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Asia and the Pacific: India

  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Asia and the Pacific: India
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  • Closing Date: Closed

Tribhuvandas Foundation in association with Nutrition international is looking for divisional coordinators .

Position Title: Divisional Coordinator (Maternal Newborn Health) Gujarat

Education/Professional Designations/Experience:
A post graduate degree in public health with a degree in any medical or para-medical discipline .

Experience : At least 2-3 years of work experience with government agencies, NGOs and/or UN agencies on MNBC program

No. of Position : 2 Nos

Job Location : Vadodara – Base station ( Vadodara, Anand & Narmada)
: Rajkot – Base Station (Junagadh & Jamnagar)

Salary : 45000.00 (Travel and Diem will be additional)

Overall Purpose/Broad Function

Divisional coordinator will be responsible for coordinating mainly with the two departments i.e. Health and WCD and ensure effective implementation of Maternal New-born care project in assigned districts and mentoring of service providers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management and supportive supervision :

• Provide techno-managerial support for quality implementation of Maternal Newborn Health in the division/district
• Improving access of Pregnant women to Health Facility in coordination with district health officials by strengthening referral transport and bringing service delivery near community by operationalizing (L1 – high case load, L2 & L3)delivery points with increase in proportion of delivery attended by skilled birth attendants, strengthening of labour room and NBCC as per LaQshya guideline, NBSU and KMC corners through regular supportive supervision by using NI’s developed checklist and support interventions like oxytocin, ANC steroid, Vitamin K, Delayed Cord clamping, EIBF, KMC in LBW and Pre-term, EBF
• Facilitate and support division and districts to do regular stock assessment and support them in timely replenishment of various medicines/ logistics, equipments and consumables required for smooth running of maternal and newborn health programs
• Advocacy with district officials on Strengthening and streamlining of MDSR, CDR & Still birth audits
• Planning and coordinate mentoring visits by members of professional associations (FOGSI & IAP) at Center of Excellence and with government support identify the new facility for establishing CoE (UP).
• Advocacy with district officials on Establishment of 1 Technical Resource Center (TRC) in all the districts in coordination with district health officials and guidance of NI in Gujarat.
• Engage with medical colleges and private service providers in Gujarat for strengthening the TRCs.
• Provide support in Private facilities on ENBC practices (Gujarat)
• Engage with professional associations (FOGSI, IAP, IMA etc) to build capacity of private service providers on essential newborn care in Gujarat
• On job capacity building to service providers on newborn care in identified private health facilities in Gujarat and report coverage, gaps identified and corrective actions
• Support districts to improve quality of care; facilitate good practices of intrapartum care including presence of a birth companion and essential/immediate newborn &post partum care including zero separation of mother and newborn.
• Support districts in strengthening of PMSMA: prioritizing in organizing event as per government laid down guidelines (Deploying LMO, Investigation, nutrition supplementation, involving ASHAs for mobilizing, identify & appropriate management referrals of high-risk cases of pregnant women)
• Advocate with the districts in strengthening care of sick newborns to ensure adequate care in the community with continuous follow up of high-risk newborn by FLWs in community by strengthening HBNC/HBYC services.
• Advocate with the districts in strengthening care of sick newborns to ensure adequate care in the community with continuous follow up of high-risk newborn by FLWs in community by strengthening HBNC/HBYC services.
• Provide techno-managerial support to CDHO/CMO and districts in monitoring and functioning of Labour room, NBCC, NBSUs, PMSMA, CoE& TRC as per standards including issues related to HR deployment, training, equipment functionality, supplies of Medicines/Logistics and consumables and data management practices.
• Supportive supervision of VHND to observe knowledge and practices of FLW’s and monitor services related to MNH program like quality of ANC services, counselling sessions, identifying Birth Companion, Birth preparedness, , Maternal Diet, institutional delivery, KMC practices etc.
• Identify Bottlenecks in effective functioning of the program through analysis and triangulation of data from regular field visits (facility & Community visits)generated from the NI’s software along with Government available data sources and take corrective steps to improve/ strengthen the program both in community as well as facility.
• Supportive supervision of VHND to observe knowledge and practices of FLWs and monitor services related to MNH programme like quality of ANC services, counselling sessions, identifying birth companion, Birth preparedness, Maternal diet, institutional delivery, KMC practices etc.
• Advocate with district officials on use of safe delivery app by staff nurses and ANMs

Capacity Building :

• Build capacity of supervisors for mentoring and monitoring of quality MHN services during facility and community visits (MDSR, CDR, SB audit, facility assessment, VHND, identification and management of high-risk cases of pregnant women and newborn)
• Facilitate & Coordinate district level training on MNH interventions (F-IMNCI, HBYC, LaQshya, MDSR, CDR, SB audit etc) for FLWs and managers.
• Hands on training of service provider (MOIC, supervisors, Staff Nurse, ANM, ASHA supervisors and RMNCH+A counsellors) during supportive supervision field visit.
• Capacitate District and block level supervisors (MoIC, BPM & ASHA supervisor) on MDSR, CDR & Still birth audit checklist
• Divisional coordinator will organise sensitisation training of private sector service providers in collaboration with professional associations.
• Build capacity of private sector service providers in selected private health facilities
• Facilitate mentoring of TRCs by professors from medical colleges
• On-job capacity building/mentoring of service providers (private and public) through regular supportive supervision
• Divisional coordinators orient staff nurses and medical officers on safe delivery app

Behaviour Change Interventions (BCI) :
• At district level create awareness of available services for PMSMA, VHND, JSY & JSSK and promote family participatory approach, in behaviour change interventions
• Identify influencer groups/ peer groups in community and build their capacities to carry out promotion of messages for adoption of appropriate MNH practices
• Regular monitoring and follow up with service providers on existing government BCI material use.
• Support service providers to improve quality, frequency and promote uniformity of counselling
• Identify messages to be included in the virtual platform and support in rolling out the platform with the concerned department for reaching caregivers.
Strengthening of monitoring and Review mechanism :
• Sharing monitoring findings with divisional/district level officials during monthly review meetings
• Facilitate in organizing death review meeting at district chaired by DM
• Active Participation in divisional and district review meetings on sharing gap analysis findings.
• Ensure establishment of concurrent program monitoring system with strengthening supportive supervision at all levels and analysis of project reports including engagement with professional associations.
• Develop and maintain a quality assurance mechanism in reporting by data validation/ triangulation exercise for smooth running of program.
• Generate monthly reports based on supportive supervision and share it with Divisional/district officials and follow up on improving quality.
• Regular sharing of progress reports with (Supportive supervision reports of facilities, VHND, KAP,

Delivery observations, CoE, TRC, etc.) Project Coordinator- MNH:
• Delivery observation, Monthly / quarterly analysis of SS visit at the facilities and VHND sites monitored, based on the app reporting
• Monthly Identify and document the best practices from the field and share it to PC
• Trip reports for all visits.

Procurement and supply Chain :
• Regular stock assessment of various drugs, logistics and consumables related to the program during supportive supervision visit
• Support districts in timely replenishment of various drugs, logistics and consumables to avoid stock outs.
• Monitoring and reporting using drug Inventory MIS (if available).
• Capacity building of district and block level pharmacist on stock calculation as per delivery load.

6. Language Skills :
Fluency in official language of the state and English (Reading, Writing & Oratory Skills) is a prerequisite. Knowledge of other languages spoken in India would be an asset.

7. Travel Requirements :
Frequent travel to Maternal New-born care project districts as per NI COVID-19 guidelines.

8. Other Specific Skill Requirements:
• A result-oriented approach and proven ability to manage track and coordinate complex multi-partner large-scale programs.
• Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the program. The position will particularly require a strong ability to engage and negotiate with various government officials at District and Divisional levels.
• Ability and willingness to travel frequently
• Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently and generate innovation.
• Strong communications skills (oral and written). Ability to effectively represent the program in various fora.
• Good report writing skills, computer skills, including MS Office program.
• Ability to work under pressure.
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