Temporary/ Locum VMMC Assistant Surgeons

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PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors and harnessing the power of markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

Applications are invited from well qualified individuals based in Blantyre and Mulanje Districts for the below stated position

TITLE:  Temporary/ Locum VMMC Assistant  Surgeons based in Blantyre/Mulanje

DEPARTMENT:   HIV Department

REPORTS TO:     Team Leader

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist in providing quality and safe medical male circumcision services to clients in the fixed, outreach and mobile sites using dorsal slit method and where possible device technique.
  2. Assist in screening VMMC clients and ensure that they are fit for surgery.
  3. Assist in providing STI screening and treatment services for clients attending male circumcision services presenting with STI.
  4. Document and manages circumcision related adverse events as per the national standards.
  5. Assist in conducting day 2 (48hrs) and day 7 follow up review of all circumcised clients. Ensure active follow up (by phone or physical tracing) is done and documented for all clients missing follow up visits.
  6. Conduct timely and proper documentation of client files and registers according to M&E protocol. This includes electronic entry of clients’ data in program data base.
  7. Participates in team level monthly planning and quality improvement team (QIT) meetings and other QA activities.
  8. Comply to team work ethics and quality standards. Participate in the development of monthly team operations work plan and schedules.
  9. Conduct immediate post-op review before discharging the client.
  10. Keeps clients information in strict confidence.
  11. Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION :

  • Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery Technician
  • Registered with Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi.
  • 2 Years’ experience providing continuous medical circumcision services

  PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Understanding of HIV/AIDS Programming in Malawi
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of device(Shang Ring) circumcision is an added advantage
  • Skills to analyze, interpret and assist to solve difficult problems arising from the team and organization’s cultural diversity
  • Be self-starter, effective team player and demonstrated verifiable result –oriented track record.

OTHER KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Adhoc meeting with MOH and stakeholders.

SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS TO:  [email protected]  not later than 8 th  November, 2021 @ 17.00 noon.

  PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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