Familiarity with Minimum Initial Service Package - MISP
To provide reproductive health services in emergency situations.
The Nurse, under the supervision of the Rural Health Officer (RHO) in the field, Project Coordinator, and Head of Health Services from the central office of the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) Miashar, is additionally tasked with activities related to reproductive health services in emergencies. This is in line with the mutual understanding and collaboration between the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS), under the supervision of the Humanitarian Services Department (IFRC), in coordination with the goals of the Ministry of Public Health and the principles of the Afghan Red Crescent Society. The effective and beneficial delivery of reproductive health services in emergencies is aimed at serving the people.
Nurse midwives are obligated to go to the scene of the incident with the mobile health team in emergencies and provide reproductive health services to affected women in the best possible way.
Delivering RMNCH (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health) services based on MISP.
Providing essential newborn care, including neonatal resuscitation, maintaining newborn warmth, skin-to-skin contact, eye care (applying tetracycline eye ointment), tying the umbilical cord, and using chlorhexidine gel for umbilical care and initiating early breastfeeding.
Distributing clean delivery kits for pregnant women and Dignity MISP kits for women of reproductive age.
Providing delivery services for normal births for women in need.
Identifying signs of danger and complications, including antenatal bleeding, postnatal bleeding, preeclampsia/eclampsia, anemia, and referring them to higher-level health services.
Providing health services for gender-based violence (GBV) incidents.
Providing health services for syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Providing family planning services based on MHTE package.
Ensuring that all mothers are assessed for malnutrition, and appropriate counseling is provided for identified cases.
Ensuring that pregnant women receive an adequate supply of folic acid and iron tablets.
Promoting the consumption of iodized salt.
Providing health education on reproductive health issues and information on infant and young child feeding (IYCF) for pregnant and lactating women.
Maintaining proper documentation of all activities performed and preparing weekly and monthly reports.
Education, Experience, and Skills:
Minimum requirements for this position in the Afghan Red Crescent Society law and the Human Resources Department's procedure, as follows:
At least a 14th-grade diploma or certified bachelor's degree from the Ministry of Public Health.
Minimum of two years of work experience in basic health services.
Familiarity with Minimum Initial Service Package - MISP (BPHS).
Dear applicants, please visit the Recruitment Department of Human Resources at the Afghan Red Crescent Society HQ office in Afshar-e-Silo or the PAKTIA branch offices to submit your application along with your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of educational documents, a copy of work experience, citizenship ID card, and a photo.
Note: Requests for applications will not be accepted by email or online.