Locum Physician Assistant At Marie Stopes Ghana


MSI Ghana has vacancies for passion-driven, well-organised, client-oriented and energetic individuals with the below relevant qualification/s and experience in Accra. MSI Ghana’s goal is to meet the needs of the underserved and improve access to the use of Family Planning (FP) and other Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) services. At MSI Reproductive Choices we are unapologetically pro-choice. We believe that every woman has the right to make choices about her own body and her own future

Nature of Employment: Part-Time

Contract Type: Fixed term (Variable)

The Physician Assistant (PA) will primarily support MSIG Clinical teams by providing general medical care and STI Management services. The PA will work closely with the Clinical Quality Team to ensure Quality assured health services are provided in the Centre. The post will be based in MSIG Ashiaman Centre. The candidate will contribute to organization-wide strategy and model key leadership behaviours in line with the Evolving Model strategy and values of MSI RCL Ghana.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Partnership and network building

  • Develop functional relationships with key partners interested in clinical issues in respect of service delivery.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with other health care providers to facilitate sharing of learnings, referrals, and management of medical emergencies.

Service Delivery

  • Provide full range of primary health care services.
  • Collaborate with the Medical development team to ensure all quality assurance requirements, processes, and procedures are maintained during service delivery.
  • Provide advice on general health services to the clinical and operational teams.
  • Assist with clinical training of healthcare providers.
  • Promote and maintain a professional working environment.
  • Perform any other clinical functions required by MSIG.

Communication and Administration

  • Maintain professional communication standards with head of departments and other team members.
  • Keep and manage records of service provision activities.
  • Regularly provide clinical project updates to Health management teams.
  • Ensure formal communications with the various partners are properly documented.

Required Skills or Experience

To succeed in this role, you must have:

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in providing general healthcare services.
  • Have Permanent registration and in good standing with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council
  • Be well-versed in Ghana Health Service clinical policies, protocols, and standards.
  • Proficiency in computer software, including word processing, Excel spread sheet and presentation applications.
  • People management and leadership skills
  • Quality assurance in healthcare
  • Be energetic and enthusiastic about sexual and reproductive health

Attributes

  • Strong commitment to the goals and vision of MSIG
  • Must be PRO-CHOICE.
  • Must be sympathetic to women and men seeking Family Planning and Reproductive Health services.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative and motivate others to deliver high-quality service to achieve results.
  • Must be a Customer focused with good interpersonal skills to engage with people at all levels – government, donor, and community.
  • Must be gender sensitive and youth-friendly.
  • Trust-worthy and principled; zero tolerance for fraud
  • Team player

Additional Information & Application Method

Please submit your application by filling this online form via below link

https://forms.gle/gSiJDAVwnNiewNBD6

  • The submission deadline is by the Close of Business 31st July 2024.
  • Shortlisting will be on a rolling basis and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • This application is open only to Ghanaian nationals or permanent residents with work permits.
  • Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting and interviews will be on a rolling basis.
  • Please take note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MSG is an equal-opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of vulnerable persons and safeguarding employees and communities from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse. MSG does not solicit for payments in any form at any stage of the recruitment process. The successful candidate will undergo relevant background checks and will be required to commit in writing to comply with the MSI safeguarding guidelines.

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