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 and experienced candidates to fill the following vacant positions that are existing in the organisation.
NURSE PROVIDERS (LOCATION: SOUTH, CENTRAL & NORTH)
The purpose of the position is to provide high quality integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in line with MSI standards in Banja La Mtsgolo static clinics
- Providing overall leadership in steering the operations of the clinic towards efficiency and effectiveness
- Implementing sound financial management practices at the centre through effective budgeting and cash flow forecasting
- Implementing effective stock control practices which ensure appropriate inventory levels and availability of accurate records
- Planning and executing the delivery of effective sexual and reproductive health services
both at the static clinic and in the outreach programme
Managing the relationship between the centre and all stakeholders within the community or
- Counsel clients and provide advice for family planning, sexual transmitted infections, HIV/AIDs and other SRH services;
- Assist in the treatment room during surgical procedures;
- Run under 5s clinics, including screening, weighing and immunisation;
- Examine clients and treat STIs and minor ailments;
- Prescribe and dispense drugs;.
- Practicing high standards of infection prevention at all times while ensuring that clinic protocols are maintained to MSI standards.
- 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 customers
- 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 ‘crosssell’ BLM services;
- Liaise with Community Outreach Programme and the RHAs;
- Support and take part in promotional events.
- Other duties assigned from time to time
Knowledge, Skills and other Attributes
- Diploma or Degree in Nursing/Midwifery and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwives Council of Malawi
o 2- 5 years proven professional experience
o Patient counselling, including youth counselling
o Extensive provision of FP services
- Excellent communicator who can work with health facility staff through a collaborative approach
- Knowledge of Word and Excel for reporting, and a willingness to learn CLIC
- Communication/interactive skills and must function well independently, as well as part of a team
- Solid organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fastpaced and detail-oriented team environment;
- Effective in report writing
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 as follows:
• One reference from your current or most recent employer
• One reference from your previous employer
• One reference from your last employer and
• One reference from your last but one employer
All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Director,
Banja La Mtsogolo,
P.O. Box 1854,
E-mail: [email protected]; to reach him not later than Friday 3 July 2020.
“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 opportunities employer. No canvassing of any kind is allowed.