has also positioned itself as one of the main actors in preparedness and response to the pandemic, implementing health and wash-cantered activities at health facilities and community level in Kabul and beyond.

Globally, PUI provides assistance to around 6 million people in 23 countries and across 5 continents: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, and Europe.

PU-AMI (که در سطح جهان به نام PUI پی یو آی شناخته میشود) یک اداره غیردولتی، غیرانتفاعی، غیرسیاسی و غیر مذهبی مدد رسان بین ا لمللی میباشد.

تیم های  PU-AMI متعهد به حمایت  و کمک جوامع و جمعیت های آسیب پذیر به انهاییکه در اإثر منازعات- حوادث طبیعی و رکود اقتصادی منزوی شده اند میباشد.  هدف عمده PU-AMI کمک در کاهش مرگ و میر -کمک عاجل به اعاده و بازیابی حیثیت ووقار  انهاییکه در نیاز فوری قرار دارند  میباشد.   

 ماموریت افغانستان  قدیمی  ترین مآموریت   (PUI) پی یو آی بوده و  با اولین مداخله در بخش صحی در سال1979  فقط درست بعد از عبور نیروهای شوروی از مرز های کشور آغاز شد.

تیم های PU-AMI در حال حاضر مراقبت های صحی ادغام یافته همراه با تغذیه حمایت روانی اجتماعی-آب-نظافت و حفظ ا لصحه wash و خدمات  تردیدات یا تروما را ارایه میدارد.

 این اداره عمدتآ پروژه ها را در  بخش شرقی کشور و بطور فزاینده در مناطق جنوب شرقی کشور  از زمان شیوع  COVID-19 در  2020  تطبیق مینماید .


PU-AMI  همچنین منحیث بازیگر اصلی در آمادگی و پاسخ به بیماری همه گیر – اجرای فعالیت های صحی و wash در سطح مراکز صحی و جامعه در کابل و فراتر از آن موقعیت خود را تثبیت نموده است.

 در سطح جهان موسسه    PUIدر 23 مملکت  جهان به  6 میلیون نفر  در 5 قاره افریقا- آسیا- شرق میانه- امریکای لاتین و اروپا کمک مینماید.

Job Description:

Responsibilities and particular assignments


ð  Making sure that nutrition services in TFU including IPD SAM, OPD SAM is well organized and delivered.

ð  Making sure that screening process is going well for all less than 5y children.

ð  Respecting recommended MoPH and WHO guidelines in the treatment of patients.

ð  Conduct regular examinations on complicated acutely malnourished children and record their health and normal physical development in TSS, MSS and treatment cards

ð  Recommend and manage treatment, medication, and additional specialized medical care to prevent or treat diseases and complications that are associated with malnutrition

ð   monitor progress and conditions and revise treatments as needed

ð  Examine sick children with malnutrition to determine their condition and ask intuitive questions to gather information about symptoms

ð  Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history

ð  Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration for each Complicated cases to care givers and nutrition nurse

ð  Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities

ð  Advise caregivers on children’s diet, food diversity, immunization, balance food exercise and disease preventive measures

ð  Making sure that all the reports are well recorded and reported on monthly or weekly bases as required.

ð  Making sure that nursing care of IPD children well respected.

ð  Clearly record all patient data, including history, exams performed, past and current medications, vaccination information, diagnosis and treatment plans

ð  Making sure that all the default patients are followed and traced

ð  Making sure that the nutrition supply is enough and sufficient and informing the supervisors in case of shortages to avoid the stock out

ð  Making sure that TFU assets use and maintenance is respected.

ð  Provide night duty services if required as per HF schedule.

ð  Provision of visibility charts of TFU services and their updating monthly wise.

ð  Attending relevant meetings and trainings.

ð  Follow up of feedbacks which provide by management team or external monitors and ensure its follow up with the HF team.

Coordination with the CHS for the defaulter tracing and referral of malnourished cases.

Job Requirements:


Graduated from recognized medical faculty and provide the MoPH attested specialization document.
Have specialization in pediatric
Sensitive to public health issues.
Priority will be given to those who has already worked as a nutrition pediatrician.
Ability and willingness to stay overnight at service delivery
Good understanding of Kunar/Nangarhar will be an asset.
Good communication skills.
At least 2 years’ experience working with NGO

Submission Guideline:

Please note, while sending your C.V & Cover letter mention the vacancy number and position in the subject list of your email, application received after the closing date and without subject list will not be taken in consideration.

The interested candidates have to submit their soft copies of application & C.Vs only by email & there is no need of educational and other documents to attach.

Email: [email protected]

Note: Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted & local applicants from the same province are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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