Public Health Officer Wanted

Posted Apr 3
Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Premier Care Consult
Company Name
Job Type
June 25, 2021
Application Deadline
The service of a public health officer is needed to coordinate and combine the resources of health care institutions, social service organizations, public safety and other health agencies to enhance and improve environmental and occupational health. Other responsibilities will include: • Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.  • Serve as counselors, provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling to the masses. • Provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. While also collecting data to help identify community health needs. • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise. • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to risk or prevention of conditions such as lead poisoning, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), prenatal substance abuse, or domestic violence. • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to self-care, such as diabetes management. • Conduct outreach for medical personnel's or health organizations to promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health.  • Keep a lookout for people who show signs of developing a serious condition, (identifying and treating disease at an early stage) thereby making it less dangerous and less expensive to treat, thereby reducing the overall financial burden on the healthcare system. • Help poor patients overcome the barriers that prevent them from seeking vital healthcare. • Make time to time rounds of visit to the homes of some less privileged and accompany them to the clinic (if need be).
As a PHO, your insights are important for shaping healthcare policies and making health care facilities available for every you're assigned to hence the following requirements are key: • A Degree in Public health, Environmental health, Emergency medical service, Microbiology, Nutrition, or a related concentration. • Prior experience in related field. • Indispensable knowledge about the challenges faced by patients who seek healthcare.  • Ability to draw attention to health concerns that pose as threat to human lives and property.
Requirements and Skills
Minimum Qualification Requirements
2 years
Minimum Experience
₦ 80,000 - 100,000
Educating the public on specific health risk and healthy living strategies is one way to minimize the risk of illnesses, diseases and infections. And our team is committed to that.
Selected candidate will work as a freelance public health official whose job will be centered on making health care available for humanity.
Selected candidate will be trained and ensured fit by all standards of public health service and regulatory practices.
To apply, submit a softcopy of your resume and passport photograph to: pcconlinerecruitment@ gmail.com
₦ 80,000 - 100,000
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