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MHNT Midwife Officers

Jijiga

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Jijiga
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Nutrition
    • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Closing Date: Closed

Requisition ID: req51986

Job Title: MHNT Midwife Officers

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Jijiga, Ethiopia

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

The IRC has a focus on narrowing the gender gap in humanitarian aid and ensuring that we contribute to gender equality, diversity, and inclusion in both our programs and operations by working to establish a context where our clients (including those from minority groups) enjoy the same rights and opportunities as well as an equal access to services. The IRC also has a strong commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive culture, where safeguarding is upheld in our workplace and programs. We are determined to protect our clients and staff from safeguarding violations through prevention and, where misconduct is alleged, to address it without fear or favor.

Job Overview:

The MHNT midwife Officer is a member of the IRC health team and will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the IRCs MHNTs activities in Afder zone Charati woreda and Gota Biki and Erer Woredas of Siti zone. (S)He will primarily coordinate and implement effective medical logistics for the emergency health and nutrition program, from strategic design to implementation of a timely and appropriate medical supplies’ management, in line with organizational and international standards.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct Antenatal care including provision of T.T vaccination.
  • Conduct Post Natal care.
  • Provide Family Planning
  • Ensure delivery plan with all registered pregnant women.
  • Ensure referral of obstetrical emergencies
  • Provide or link Sexual Assault Survivors to Clinical, Psychosocial Care and other SGBV services.
  • Provide health education particularly on RH/HIV/AIDS including IYCF.
  • Ensure that all specified HIV/AIDs and RH activities are implemented.
  • Liaises and creates strong linkages with other sectors Nutrition, U5 Childhood illness OPD, SGBV, Hygiene & sanitation.
  • Provide social and behavior change communication (SBCC) that promotes demands for RH services.
  • Represent IRC at RH coordination meetings and task force meetings at Woreda level.
  • Ensures that RH interventions are utilized as per the standard protocols, policies, and guidelines of MoH and WHO.

Safeguarding Responsibilities: -

  • Promote and actively participate in initiatives and efforts to build team engagement, inclusion, and cohesion in IRC [team/officer.
  • Foster ongoing learning, honest dialogue, and reflection to strengthen safeguarding and to promote IRC values and adherence to IRC policies.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • BSc/MSc in Midwifery

Preferred experience & skills:

  • At least two years of clinical experience in directly managing RH, including family planning), antenatal care, delivery, postpartum care, comprehensive abortion care, neonatal care, understanding and familiar with adolescent-friendly Reproductive health care services.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of comprehensive clinical RH management practices and its guidelines are advantageous.
  • Knowledge on culturally sound IEC/SBCC material on RH and HIV/AIDS topic.
  • Ability to work under pressure in remote areas and understanding of the cultural context of the local area.
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating training.

Language Skills:

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory and the Local language is advantageous.

Certificates or Licenses:

  • Professional Licenses and other training on thematic areas and certificates are advantageous

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

 
IRC strives to build a diverse and inclusive team at all levels who as individuals, and as a group, embody our culture statement creating a working environment characterized by critical reflection, power sharing, debate, and objectivity for us to achieve our aspirations as a team and deliver the best possible services to our clients.

 

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