Planned Parenthood Association Of Ghana Vacancies 2017

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24 Oct, 2017

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) is a voluntary, not for profit organization that undertakes advocacy and service delivery in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Ghana. PPAG is a Member Association (MA) of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). It is governed by respectable volunteers who are the members of the Association. The Governing body, formulate policies which are implemented by staff.

Job Description

Job Title: Midwives

Location: Kparigu (Northern Zone) & Sunyani (Brong Ahafo Region)
Report To: Zonal Manager

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information, education and services, hereby invites result-oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant positions to be filled in the Association.
PPAG believes in Child and Vulnerable Adults’ protection policy

Job Purpose:

To provide quality Sexual Reproductive Health services to clients through the clinics and outreach services.

Key Results:

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Provide Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) issues
Provide SRH education/information to patients and clients
Take charge of the Midwifery Unit
Assist in providing Family Planning counselling, HIV/AIDS management and treatment of STI’s and Post Abortion Care
Assist in managing emergency clinical cases.
Assist in providing curative and preventive health services in the clinic.
Ensure the efficient use of clinical equipment and resources.
Refer cases to the appropriate facility, if necessary.
Assist in ensuring that clinical reports are collated and submitted as required

Ensure effective infection control in the Clinic
Assist in the supervision and ensuring the effective implementation of BCC activities in the clinic and the community
Ensure that clients rights are adhered to
Prepare and follow an effective referral system, where necessary
Collate and analyze service statistics
Liaise with other nurses and midwives to ensure that clinical standards are adhered to
Attend meetings and training programmes as may be required.
Required Skills or Experience
A State Registered Midwifery
Additional higher qualification in related field will be an added advantage
A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience, 3 of which must be in a similar position.

Qualification in Physician Assistantship will be an added advantage

THE PERSON:
Must have very good interpersonal, communication, report writing and presentation skills
Must be honest, transparent, reliable and duty-conscious
Must be very accommodative
High sense of responsibility, humour, be non- judgmental and able to take initiatives
Must be a team player and self-motivated
Must be able to work for long hours and sometimes due to workload under pressure
Have excellent human relations skills and be youth friendly.
Ability to source for information and determine new strategies for enhanced performance
Must be able to work with little or no supervision
Ability to travel at short notices

How to Apply

All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers to: The Search Committee Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) P.O. Box AN 5756, Accra-North. OR drop in at: PPAG Head Office, Latebiokorshie, Nasia Road, OR e-mail:
People living with HIV/AIDS are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Applicants in the Northern and Brong Ahafo Regions are encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview.
Closing Date: October 27, 2017.

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