Service Provider (4 Posts) – Reproductive health Uganda (RHU)

Reproductive health
Uganda (RHU)
is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation
(IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact and gender
sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services
through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific
advocacy and strategic partnerships. It is a volunteer owned and led organization,
with the volunteer body having a distinct role to play in governance, but not
in actual project management and implementation
Position: Service Provider (4 Posts)
Duty Station: Kanungu (1) and Mbale(3)
Reports to: Service Provider In-Charge
Job Role: Provide Integrated Sexual and
Reproductive Health services to all clients according to Ministry of Health
(MOH) and RHU guidelines
Essential
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Inform, educate, communicate and
    motivate clients to make informed Sexual and Reproductive Health
    (SRH) choices, especially in the area of family planning and HIV/AIDS
  • Provide integrated SRH services to
    clients at all delivery points as per RHU’s SRH service package
  • Provide maternity services at RHU’s
    static clinic facility
  • Refer clients where necessary, to
    defined referral point(s)
  • Collect and maintain complete and
    accurate records of clients according to RHU/MOH service statistics manual
  • Analyze and utilize data to improve
    services at health facility
  • Perform any other professional duties
    as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Knowledge,
skills and temperament:
  • Thorough knowledge and skills in
    providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services including
    delivery of permanent methods of contraception Demonstrated ability to
    handle youth sexuality and reproductive issues; ability to write and
    submit reports within set deadlines; and ability to work effectively under
    pressure.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in
    providing MCH and other aspects of reproductive health including
    conducting deliveries, ANC, etc.
  • Ability to manage common tropical
    illnesses.
  • Training skills and ability to
    generate and maintain accurate records.
Training and experience:
  • Diploma-in
    Comprehensive Nursing or Registered Nurse/Midwife. Three years experience
    in providing integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services.
    Individuals with previous NGO experience and offering maternity services
    will have added advantage
How to apply:
Submit by post or hand-deliver a letter of application with
certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other
relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees (including
day time telephone numbers) to: The
Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746, Kampala Or
hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite
Uganda Museum) Closing Date: 6th
April, 2012
. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications
received after the closing date will not be considered. NB: For all positions
female applicants are encouraged to apply

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