Offer: Clinical Trainer, Sexual, Reproductive And Maternal Health, CARE - Atlanta, GA
CARE USA. Atlanta, GA or Washington, DC, USA.
The Clinical Trainer will work with the Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post-Abortion Care in Emergencies (SAF-PAC) initiative which aims to reduce unintended pregnancies and deaths from unsafe abortion during emergencies. The SAF-PAC initiative has two strategic objectives:
1) improving coverage, quality and utilization of reproductive health services in emergencies, and
2) increasing CARE’s organizational leadership and capacity to support and sustain these services.
SAF-PAC funding will allow CARE to integrate these essential services into its response to acute and protracted emergencies, with an initial focus on three countries with critical needs: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chad and Pakistan.
The Clinical Trainer will be responsible for providing technical assistance, support the implementation, and monitor and evaluate the clinical training agenda for SAF-PAC in DRC, Chad, and Pakistan. The Clinical Trainer will apply best practices and appropriate technologies of clinical services and build clinical technical leadership while developing and administering training and service delivery improvement strategies with partners and country office project staff. The Clinical Trainer will oversee the service delivery of safe abortion and long-term and permanent family planning methods and ensuring quality of training. The Clinical Trainer will also explore and evaluate interventions by developing, enhancing or reinforcing the use of existing systems for tracking training and service delivery intervention outcomes and achieved learning objectives.
Work with SAF-PAC team and external agencies to adapt existing and develop new clinical training curriculum (specifically for family planning and post abortion care)
Work with country office teams to develop strategies for quality improvement that are based upon existing tools (i.e. COPE)
Work with country teams to develop quality improvement and supportive supervision plans
Work with project staff and partners such as Columbia University to identify, assess and set up training centers in Pakistan and Chad
Work with DRC team to identify a future training center and ensure IRC provided training center has inputs and support necessary to provide quality training
Support each SAF-PAC country team (Chad, DRC, Pakistan) in rolling out the training
Research and apply best practices and methodologies in family planning (including long-acting and permanent methods) and PAC clinical training
Provide technical assistance and oversight to all training, provider performance assessments, and supportive supervision activities in the three focus countries (DRC, Chad, and Pakistan)
Ensure clinical training and follow-on supervision guidelines include evidence-based guidelines and international standards for best practices
Ensure quality assurance, by demonstrating evidence of compliance with International protocols and standards
Build the capacity of staff and the Ministry of Health (MOH) in post-abortion care and long-term and permanent family planning service delivery
Work with project staff to assess and identify continued training needs of staff and partners and develop plans to address the needs.
Provide technical inputs on strategic program and activity planning
Participate in the selection, hiring and training of clinical and other relevant project staff
Clinical degree (midwife, Ob/Gyn doctor, or nurse with obstetric experience)
Desired: Masters degree in Public Health or related field
8 -10 years clinical training experience (including international and field experience)
At least 5 years experience in international Reproductive Health/Maternal Health programming including Emergency Obstetric Care, PAC and Family Planning
Facilitation and training including development of training materials and facilitation of participatory program development and capacity building
Clinical experience in maternal newborn health
Clinical experience in reproductive health (long term Family Planning Methods)
Experience in program design and implementation
Fundamental understanding and practice of participatory learning and community organization methodologies.
Excellent verbal and written English skills, particularly with diverse audiences
Demonstrated ability to work in team and/or facilitate teamwork.
Ability to network, establish and maintain effective partnerships at all levels local to international. Proven record in building staff capacity in clinical training
Background in RH with a focus on FP and PAC
French language skills
Proven ability to develop and measure learning objectives
Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, powerpoint)
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