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Society for Family Health
Industry: Medical
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 26 June 2015

Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye (...)

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROVIDERS

Description

The Reproductive Health (RH) Provider will be responsible for building the capacity of public providers to offer family planning methods including implants and the Intrauterine Devices (IUDs). Towards this goal, the RH Provider will mentor and provide on-site clinical support and monitor compliance with service delivery and counselling standards to ensure that Public sector providers adhere to national RH standards and guidelines. The RH Provider will also supervise demand creation activities to increase RH client flow at participating provider facilities. This position reports to Regional Manager.

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Requirements

Diploma in Nursing.
Registered with the General Nursing Council.
Must possess a valid practicing license with General Nursing Council.
Midwifery qualification is an added advantage.
Experience in LARC a must
At least 3 years experience in providing RH services, including counselling.
Experience with community based RH activities preferable.
Demonstrated competency in interval as well as post-partum IUD services as well as implant insertion and removal.
Demonstrated track record of his/her ability to foster collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Zambia and other donor funded projects

Responsabilities

Provide Family Planning Methods including long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in public facilities. Support family planning service delivery at Rural outreach sites and/or Urban Public Sector Health Centres as needed. Supervise demand creation activities conducted by Health Promoters to generate informed demand for modern family planning methods and ensure that providers and clients are informed of benefits of reversible long-term family planning methods. Assist coordination and monitoring of community level RH activities undertaken by Community Based Distributors. Provide on-site mentorship to ensure that Public Sector providers provide high quality intrauterine device (IUD) services, implant insertion and removal services, including confidential client centred counselling. Lead field based Quality Assurance activities including supervision, monitoring and support for providers in consultation with the QA and RH Managers. Maintain a daily record of clients seen and other activities based on SFH client intake forms. Ensure timeliness of submission of all data to relevant personnel.

Job Locations Availability

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    Zambia - Lusaka

Required Skills

  • Supervision