Hospital Care Specialist (Grade/Level NO-B)

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Hospital Care Specialist (Grade/Level NO-B)

  • Post Date:October 24, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 5 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Health Care
    Qualification Certificate
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number WHOAFG-2022-10-93
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About World Health Organization:


The World Health Organization (WHO) is the technical and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership in global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical and implementation support and monitoring and assessing health trends. In Afghanistan, WHO works to improve the health and well-being of all Afghans by preventing and reducing mortality, morbidity and disability and strengthening health services in close










coordination with national and international partners.

Job Summary:

Purpose of the Post:

In the context of WHO Health Emergencies Program/WHE, the Hospital care Specialist will contribute to improve the health system at both secondary and tertiary level of care and to provide better coordination and support with the Ministry of Public Health on hospital care and management. The incumbent will provide technical guidance to national counterparts and coordinate closely to successfully implement the projects


Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objective (Overview of the programme):

The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Program is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, when needed, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and other public health emergencies


Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on the intricacy and difficulty of working environment):

The Hospital Care Specialist will work under direct supervision of the the Public Health Officer with Overall Supervision from WHE team Lead for Afghanistan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

·        Review the current available policies procedure related to hospital administration and emergencies response.

·        Support in conducting a Rapid Needs Assessment on the capability of the hospitals in providing quality health care and support at the outpatient and inpatient facilities of the focused hospitals across Afghanistan.

·        Support in providing strategies and polices to ensure proper care and support be provided for every patient who comes to the hospital and seek proper care.

·        Coordinate with Implementing Partners who are working at different hospitals, including the Sehatmandi -supported hospitals, and hospital under MoPH.

·        Provide advocacy strategies to ensure that the gaps and challenges concerning quality services of the hospitals are always part of advocacies with donors.

·        Conduct a Training Needs Assessment for hospital staffs and provide the necessary training needed

·        Support in identifying and provision of the essential drugs and supplies to the hospitals if needed.

·        Support and develop referral guidelines, treatment protocols and its implementation related to emergency response at hospital levels.

  • Support in creating policies and guidelines for better hospital works.
  • Supporting the hospital information management system by strengthening the data collection system, HMIS data analysis, presentation and extracting the actions points
  • Submit all the mission reports and M&E reports to the program manager, including the gaps, challenges and recommendations on how to solve them














Job Requirement:

Qualifications Required:


1) Producing results

2) Fostering Integration and Team work

3) Communicating in a credible and effective way

4) Moving forward in a changing environment.

5) Effective use of resources

Functional Skills and Knowledge:

·        Knowledge of leadership and management principles

·        Knowledge of all legislation applicable to hospital sector and national and international standards, laws and regulations

·        Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of hospitals

·        Capacity to lead and facilitate structured and nanostructured training programs


Essential:  First level university degree is required in medicine/MD.

Desirable: Postgraduate degree in public health or Hospital Management


·        Essential:  At least five years of health organization management experience in hospital management in emergency.


Desirable: Working experience with WHO/ UN or international nongovernmental organization


Languages: Very good knowledge of English and the local language.


IT Skills:

– Good knowledge of Microsoft applications.

– Knowledge of ERP/Oracle applications is an asset


« Screening of the candidates;

Ø Long List – The candidates shall be longlisted base on the minimum qualifications and relevant experience to the Vacancy Notice (VN).

Ø Short List – Further shortlist shall be done base on years of relevant experience, higher education and required skills.

« Assessment method:

Ø WHO may conduct written/presentation and interview or combination of the mentioned mediums to select the most qualified candidate.

WHO is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply and equally qualified female candidate will be given preference











Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants (Afghan National) meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit their applications quoting this Vacancy Announcement Number (WHOAFG-2022-10-93) along with their curriculum vitae, copy of National ID (Tazkira) to below mentioned email:

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. ONLY CANDIDATES UNDER SERIOUS CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEW AND TEST.


WHO is a smoke free environment.

Submission Email:

  [email protected]