Midwife

Job Location:Badakhshan Panjshir
Nationality:Afghan
Category:Health Care
Employment Type:Full Time
Salary:As per organization’s salary scale
Vacancy Number:OCCD-BDK/PJR-004
No. Of Jobs:10
City:Badakhshan, Panjshir
Organization:OCCD
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:6 Months
Gender:Female
Education:MoPH Certified Midwife
Close date:2021-12-30

About OCCD:

Organization for Community Coordination and Development (OCCD) established and registered with Ministry of Economy in 2013, is a non-profit, Sameer Zamiry (/user/dashboard) Logout (https://www.acbar.org/site/logout) ACBAR Language (/) Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief and Development  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 recruitment-af@occd.org.af

PLEASE REMEMBER TO WRITE THE VACANCY#, POSITION, AND PROVINCE IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. NOTE: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Submission Email:

recruitment-af@occd.org.af

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