Background & Description

The LHV will be responsible to assist the Medical Officer In-charge in conducting daily OPD, provide BEmOC services by conducting a normal, safe & clean delivery, taking care of new born, entering all required data in relevant register (s), disseminate proper information to patient/care givers during pregnancy/at time of delivery/discharge. In case of a referral follow referral guidelines/protocols and inform patient/care takers for the reason of referral. Maintain all relevant registers/cards at health facility.

Responsibilities:

·         Assist Female Medical Officer in conducting daily OPD;

·         Provide BEmOC services at health facility;

·         Screen high risk pregnancies and refer them to a higher level health facility as per referral protocols;

·         Enter all relevant data of patient (s) in OPD/Delivery/PNC registers;

·         Ensure labor room is thoroughly clean and all required instruments to conduct a delivery are properly sterilized;

·         Conduct safe and clean normal delivery as per standard guidelines;

·         Ensure all necessary documents e.g. ultrasound consent form, delivery consent form etc is properly signed before conducting a delivery;

·         Keep delivered woman under observation for at least 06 hours for PNC at health facility;

·         Ensure a delivered woman initiates breast feeding within first hour after her delivery;

·         Disseminate information on importance of breast feeding, routine vaccination, care of baby’s cord, personal & new born hygiene and nutrition etc;

·         Ensure after discharge of a patient; female cleaner has thoroughly cleaned the labor room, washed and sterilized the instruments/equipment;

·         Ensure all equipment/instruments in labor room/MCH center are well maintained and kept;

·         Ensure all suspected PLW attending health facility are screened for malnutrition and referred to CMAM center for further management;

·         Refer pregnant women to EPI center to receive TT vaccination;

·         Disseminate proper information and guide patients on danger signs of pregnancy and reason for referral to a secondary/tertiary care level health facility;

·         Update Medical Officer on deliveries, referrals etc;

·         On arrival at duty, take over a proper charge of medicine, cleaning items etc from the duty staff nurse/LHV,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         On arrival at duty, take a quick round of MCH center to ensure female cleaner has properly cleaned MCH center and take over charge from In-charge LHV by counting medicine/consumables etc;

·         Participate in capacity development trainings organized by Organization or any other partner organization;

·         Attend staff meetings convened at health facility/project office;

·         Follow proper chain of command and communication lines within the organization;

·         Do not leave duty station without informing Supervisor or Admin/HR officer;

·         Immediately inform Supervisor or Admin/HR in case of an incident/emergency;

·         Deal patients & their attendants politely and in a respectable way;

·         Accomplish any other job related task assigned by Supervisor (s) or senior management.

 

Requirements and Skills

Qualifications and experience essential:

Ø  Significant experience in related role (at least 4 years);

Ø  Work experience in a similar role with an INGO (at least 2 years).

 

Desirable:

Ø  Local of KPK;

Ø  Speaks Pashto and Urdu fluently;

Ø  Familiar with local culture and customs;

Ø  Any additional training/qualification received in related fields;

Ø  Trained in ultrasonography;

Ø  A good team player.

Education

Ø  LHV diploma from a recognized and registered institute;

Ø  Registered with Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and having a valid registration;

How to Apply

Candidates should submit their CV and motivation letter with salary expectations latest by, July 05, 2018 via e-mail to: pk.recruitment@yahoo.com . Only short listed candidates will be contacted, and no phone calls will be entertained.

About Organization

Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for humanitarian aid, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and sustainable development. Malteser International started its relief activities in Pakistan after the earthquake in October 2005. The current focus next to relief activities is on the sector Health, including WASH and Nutrition, as well as on Livelihood and Disaster Risk Reduction as cross-cutting issue. To reduce the vulnerability and to enhance disaster preparedness and response capacities Malteser International has been undertaking Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) and government DRR capacity building projects since 2008. The current programs are being conducted in 3 project areas (Peshawar, Swat and Sindh).