Reproductive Health Officer - Lodwar at IRC

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Reproductive Health Officer - Lodwar
Duty Station : Kenya

Description

Job Purpose/Objective

Working under the guidance and supervision of the RH Manager, he/She will be responsible for assisting the potential ‘’ Pambazuka ‘’ project accomplish the goals of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in Turkana county. The RH Officer will work closely with the sub county health focal persons to strengthen the delivery of quality facility and community based MNH services.

Key Responsibilities:

  Technical

Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of MNH program activities as guided by the project deliverables.Work closely with the sub county RH focal persons in planning and training both community and health facility staff at the county level on MNH competencies.Build capacity of the county health staffs in the supported facilities through supportive supervision in collaboration with the county health management teams.Ensure quality programming through standardized use of guidelines and industry recognized protocols.Ensure strengthening of the community referral systems in the targeted community structures.Assist the supported county health facilities in improving data quality and utilization to improve services at facility level.

 Monitoring & Reporting

Participate in the joint IRC & County health teams field monitoring and support supervision exercises.Participate in identification and response to project needs including follow-up to ensure project success.Participate in monitoring timeliness, quality and progress of project deliverables as per the work plans and implementation plans in place.Ensure timely preparation and submission of progress reports, documentation and use of information to continuously improve the quality and performance of the project.

Communication and Documentation

Participate in development and maintenance of project related record-keeping system and provide accurate documentation of all reporting forms.Participate in development of material related to project progress and updates both internal and external use.

Required qualification /experience & Competencies

Diploma or degree certificate in nursing, clinical medicine.At least 3 years experience in reproductive health and community based programsCompetent in Windows, MS office programs, email and database (HMIS, EPI-Info) experience.Strong assessment, project planning, organisational, interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to multitask, manage pressure and flexibility.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

Disclaimer:

Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email:IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.

 

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