VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone, so that each person has the health care needed to thrive. We develop solutions that improve equity and access to primary health care. This includes making sure products are available when and where they are needed and primary health care services are delivered to the most under-reached. Radical collaboration with governments, the private sector and other partners strengthen our ability to scale and sustain these solutions. Our work increases access to quality health care for more than 46 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. VillageReach in incorporated in Washington State and has offices in Seattle (USA), Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Mozambique.
Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) is a mHealth innovationdeveloped by VillageReach Malawi, which offers a 24 hour toll free health service. VillageReach transitioned CCPF to the Ministry of Health on July 1, 2019 and is currently supporting the Ministry of Health recruit additional hotline workers.
CCPF is searching for qualified and energetic individuals to fill the position of Hotline Worker/Nurse (Certified health care professionals. Fluent Tumbuka and Yao Speakers will have added advantage). Based in Lilongwe, the Hotline Worker/Nurse will work closely with the Hotline Supervisor in providing relevant health information and advice to callers to address the lack of access to timely and appropriate health information and advice that rural communities face.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
The following competencies reflect both what is expected of all VillageReach employees and of an individual in this specific role.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Education amp; Experience:
The Hotline Worker/Nurse will work in a shared office with meeting rooms accessible for privacy and meetings.
The position will be based in Lilongwe, Malawi, and will report directly to the Hotline Supervisor but will work closely with the Senior Hotline Supervisor and the CCPF Program Manager. Salary is aligned with the Malawi Government Salary scale for similar positions.
This position is open as of August 2021 and resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis up to 27 August 2021. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to our online portal: http://www.villagereach.org/join-us/
VillageReach is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. We believe that diverse, equitably weighted perspectives foster an organizational capacity to create novel solutions that improve health in the most underserved and hard-to-reach areas. To align our values, innovations and impact, VillageReach is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce.