IPE Global Limited
Cardiovascular Health Officer (CVHO)
Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV / AIDS, Nutrition
Haryana Punjab & Uttarakhand
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021

Description

Designation: Cardiovascular Health Officer (CVHO)

State / place: Haryana, Punjab & Uttarakhand

Remuneration 18,00,000/- per Annum

How to apply: https://ipe.darwinbox.in/ms/candidate/careers/602d005c0c235

About IPE Global:

IPE Global Ltd. is a multi-disciplinary development sector consulting firm offering a range of integrated, innovative and high-quality services across several sectors and practices. We offer end-to-end consulting and project implementation services in the areas of Public Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education and Skill Development, Social and Economic Empowerment, Urban and Infrastructure Development, Private Sector Development, among others.

Over the last 21 years, IPE Global has successfully implemented over 900 projects in more than 100 countries. We The group is headquartered in New Delhi, India with seven international offices in United Kingdom, Kenya, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Philippines, Bangladesh and Nepal. We partner with multilateral, bilateral, governments, corporates and not-for-profit entities in anchoring development agenda for sustained and equitable growth. We strive to create enabling environment for path breaking social and policy reforms that contribute to sustainable development.
IPE Global is an ISO 9001:2015 certified and promoted by established practitioners and sector experts. The organization has multi-disciplinary team of 1100+ professionals, bringing together the right skills and technical expertise for enriching lives in poor and developing countries. Our experts work closely with programme stakeholders and clients to co-design solutions for complex socioeconomic issues.

For more details, please visit www.ipeglobal.com

About the project: The Cardiovascular Health Officer (CVHO) shall be engaged to provide services in connection with the “India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI)”

Job Description:

The CVHO will work at state, and/or district level (and perhaps national level) to assist governments and build their capacity in running a successful hypertension control program in partnership with other stakeholders with the aim of improving control rates at population level. The area of work will include cardiovascular health and other co-morbidities like diabetes. The CVHO shall be placed at the state and/or district level to perform duties listed below.

Key Job Responsibilities:

• Accelerate implementation of hypertension treatment protocols at the national, state, and/or district levels, depending on site placement.
• Technical support to the government at different levels and its partners for planning, training, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of hypertension treatment and control activities
• Technical support for extending the services for hypertension management to the community level and thereby provide patient-friendly services. Technical support to health facilities and community level workers in timely, accurate and complete documentation of patient blood pressure and status, as well as on aggregate reporting of hypertension data (e.g., prevalence, treatment, control) using a standardized recording and reporting system, which could be paper and/or electronic
• Visits to facilities at the district, sub-district and institution level to develop capacity of program staff to assess and improve the quality of service delivery based on their data and also to document good practices
• Validate reported clinical data by triangulation of records and reports and patient interviews; and build capacity of government counterparts for same
• Regular analysis and interpretation of surveillance and epidemiological data to support appropriate follow up actions by the government and partners
• Facilitate uninterrupted drug supply at all levels by building capacity for drug logistic management at State and district levels
• As a technical expert make presentations, draft reports and strategic documents required for decision making and implementing at district and in the state
• Liaise and coordinate with partner agencies, non-governmental organizations, health facilities, professional bodies, and others to strengthen programmatic activities
• Build capacity of the government at different levels in training including preparation of a training plan and training of trainers, district level trainings etc. Assist in development and revision of training modules for various cadres of staff.
• Liaise with national, state, and/or district level authorities and key non-governmental partners to enhance political and administrative commitment for hypertension treatment and control
• Guide the work of and ensure timely performance assessment of supervisee (data officer) where available and provide timely feedback
• Provide regular feedback and reports to the hiring agency on adherence to clinical treatment protocols and performance on hypertension control based on clinical data and public health surveillance measures
• Coordinate with other CVHOs in the state and at national level for accelerating effective implementation of the program; work in unison and close coordination with the government counterparts at duty station (state or centre)
• Other technical assistance activities as deemed appropriate and necessary by the hiring agency
• The position requires extensive travel (upto about 15 days in a month) to the district and sub-district

Qualifications & Experience: MBBS, with preference for post-graduate education in public health.

Age limit: 20-62 years

Note: These terms of reference may be modified, as required, from time to time, in the interest of the project.