Temporary Reproductive Health Clinical Officers

PSI Malawi

PSI Malawi is part of a global health network providing life-saving information, products and services to tackle the most pressing health problems, so that people can lead healthier, happier, more productive lives. PSI makes it easier for women and couples to plan the families they desire, have safe pregnancies and deliveries, and protect themselves and their families from malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea, malnutrition, HIV and AIDS, and chronic diseases.

Temporary Reproductive Health Clinical Officers

Job Summary

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for providing long acting and permanent methods of contraception.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage client flow at outreach clinics and assist in preparing clients for procedures.
  • Provide FP services (including BTL and Vasectomy) according to PSI Malawi and Ministry of Health service delivery protocols during outreach clinics.
  • Ensure that client counselling and education standards, including informed choice are adhered to at all times.
  • Appropriately manage and refer complications and/or adverse events reported during outreach clinics.
  • Ensure the equipment for family planning (FP) procedures is cleaned and sterilized in line with infection prevention standards and regulations.
  • Successfully demonstrate technical competence during periodic performance assessments.

Qualification and Experience

Diploma in Clinical Medicine with strong surgical skills, Registered with Medical Council of Malawi and at least three 3 years working experience in performing family planning procedures.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Experience in handling gynecological cases, including long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods
  • Pleasant and open attitude to serving clients, including youth.
  • Willingness to travel 75% to rural areas.
  • Skills to analyze, interpret and assist to solve difficult problems
  • Be self –starter, effective team player

OTHER KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Adhoc meeting with outreach tram members and DHMT counterparts

Applications must be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the position you are applying for as well as the location to: The Procurement Manager, PSI Malawi, P.O. Box 30132, Kanengo, Lilongwe by hand or by email to jsimfukwe@psimalawi.org before Friday noon on 27th September, 2019.