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Outreach Nurse at Banja La Mtsogolo

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Banja La Mtsogolo

OUTREACH NURSE
Location: Salima
Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM)
Background
Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM) is a Malawian Non-Governmental Healthcare Organization established in 1987. BLM provides quality Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare including HIV/AIDS information and interventions. BLM is a senior member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Partnership which works in 43 countries. BLM exists to improve quality of life in Malawi through family planning and reproductive health care services. BLM serves over 800,000 clients annually and makes a significant contribution to national family planning objectives. The organization has national coverage, operating through 25 clinics, and numerous outreach clinic sites.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of Outreach Nurse under the Bergstrom project.
OUTREACH NURSE (2)
Reporting Line: Outreach Coordinator Location: Salima
Role Purpose
The Outreach Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality services in general as well as sexual and reproductive health (SRH) with excellent customer care, which is in line with MSI/BLM policies and procedures.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Service Provision
Counselling clients and providing advice for family planning, sexual transmitted infections, HIV /AIDs and other SRH services.
Assist in the treatment room during surgical procedures.
Examine clients and treat STIs and minor ailments.
Run under Fives Clinics, including screening, weighing and immunisation.
Prescribe and dispense drugs.
Practicing high standards of infection prevention at all times while ensuring that clinical protocols are maintained to MSI standards.
Client care
In line with BLM standards, provide care to all clients, which has the following qualities: Consistent, Reliable, Courteous, Value for money, Prompt and excellent, as perceived and judged by the clients.
Provide ‘vocal local’, a MSI conversation technique used to relax clients during procedures. .
Record keeping and reporting
Routinely maintain accurate records of all procedures and produce reports as necessary.
Monitor levels of medical and pharmaceutical supplies.
Marketing and business development
Together with the other members of the centre team, contribute to ensuring that the centre is self-sustaining and help generate additional clients, retain existing clients and ‘cross-sell’ BLM services.
Liaise with Community Outreach Programme and the RHAs.
Support and take part in promotional events.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Outreach Coordinator from time to time.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
A holder of a Diploma in Nursing and be registered with the Nurses and Midwife Council of Malawi.
At least two (2) years’ relevant experience.
Extensive knowledge of modern family practices and procedure.
Thorough knowledge of the use and effects of various drugs.
Thorough knowledge of general nursing practice
Basic knowledge of drug stock control system.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and other team members
Ability to exercise independent judgement in making decisions involving no-routine
problems with general guidance only from Centre Manager.
Basic computer skills: outlook, excel, PowerPoint and word.
Must be Pro-choice
Method Of Application
If you are interested and you meet the above requirements, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter including names and contact details of at least three traceable referees (at least one reference from your current employer or most recent employer; or any previous employers from the recent past)
All applications should be addressed to:
The Acting Corporate Services Director,
Banja La Mtsogolo,
P.O. Box 1854,
LILONGWE.
E-mail: recruitment@banja.org.mw; to reach her not later than Thursday 26th January 2023.
“Our organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and therefore expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment”
BLM is an equal opportunity employer. No canvassing of any kind is allowed.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@banja.org.mw