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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We have certain job positions available at Olikoye Ransome Kuti Medical Centre (ORMC) Ibadan with opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the following positions:

1.             MATRON

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • To aid in the management and provision of a confidential counselling and health advice service.

· To provide emergency medical care, as required

· To demonstrate expert skills in first aid and medical care and offering advice to colleagues on safe practice.

· To identify, prioritise and implement programmes of care that meets the public health needs.

· To develop and implement up to date regular health promotion initiatives on specific health issues and to specific groups and individuals in line with client needs.

· To prepare and implement individual care plans where appropriate, in conjunction with the clients.

· To assist in the provision of advice, management and care to clients.

· Maintain and record accurate documentation and correspondence in line with compliance regulations and  guidance.

· To provide familiarisation sessions for staff as appropriate e.g. organise regular training for staff, keeping records.

· To administer and store medication correctly, checking expiry dates.

· To be responsible for the maintenance of all assets within the clinic.

· To support review of relevant policies.

• To follow good practice and specific directives on immunisation procedures relevant to the clients if required.

• To carry out any other duties, as may be assigned.

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Registered Nurse/Nurse Midwife, Midwifery or higher in the field with relevance to health care. Candidates with relevant work experience or advanced education in public health, health administration, or another relevant field will be considered with preference.
  • Experience in training and developing the skills of others.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

2.            FAMILY PLANNING PROVIDER

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for implementing family planning program activities.
  • Coordinate reportable STI follow up with medical providers, patients, and health department.
  • Responsible for purchasing and ordering program supplies and education materials to support the needs of patients and program staff.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to members of the medical care team regarding family planning program and services.
  • Responsible for the completion of all project reporting, including the timely, quality, and concise reports necessary for project deliverables and to evaluate project outcomes.
  • Maintain excellent patient service relationships and represent the organization professionally in all work related interactions with patients, the medical care team and community partners.
  • Responsible for coordinating and participating in outreach events to promote and educate on family planning services and resources.
  • Promote a positive work culture and uphold clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.
  • Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information.

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing  or higher in the field with relevance to health care. Candidates with relevant work experience or advanced education in public health, health administration, or another relevant field will be considered with preference.
  • Experience in training and developing the skills of others.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

3.            PERI-OPERATIVE NURSE

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing patients prior to surgery and alleviating their concerns
  • provide patient care during the pre-, intra- and postoperative stages. 
  • Gathering all supplies needed for the operation
  • Assuming responsibility of  keeping the operating room clean and  sterilized with other team members.
  • Preparation of instruments, trolleys and sterile supplies requested for surgery.
  • Performing swab, needle and instrument counts in line with standard operating procedures and policies. 
  • Position and prepare patient on operating table
  • Provide assistance to the Anaesthetist and Surgeon when required during operations.
  • Labelling and despatch of laboratory specimens after each procedure.
  • Managing and compiling procedure manuals, theatre registers and clients records. 
  • Communicating departmental policies, policy changes and/ or new procedures to relevant staff
  • Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation
  • Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies
  • Evaluate patient in postoperative phases
  • Adhere to safety standards and precautions
  • Ensuring that appropriate stock levels are maintained in the operating/surgical unit.
  • Reporting to senior officer/line manager, incidents of accidents, complaints, defects in drugs, supplies or equipment.
  • Participating in trials of new equipment and supplies and evaluation and serviceability of existing equipment.
  • Assume duties within or out of the sterile field as assigned.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be a certified operating room nurse (CNORs) with at least 3 years experience in Peri-operative nursing care. A diploma  in critical care is an added advantage.  Qualified candidate must possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail with a strong knowledge of operation procedures and patient safety. Being compassionate and sensitive is a prerequisite for the position.

4.            MEDICAL RECORDS OFFICER

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Creates new medical records and retrieves existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents; assigning and recording new record numbers; verifying existing record numbers; inputting and recording locations to computer; delivering records.
     
  • Gathers patient information by collecting demographic information from a variety of sources; interacting with registration areas and physicians’ offices; retrieving information from automated printer.
  • Maintains master patient index by completing assigned portion of daily audit trail; corrects and communicates problems according to established procedures.
  • Initiates the medical record by creating and processing the patient care record folder.
  • Maintains record availability by processing charts into the department; using chart mark-off procedures; facilitating chart location activities.
  • Retrieves medical records by following chart-out procedures; documenting reasons charts cannot be retrieved for statistical and follow-up purposes.
  • Delivers charts to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures.
  • Keeps health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.
  • Maintains quality results by following hospital standards.
  • Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
  • Enhances medical records and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

Qualifications:

Minimum of National Diploma in Heath information or computer science with at least 2 years of working experience. The applicant must also possess the following skills:

Computer literacy, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity, Thoroughness, Coordination, Deadline-Oriented, Internal Communications, Reporting Skills

5.            CLINICAL NURSING OFFICER/NURSE MID WIFE

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting doctors with physical examinations and care plans;
  • Performing an initial assessment of a patient’s condition;
  • Assist pregnant women in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery. 
  • Work closely with Obstetricians and Gynecologists in diagnosing and managing women with acute and chronic illnesses
  • Cleaning and dressing wounds;
  • Taking patients’ temperature and checking their blood pressure and pulse rates;
  • Administering medication and injections;
  • Setting up drips and blood transfusions;
  • Using different medical equipment;
  • Checking on the progress of a patient;
  • Handling sensitive and confidential information;

Qualification: Applicant must be a registered nurse (RN), registered midwife (RM) and/or holding Bachelor’s of science degree in nursing (BSN), with a minimum of 5 years clinical experience.

6.            CASH OFFICER

Reports to Finance Manager

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.

Job profile: Successful candidate will work in the accounts department of the clinic

Job responsibilities;

  • Conducts cash transactions with patients
  • Provides receipts to patients as they pay
  • Enter transactions into cash registers and cash receipts log books
  • Manages and monitors all cash receipting functions
  • Operates the POS terminals put in place for patients who want to pay with debit cards
  • Stores the cash in a secure location until it is deposited in the designated deposit drop location
  • Stores all the receipts generated by the POS terminal for  later submission in the  designated drop location
  • Interacts with the patients that come to pay and ensures  good interpersonal relationship exists
  • Checking for and informing patients of fees payable  for services provided
  • Solving all cash related queries of the patients and other enquirers
  • Organizing all the financial work in the clinic and maintaining the accounting records
  • Making daily transactions reports to the finance unit
  • Resolves  patient’s complaints on cash related issues
  • Answer patients questions and provide information on procedures or policies
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports utilizing Microsoft software and/or e-mail.
  • Ability to create tables and simple displays of information into spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized electronic medical records.

Qualification: Applicants must have at least a BSc or HND in accounting or any other related field. Also required is a minimum of 2 years working experience as well as interpersonal and communication skills.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants should fill the ONLINE FORM at https://forms.gle/UpS34es1Pr1h52pW9 and also send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and other credentials with a cover letter (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job: to programs@arfh-ng.org on/or before Monday October 11th , 2021. Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applicants are advised to provide functional e-mail/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees. Please provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of the referees.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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