FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Midwifery Jobs in Nigeria

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Midwifery Jobs in Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality patient care.
  • Provides direct patient care and accompany in the management of pre-natal, antenatal, inpatient and follow-up care for women (including deliveries).
  • Provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services including family planning counselling and services to prevent and treat malaria, tetanus, STI, HIV.
  • Provides training and management in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
  • Provides reproductive health services and counselling to adolescents in the prevention of teen pregnancy, transmission of STI/HIV, and sexual violence related injuries.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Participates in outreach and community health programs (as required)
  • Participates in Continuing Professional Development (i.e. trainings, mentoring)
  • Plans care of the patient in collaboration with the site doctor.
  • Provision of direct nursing care i.e. Administration of IV medications, wound dressings clinical observations etc.
  • Maintains all reusable equipment by cleaning and sterilizing appropriately.
  • Maintain adequate and correct records of patient care including consumables & instruments utilized (if any)
  • Ensure high quality maternal health services at all project sites.
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

    Requirements

  • BSc. Nursing, Public Health or other closely related
    field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse/Midwife
    Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in a humanitarian crisis is highly desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written English language and local languages in the communities.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th September, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Assistant Technical Officer - Midwifery Jobs in Nigeria

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