Midwife MHNT

Job Location:Badakhshan
Category:Health Care
Employment Type:Full Time
Salary:As per organization’s salary scale
Vacancy Number:OCCD-BDK-009
No. Of Jobs:1
Years of Experience:2 Years with BPHS Projects
Contract Duration:11 Months
Education:MoPH Certified Midwife
Close date:2021-10-31

About OCCD:

Organization for Community Coordination and Development (OCCD) established and registered with Ministry of Economy in 2013, is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political and independent organization. OCCD works in partnership with Government, development and implementing partners in Health, Education, Agriculture and Livestock, Research and Development

Job Description:

  • Provide RMNCH services based on MISP
  • Provide basic newborn care including neonatal resuscitation, thermal care, skin to skin contact, eye care ((tetracycline eye ointment 1%), cord clamping and use of Chlorhexidine gel for cord care and early initiation of breast feeding
  • Provide normal delivery services for pregnant women in the need of cases
  •  Identify danger sign and complications including Ante –Partum hemorrhage, Post- Partum Hemorrhage, Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia, anemia, and puerperal infections and refer to higher level
  • Provide health services for GBV cases
  • Provision of syndromic management of STI
  • Provide proper Family Planning Services based on MHTE package
  • Ensure all mothers are screened with malnutrition and identified cases should be given proper counseling
  • Ensure that pregnant women receive adequate daily Iron and folic acid tablets
  •  Promote consumption of iodized salt
  • Give health education on reproductive health issues and information on IYCF for pregnant and lactating women
  • Keep proper record of all the activities done and prepare weekly/monthly reports
  • Giving Nutrition education to pregnant and lactating mothers of children receiving nutrition services
  • Giving IYCF specific counseling to U2 children’s’ mothers
  • Focus group discussion between group of mothers of well-nourished children and malnourished children
  • Meeting with community elders for community awareness and sensitization
  • Conducting food demonstration sessions in community 
  • Giving specific counseling to the mothers of SAM and MAM children regarding proper complementary feeding in different stages of life
  • Counseling to pregnant and lactating women for getting additional food.
  • Encouraging mothers to receive Iron Folic Acid (IFA) during lactation and pregnancy.
  • Any other task assigned by the line supervisor

Job Requirements:

  • MoPH certified Midwife
  • At least 2 years of experience with BPHS
  • Familiar with MISP needed training MISP, PHTLA a plus point
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in health project management and ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to travel to the targeted location
  • Ability to support provincial team and provide/receive constructive feedback
  • Good communication and counselling skills

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates should submit their resumes along with the cover letter to:

Human resource Department

Address: OCCD Main Office:

Charahi Lab Jar in front of Massoud Mustaf Children Hospital

E-mail: hr@occd.org.af


NOTE: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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