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Saving Babies Lives Programme Officer (Midwife)

Job Opportunities

To : All interested candidates
From : Human Resource Department, Angkor Hospital for Children
Position : Saving Babies Lives Programme Officer (Midwife) (1 post)
Report to : Global Child Health Director
Job Location : Primarily in Preah Vihear Province with occasional travel to
Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap Province
Working Hours : 45 hours per week
Closing Date : January 15, 2018 at 5.00 pm

Introduction

The Saving Babies Lives Programme (SBLP) Officer must be a midwife. She plans, coordinates and implements the SBLP activities following the Annual Operational Plan (AOP) of the Global Child Health Programme (GCHP) and SBLP. This includes assessment, teaching, mentoring, coaching, evaluating each stage and implementing the community activities, mainly teaching, coaching and mentoring the nurses/midwives at the Referral Hospital and Health Center/Health Post. She communicates SBLP activities effectively with the SBL team and with the staff of Provincial Health Department (PHD), Operational Districts Referral Hospital (RH), Health Centre (HC), Health Post (HP) and community health workers. Ideally, this candidate will be based in Preah Vihear. A car and driver will be provided to travel within Preah Vihear and to Siem Reap as required.

Main Responsibilities

  • Attend Induction Training in order to implement the SBLP comprehensively.
  • Establish a good working relationship with the SBLP team and actively participate in GCHP meetings
  • Establish a good working relationship with the government health care workers across all levels and the PHD/OD staff and actively participate in PHD/OD meetings.
  • Develop individual plan of any given task within the GCHP/SBLP that is consistent with the strategic plan and AOP of GCHP/SBLP under the guidance of the GCHP Director.
  • Contribute to development and translation of the lectures and teaching materials for the SBLP.
  • Communicate with the relevant staff within both GCHP and the government health care workers in order to conduct SBLP activities such as teaching, mentoring and arranging meetings.
  • Carry out the KAPES (Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Equipment and Staffing) assessment at the HC, HP and Referral Hospital.
  • Provide teaching, coaching and mentoring to the staff at the hospital, health centres and health posts.
  • Join and sometimes conduct meetings with government health care workers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Associate Degree in Midwifery from an institution recognised by Ministry of Education Youths and Sport and the Ministry of Health, Cambodia.
  • At least 5 years experience in midwifery within a clinical setting
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisation, time keeping, and problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel and back and forth between Siem Reap and Health Centers/Health Posts in Preah Vihear
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and participating in discussions
  • Ability to work independently; to be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team
  • Ability to write summary reports for the project’s responsibilities
  • Understand the mission of Angkor Hospital for Children
  • Enthusiasm for the Saving Babies Lives Programme
  • To be willing to adapt to potential challenges faced during the programme
  • To be passionate to improve the health and wellbeing of neonates and their caregivers in remote areas.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit an Application for Employment (available at HR Department or download from http://angkorhospital.org/jobs/job-application-forms/) along with Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and eligible Certificate of degree to: Angkor Hospital for Children, Tep Vong Road & Umchhay Street, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap province‐district, PO Box 50, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. Tel: (+855) 63 963 409, 099 610 885, 015 687 438 or via email: [email protected]. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and submitted applications will not be returned.

“Applicants who do not complete an AHC application form will not be considered”

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