Clinical Officer at Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria (EYN Project)

Posted on: Fri 14-06-2024

EYN Projects is a community-based non-profit/non-governmental organization. We respect and believe in the infinite worth of every individual. This is demonstrated through our developmental and humanitarian services to affected communities, equal employment opportunities, building and strengthening the skills of our staff, and ensuring qualitative and effective service delivery. EYN Projects does not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, or religion in our recruitment exercise nor in our humanitarian and developmental work.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Location: Ngala, Borno

Employment Type: Full-time

About the Job

  • Under the supervision of the project coordinator, the Clinical Officer will be responsible for providing support for health care activities, monitoring activities, report making, as well as close collaboration with health facility staff and managers.
  • The job holder will undertake routine clinical and community awareness-raising activities.
  • S/he will also provide technical assistance to community-based clinical and engagement activities to optimize quality and maximize the project’s reach to particularly vulnerable women and girls in the implementing communities.

Main Responsibilities  

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for the following, including those not listed but are extensions of those expressly stated:

  • Provide basic psychological first aid and support adolescents to access the social services needed.
  • Obtains patient histories, and insurance approvals as appropriate; prepares and updates medical charts and associated records and enters patient data into files and automated databases.
  • Receives, screens, interviews, and registers patients or clinical research subjects; takes and records vital signs, as appropriate to clinic operations; may assist with routine medical procedures, as appropriate to training and/or certificate.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment to promote patient health.
  • Disseminate best practices at the community level to community elders, Traditional Birth Attendants, and women groups.
  • Manage Reproductive Health activities both at the community and Health Facilities.  
  • Build technical capacity of the service providers, Traditional Birth Officers, and communities
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultura
  • Required Skills and Competencies:
  • l and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team.
  • Fluent in Hausa and other local languages
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel  


  • B.Sc / HND Public Health, or any related field from a certified tertiary institution.
  • At least 2 years experience in health-related/developmental work
  • Must possess the practising license or qualifying certificate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover letter in a single PDF document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • For the application to be valid, EYN Projects only accepts applications with a cover letter.
  • All applications should include a functional Email address, Mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Multiple submissions will be automatically disqualified.
  • EYN Projects does not ask for any form of payment/compensation at any stage of recruitment