Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) - GL.07

Lagos State Primary Health Care (PHC)

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The Lagos State Primary Health Care (PHC) Board was set up amongst others to manage the Career Development of Health Workers in the 57 LGAs/LCDAs in Lagos State and is saddled with the over all responsibility of revitalization, restructuring and re-equipping of the PHCCs in the 57 LGAs/LCDAs, in order to bring quality Health Care closer to the people of Lagos State.

 

Duties:

  • Familiarizing with target population and health service facilities within the Community, initiating preliminary contract with community Leaders on Health matters, assisting in collecting community Health Matters; participating in Primary Health Care House Numbering and placement of Home-based Records, treating minor ailments using the standing orders, conducting simple laboratory test; dressing uncomplicated wounds and giving immunization.
  • Carrying out incision and drainage, giving Family Planning Counselling and Services as well as any other duty assigned.

Requirements

  • Candidate possessing West African School Certificate or Senior Secondary School Certificate with four credit passes at one sitting or five credit passes at two sitting and who has successfully completed a three-year training in a recognized Institution and obtained the registration of the Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria.
  • All candidates must possess strong work ethics, desire to work in a result driven environment in any part of the state.

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Summary

Company

Lagos State Primary Health Care (PHC)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years