Midwife

Diploma   Afghanistan, Kandahar Full Time 183
Date Posted:Jun 22, 2022
Reference:546-2022
Closing Date:Jun 29, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Health Care
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:5 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Intersos Afghanistan:

Founded: 2004 

INTERSOS is an Italian non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people in danger, victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Established in 1992, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and the unprotected. INTERSOS is an independent association which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world's poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure.

Job Summary:

Midwife position with INTERSOS Afghanistan

Duties & Responsibilities:

Give health education at the mobile clinic or health facility waiting area on reproductive health issues and information on IYCF for pregnant and lactating women.

Ensure all the equipment’s for a reproductive health services are in place and operational.

Ensure that the pregnant mothers are given all the pre-natal care (ANC) services required.

Ensure all mothers who deliver in the community or Primary Health Care level get post-natal (PNC) and family planning services.

Conduct deliveries at the static clinic and asses the complicated cases and refer them to district hospital for more investigation and proper treatment.

Provide refresher training and supervision to the community midwifes.

Keep proper record of all the activities done and prepare a weekly/monthly report.

Discus all complication with medical doctor and make referral to hospitals as required.

Provide proper Family Planning services to all clients at the clinic level as per MOH protocol and keep records.

Ensure all mothers are screened with malnutrition and identified cases should be given proper counseling and treatment.


Job Requirement:

High Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or Midwifery studies is required.

2+ years of relevant work experience at least.

Pashto and Dari skills are required; English is preferable.

Work experience in Health as emergency response projects is preferable.

Previous experience working for an international NGO is preferable.

Commitment to INTERSOS principles.

Comply with all relevant INTERSOS policies and procedures.

Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field.

Ability and willingness to travel and stay overnight at service delivery point.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kandahar

Submission Guideline:

please submit your applications by filling the INTERSOS Standard Job application form (attached file) along with an updated CV and Cover letter to jobs.afghanistan@intersos.org or can send the hard copy of the applications to any of the INTERSOS offices. Please note that applying without filling job application form may result in disqualifying the applications to review for shortlisting

Please indicate the position title, Vacancy Number, and Location in the Subject Line of your email otherwise your application will not be considered.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and called for a test/Interview.

Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encouraged to apply.

Submission Email:

  jobs.afghanistan@intersos.org

Attachments:

2228567754.docx