EPI Officer Job at International Rescue Committee

EPI Officer Job at International Rescue Committee… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at International Rescue Committee.


The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.


  • Supervising all EPI and Covid-19 vaccination activities at a designated health facility and during the outreaches.
  • Ensure that all mothers and caregivers are understand adverse event following Immunization.
  • Ensure that cold chain is maintained at the EPI Store.
  • Collect data in link with vaccination activities and submit to M&E or team leader.
  • Follow-up adverse event following immunization (AEFI) among vaccinated children and clients who received Covid-19 vaccines.
  • Identifying and managing as appropriate, the defaulter tracing ways/mechanism together with the CHPOs to achieve low dropout rates.
  • Responsible for supervision of Immunization clinics and vaccine administration.
  • Ensuring that all required indicators are followed up on regular manner and various interventions put in place to ensure good immunization coverages.
  • Performing Covid-19 vaccine and other RI vaccines forecasting and ordering from the Regional DVI/NVIP store.
  • Conducting regular training session for refugee staff on basic nursing care/management of various ward cases, charting and vaccination.
  • Giving regular health education to caregiver and clients on various immunization issues.
  • Compiling and timely submitting all relevant immunization reports using whichever reporting tools adopted by the organization or programs.
  • Monitoring and supervising proper usage of supplies at the assigned EPI departments or units.
  • Taking care of equipment to ensure they are maintained in good condition and submit regular inventory report and vaccines stocks of the same to the supervisor.
  • Ensuring that all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly recorded as they occur.
  • Supervising the EPI nurse /incentive staff working in EPI at a designated Health facility.
  • Providing clear handover reports when going for leave.
  • Together with the facility incharges, organize for adequate clinic or EPI coverage when required.
  • Support the surveillance officer in surveillance for notifiable diseases.
  • Preparing budgets and proposal in conjunction with the health manager.
  • Carrying out any other additional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor



  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing from KMTC or a diploma in nursing from a recognized nursing training institution.
  • Be registered and have a valid license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Required Experience & Competencies

  • At least 2 years working experience in a MCH and immunization clinic setup.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach local staff and community workers.
  • Experience in implementing child health and immunization interventions in hard-to-reach populations.
  • Experience in rolling out social behavior change strategy in vulnerable populations.
  • Team player and cultural sensitivity is required.
  • Training on Immunization and IDSR is key.
  • Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Application Deadline: 15th June 2022.

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