Traditional Birth Attendance Manager -TBA ( National Position)
PARTNERS IN HEALTH SIERRA LEONE, LLC.
Traditional Birth Attendance Manager ( TBA)
Koidu Government Hospital KGH, Kono
Reproductive and Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Program Manager
Duration of Contract:
Twelve (12) Months
Partners In Health Sierra Leone LLC (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. Our delivered services in the field are based in our partnership with the Governments and Ministries of Health and the support to education, training and mentorship to Health care workers and students is one of our pillars for the Health care system strengthening.
PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.
Our Work In Sierra Leone:
Partners In Health Sierra Leone LLC (PIH) began supporting the government of Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola epidemic in October 2014. Recognizing the large need for continued investments in the health system after Ebola, PIH is committed to long-term health system strengthening in support of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), guided by the same principles as our emergency response and our work around the world: public sector accompaniment, integrated and comprehensive services, social justice, nimbleness and flexibility, partnership, community ownership, and evidence-based interventions. In the aftermath of the epidemic, PIH is committed to supporting the delivery of comprehensive health services in Sierra Leone, from the community level to the health center and to referral hospitals.
The TBA Manager is a member of the PIH Sierra Leone team and will work in collaboration with, Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), the clinical and support services staff to enhance high-quality, comprehensive maternal and newborn health services at community and Primary Health Unit (PHU) level. The TBA Manager will work closely with the Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescent Health Program Manager; all hospital based maternal and child health clinical staff; DHMT/PHU Staff; Community Based Program staff; TBAs, Community Leaders/stakeholders, and Women’s groups, community stakeholders, and significant others to improve the quality of maternal and newborn health services and reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in Kono District. The main focus will be coordinating and managing TBAs activities in the all the Chiefdoms in Kono District, and the PHUs. Providing training, supportive supervision, and mentorship to TBAs under RMNCAH-GAC project.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work, including patients, families and community members, are treated with respect and dignity. We recognize that our work is rooted in vulnerable communities and, as a social justice organization, we are responsible for preventing sexual abuse and exploitation and enforcing consequences for those who fail to uphold these standards. PIH will not tolerate its employees, volunteers, consultants or any other representatives associated with the delivery of our work carrying out any form of sexual abuse or sexual exploitation, failing to report any allegations of sex abuse or sexual exploitation, or retaliation against those who report or participate in investigations.
Qualification and Experience
Methods of Application
Application with detailed curriculum vitae (maximum 3 pages) including names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees, by email to: [email protected] not later 5:00PM GMT on Friday, 18th December, 2020.
PIH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate applicants on the basis of sex, religion, tribe, or region. Female applicants are encouraged to apply and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE DO NOT ACCEPT HARD COPY APPLICATIONS