Reproductive Health Supervisor

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Employer: Mercy USA
Job Title: Reproductive Health Supervisor
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other
Description:

DEPARTMENTPROGRAMS

REPORTS TO: PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERT

PLACE OF WORK: ABDUWAQ

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

POSITIONS: ONE

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical guidance, advice and support to project counterparts to effectively implement activities across a broad range of service delivery areas including;-
  • Quality improvement along RH continuum of care Preconception care services

  • Source and disseminate RH related Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials

  • Promote cervical cancer screening and linkage to cryotherapy treatment and other treatment options

  • Promote high impact and locally appropriate interventions, such as preconception care, cervical cancer screening, youth friendly services, and reproductive health counselling

  • Promote screening and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) including HIV in the RH service delivery point

  • Promote integration of services in the different services delivery points e.g. RH into HIV/TB clinic

  • Prepare health facilities to provide quality services on RH

  • Promote the development of health workers and management staff capacity in the above areas through a broad range of approaches such as curriculum
  • Development and training, one-on-one mentorship and on-the-job training, supportive supervision, etc.
  • Take measures to support the operationalization of Mercy USA’s guidance in maternal health and the reproductive health toolkit
  • Act as focal point for RH in the region, provide technical support to the country operations and partners to improve all aspects of reproductive health and HIV services
  • Introduce/enforce standardized protocols for selected areas (such as syndromic case management of STIs, referral of obstetric emergencies, clinical response to survivors of sexual violence, counselling etc.).
  • Monitor all reproductive health indicators in the region and provide feedback to countries on improving quality of data collection as well as programming.

  • Support analysis of maternal death audits in the region along with the Public Health Expert identifying gaps in maternal health programming and making recommendations to address these gaps and supporting their implementation

JOB SPECIFICATION

Academic

  • Degree in Health Sciences such as Nutrition, Public Health, Nursing or another technical relevant discipline

Experience

· 2-3 years in similar position

Work related skills

· Good organizational skills

· Good time management skills

· Strong communication skills, including ability to lead and manage remote

· Ability to work in harsh conditions

· Aggressive and Result Oriented

· Able to set targets and meet own targets on a monthly basis and follow up targets of reporting colleagues

· Able to meet deadlines

· Knowledge of local Language- Somali

Personal attributes

· Ability to work under pressure

· Trustworthy

· Team player

· Responsiveness

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Strong customer relation skills

· Integrity

HOW TO APPLY:

About Mercy USA

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA’s projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth around the world.

The position will close 20th January 2019

Any interested candidate can send a CV and cover letter to the following email address: hr.eaprogram@mercyusa.org or Deliver hardcopy CV’s to the MOH (Balanbale & Abduwaq). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 
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