Volunteer Role – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist – VSO

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Volunteer Role – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist – VSO

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Volunteer role – Obstetrician/Gynaecologist – VSO

Role overview

The ideal person in this role will:

  • Work in collaboration with the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT) to strengthen gynaecological services in targeted health facilities and improve quality of caesarean sections.
  • Build the capacity of medical officers, health workers and clinical leads in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training, job coaching, mentoring and support supervision.
  • Support strengthening functioning of maternity, labour wards and level four health care facilities.
  • Provide technical capacity building support to health workers in conducting ultrasound scans of pregnant women (applicable for Sierra Leone)
  • Plan and organise outreach MNH services with the help of care workers and DHMTs (applicable for Sierra Leone)

Disclaimer: These objectives are subject to improvement/modification after discussion with the project manager as well as the implementing partner.

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Qualified Medical degree with specialization in Obstetrics/Gynaecology.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of post-qualification work experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Note: For Sierra Leone –
  • The ideal candidate should have expert experience in ultrasound machine/V-Scan
  • Obstetrics experience including labour management and recognition of obstetric emergency
  • You are fully accredited in your home country.
  • You have the ability to work with limited technical resources
  • You have experience in training, coaching and supervision
  • Fluent English proficiency
  • IT skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
Closing date for applications 30 June 2019 before midnight.

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