Consultant - To elaborate a SOP, a job description of staff to reduce, prevent COVID 19 and other communicable diseases in retirement home

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Purpose of consultancy

Recruit a national consultant to elaborate a SOP and a job description of staff to reduce and prevent COVID 19 and other communicable diseases in retirement home.

Background

In Tunisia more than 1.15 million people were affected by COVID 19 causing 29243 deaths. The elderly were the first victims of this disease (more severe form, a greater number of hospitalizations, a greater number of death). In order to reduce SARS COV 2 infection in retirement home (sometimes called an old people's home or old age home: is a multi-residence housing facility intended for the elderly (usually without any family support)), the WHO office in Tunisia has received a grant from the Japanese government to:

  • Provide retirement homes with personal protective equipment (medical Mask, FFP2 masks, gloves, gowns).
  • Train medical, nurses, and administrative staff on how to prevent COVID 19.
  • Visit and inspect retirement home to identify the best circuits to reduce infection, and to guarantee a best isolation of suspected cases.
  • All activities were implemented in time (Phase 1).
  • A list of recommendations was done to reduce infection with SARS COV 2 and other communicable diseases (develop SOP; develop a job description of staff ….).
  • To implement these recommendations, the WHO office in Tunisia intends to recruit a national consultant to elaborate a SOP and a job description of staff to reduce and prevent COVID 19 and other communicable diseases in retirement home.

Work to be performed

  • Identify SOP to reduce infection with SARS COV 2 and other communicable diseases to be finalized.
  • Identify the job description for different staffs dealing with elderly especially medical staff (doctor, nurse, nursing assistant) to be finalized.
  • Identify SOP for a better functioning of retirement homes.
  • Finalize the SOP and Job description.
  • Train staff on how to elaborate SOP and job description.

Deliverables

  • SOP were finalized and validated
  • Job descriptions were finalized and validated
  • The training of the staff was conduct.

Educational Qualifications

Essential: University degree in medicine, pharmacy, public health or equivalent field.

Experience

Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in the field of communicable diseases, preventive or community medicine, geriatrics

Have experience in drafting procedures and manual for the health sector

Skills/Knowledge

  • Master the computer tool, Windows environment: Word, Excel, Power Point, internal
  • Good communication, synthesis and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Languages

Essential: Excellent English, French and Arabic language skills.

Location

The Consultant expected to perform her/his work in Tunisia especially in Tunis and other governorates

Travel

Travel for some governorates

Travel dates

Location:

From

Tunis

January to March,

Beja , Sousse , Menzel Bourguiba ,Kef and others

Purpose:

Purpose of the mission: discussion of regional teams

Medical clearance

The selected Consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.

Remuneration and budget (travel costs are excluded)

  • Remuneration: pay band: NO-C grade
  • Expected duration of contract (Maximum contract duration is 11 months per calendar year) = 40 days.

Hiring Unit

IHP/ WHE

WHO Competencies

Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model: https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that:

  • Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated.
  • All required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided.
  • Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.

Additional information

  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
Added 12 days ago - Updated 3 days ago - Source: who.int