Application is invited from the National Health Mission, Assam has published an employment notification regarding the recruitment of 600 Community Health Officer (CHO) vacancy. Selected candidates have to first complete the Certificate in Community Health (CCH) course for 6 months duration.
The Candidate who successfully completes this course will get a certificate from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and will be posted at the sub-center – Health & Wellness Centre as Community Health Officer (CHO). Interested and eligible candidates who have passed B.Sc Nursing may apply online here for this post.
Table of Content
- NHM Assam CHO Details
- Job Profile of Community Health Officer (CHO)
- Eligibility Criteria of NHM CHO Recruitment
- Selection Process of NHM Assam CHO Vacancy
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- NHM Assam CHO Online Application
- Documents to be Uploaded with NHM CCH Online Form
- Important Dates of NHM CCH 2022
- Important Links of NHM Assam CHO Vacancy
NHM Assam CHO Details
Name of course: Certificate in Community Health(CCH)
Name of batch: July 2022 batch
Duration of course: 6 months (Full time, theory and practical classes)
No of seats: 600
Application mode: Online
Last date submission of application: 30th June 2022
Job Profile of Community Health Officer (CHO)
The CHO cadre is a part of an initiative under the Ayushman Bharat to strengthen Sub-Centers as Health and Wellness Centers (H&WCs) for extending primary health care services al sub-center areas by strengthening the implementation of public health programs, including disease prevention and health promotion.
Candidates thus selected shall be posted at Sub-Centers Health & Wellness Centre as CHOs to lead a primary health care team consisting of front-line workers such as Female Health Workers (ANMs), Male Health Worker (MPWs), and ASHAs working under the sub-center.
Eligibility Criteria of NHM CHO Recruitment
The eligibility criteria for applying for the post is as follows:
Educational Qualification: B.Sc (Nursing) / Post Basic B.Sc Nursing – Registered Nurse Registered Midwife (RNRM) from a recognized Institute / Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized Institute or University / GNM Course passed & registered with Assam Nurses Midwives & Health Visitors Council.
Age Limit: Candidates must be less than 35 years of age, which is relaxed by 5 years for the SC and ST candidates as on 1st July 2022.
Other Criteria: Candidates should have proficiency in regional/ local language and dialect.
Stipend: Stipend Rs. 10,000/- per month + Rs. 10,000/- per month for Fooding / Lodging for a maximum of six months.
Remuneration: On successful completion of the course, the CHOs, if absorbed under NHM,s/he will receive Rs. 25,000/ per month and performance based incentives up to Rs. 15,000/- per month.
Selection Process of NHM Assam CHO Vacancy
All applications will be subjected to a screening process and candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in their final year examination of last qualifying course i.e, Merit Wise in their last qualifying examination (Final Year B. Sc Nursing Course/Post Basic B. Sc Nursing Course).
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NHM Assam CHO Online Application
Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through the NHM Assam’s official website https://nhm.assam.gov.in. Candidates may fill up their online application by following below mentioned steps.
- Scroll down to the Important Links section.
- Click on the “Online Application”.
- A new webpage will be opened.
- Select your desired post and fill in all personal and educational details and upload the necessary documents.
- Next, submit the application form.
- At the end, take a printout of the application form.
Documents to be Uploaded with NHM CCH Online Form
The following documents will have to upload with the Application Form:
i) All mark sheets of the last Qualifying Exam as mentioned in Essential Criteria.
ii) Provisional/Final Degree Certificate
iii) Registration Certificate/ Council Registration Certificate
iv) In case of NHM (in-service) candidates, the copy of Appointment Letter and NOC from respective Joint Director of Health Services.
v) Work experience certificate.
vi) Age proof certificate.
vii) Caste certificate, issued by the competent authority.
Applicants must submit their documents offline too in the A4 size envelope mentioning the Name of the Post to the following address.
O/o The Mission Director,
National Health Mission, Saikia Commercial Complex,
Christian Basti, Guwahati, Assam, PIN – 781005.
Important Dates of NHM CCH 2022
- Application submission starts on – 16/06/2022
- Last date to submit applications – 30/06/2022
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