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Physician Assistant

JOB SUMMARY

Company Planned Paren...
Industry NGO/IGO/INGO
Category Public Health
Location Kparigu
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education First Degree
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Nov 30, 2022
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Company Profile

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), is an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). PPAG, a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) education, information and services in Ghana,in close collaboration with OXFAM, hereby invites result-oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association.

Job Description

  • DIRECTLY REPORT TO: SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the facility head
  • Provide routine patient consultation on minor ailments, reviewing detention and admitted cases on ward rounds and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) issues including Family Planning counseling, HIV/AIDS management and treatment of STI’s and Post Abortion Care
  • Provide SRHR education/information to patients and clients
  • Ensure the effective overall running of the Clinic
  • Manage emergency clinical cases.
  • Assist in providing curative and preventive health services in the clinic.
  • Ensure the efficient use of clinical equipment and resources
  • Prepare and follow an effective referral system, where necessary
  • Refer cases to the appropriate facility, if necessary.
  • Ensure that clinical reports are collated and submitted as required
  • Collate and analyze service statistics to improve service delivery and programmes
  • Ensure effective infection control in the clinic and adhering to quality of care (QoC)
  • Supervise and ensure the effective implementation of SBCC activities in the clinic and the community
  • Ensure that staff provide effective and efficient clinical services and service delivery
  • Ensure that clients and providers rights are adhered to
  • Liaise with other nurses and midwives to ensure that clinical standards are adhered to
  • Attend meetings and training programmes as required
  • Prepare Annual Work Plan and Performance Appraisal
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Required Skills or Experience

  • A degree in Physician Assistantship or any other higher related field with a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience, 3 of which must be in a managerial or administrative position.
  • Having additional qualification in Mental, General or Midwifery Nursing is an added advantage.

The applicant;

  • Very good interpersonal, communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • Must be honest, transparent and reliable
  • Must be friendly and accommodative
  • High sense of responsibility, humour, be judgmental and able to take initiatives
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work for long hours and under pressure
  • Ability to travel at short notices

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