Contextual information: Banadir Hospital with assistance from the IOM MIDA project, seeks to build the capacity and knowledge of Pediatrics department staff. To improve pediatric department and health services, Banadir Hospital seeks a qualified Pediatrician/Neonatologist who can both provide services and on-the-job training and supportive supervision to the local staff of the hospital. Under the overall guidance of the Director of the Hospital, the Pediatrician Doctor will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1.Collaborate with MoH, Banadir Hospital and IOM MIDA team in identifying priorities and medium-term needs that can be addressed with the help of MoH and MIDA FINNSOM;
2.Engage technical support and guideline on appropriate strategies and institutional capacity building;
3.Plan strategic technical leadership and expertise to Banadir Hospital on the implementation of high-quality child health services at the hospital;
4.Build and develop tools or adapt approaches to ensure the efficiency, acceptability, and impact of Child Health services at the hospital, community, and patient level;
5.Coordinate with the hospital Board and the other existing structures of child health, by involving them in the decision that affects them;
6.Review, develop, and prepare training manuals for the Pediatric department staff;
7.Maintain close working relationship with other stakeholders working for mother and child health, to ensure integration of child health programs;
8.Mentor interns of the hospital who will work side by side with the expert and will assist during the assignment for sustainability purpose;
9.Complete quarterly progress reports to be submitted to the MoH and IOM;
10.Advocate the importance of immunization and child health services;
11.Participate and support health workers, in community awareness activities that increase service utilization;
12.Organize on-job training for doctors, midwives, nurses and auxiliary staff;
13.Any other tasks assigned by Ministry of Health outside of your duty stations/TOR.
The IOM Mogadishu MIDA Program Officer will provide administrative support for the participant throughout this assignment through.