Reproductive Health Officer

Reproductive Health Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 6041

Job Title: Reproductive Health Officer

Application deadline: 30.11.2021

Duty Station: Hasaka

Job Requirements:

  • Preferably, Medical doctor / gynecologist, or;
  • nurse or midwife alongside 2 years professional and competent experience in working in obstetrics at hospitals or BEMOC centers. Post graduate training in Reproductive Health/. Obstetrics/Gynecology will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated high capacity in performing Normal deliveries, IUD insertion, managing Maternal and Newborn Emergency complications wisely and effectively, and the ability to train and guide the RH services providers on that.
  • Experience working in humanitarian or development contexts, previous emergency response, conflict/post-conflict experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide hands on technical support to health providers, experience setting up and managing trainings strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyze and interpret data and to track performance against program indicators.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Can work effectively with various personalities and departments.
  • Ability to lead, train, supervise and facilitate.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team is essential.
  • Ability to communicate in local languages
  • Good practical English is needed. Good verbal English skills will be an added advantage.
  • Good practical skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Can and willing to travel to field sites.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Applicant should not be having another Job if he/she got selected by the organization.

 The organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer which considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 The organization encourages women to work with us to reach the neediest people in need of humanitarian assistance, such as women, widows and children. We are committed to providing a decent work environment that takes into account the needs of women in the workplace, such as maternity leave and safety protocols that take into account the special needs of women in the field.

Job Description:

  1. Under the supervision of Health Services Manager the RH Officer will manage all aspects of the Reproductive Health activities including pre and postnatal care for mothers, Care of the Newborn, provision of family planning counseling and methods, Health Education to mothers, women , girls and families of Primary Health Care facilities , EMOnC services , including supervision and capacity-building of service providers, developing RH implementation and monitoring plan and adapt program to changing context as needed.
  2. Conduct regular site visits for monitoring and supervision to ensure quality of services, accurate data collection and verify consumption rates of pharmaceuticals and supplies /consumables.
  3. Training and ensuring the service providers using the RH related data recording and reporting tools and supporting and assisting RH manager in the planning and conducting RH trainings.
  4. Support in conducting on –the –job trainings for the midwives and RH services providers in BeMOC centers and in PHC facilities.
  5. Work closely with Community Health Workers (CHWs) ensuring referrals and follow up are made for RH related services from communities to health facilities.
  6. Training CHWs on community aspects of RH including child spacing, family methods and utilization of services, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, maternal care during pregnancy and after delivery, with support from RH Manager, and Health Coordinator.
  7. Work with the Monitoring Officer in design of data collection forms, compilation of RH data and complete RH portion of health program reports.
  8. Regularly analyze data in conjunction with RH manager, HIS manager, Health Coordinator and Health Services Manager in order to track reproductive health trends, needs and developing appropriate responses.
  9. Ensure that all RH related activities, indicators and objectives are successfully met within the project timeframe and budget.
  10. Coordinate internally and externally to ensure integrated implementation of Reproductive health services as GBV, /CCSAS, maternal and child feeding with other sectors like Women Protection & Empowerment, general protection, Livelihoods etc.
  11. Ensure appropriate treatment of beneficiaries in general, and mainly those requiring clinical RH care services within organization health program and ensure that the system for referral of cases is developed and functioning efficiently and with optimal results. Depending on the clinical protocols and guidelines and with the support from RH manager.
  12. Support in recruiting new midwives or RH staff if needed.
  13. Provide direction and advice regarding expansion of Reproductive health services to other areas including overseeing existing and establishment of new BEmOC centers in supported health facilities.
  14. Participate in needs assessment for Reproductive Health programming.
  15. Perform other duties and tasks as delegated and assigned by supervisor.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Reproductive Health Officer is the focal point for the organization’s Reproductive Health care services in Al-Hassakah governorate of Syria. The primary functions of the Reproductive Health Officer includes with support from RH Manager ,Program Manager and Health Coordinator implementation and oversight of reproductive health services in Al-Hassakah governorate of Syria serving the displaced Syrian population including implementation of MISP, support to facilities providing RH services,  supervision and capacity building of staff, ensuring quality of services with training, supportive supervision, on-the-job training and standard quality assurance tools,  internal and external coordination, and day-to-day administration of RH activities. He/she reports to the RH Manager and works closely with the health manager and Health Coordinator in those program sites where he/she will be supporting the RH program activities. . This position reports directly to Health services Manager.

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