Job Vacancy For Community Health Nurses At Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) – (Accra, Kumasi, Techiman, CapeCoast and Kparigu)

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) is an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services.

Our Mission

The Association shall provide the youth with the knowledge and means of exercising their basic rights to decide freely and responsibly on their Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) as a means of improving the quality of life of Ghanaians.

Our Vision

The vision of PPAG is that Ghana should become a country in which the youth are well informed about Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and confidently exercise their right of choice of SRH services without fear and/or any obstacle from any sector of the society.

Job Summary

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), hereby invites result - oriented and committed persons to apply for the position of Community Health Nurses, in the Association.

Purpose of the Position

To provide effective and  quality services to clients at the clinics and in the communities.

Key Responsibilities Include:

•   Ensures effective and efficient provision of clinical services and service delivery
•   Ensures effective infection control
•   Ensures that clients and providers rights are adhered to
•   Provides counseling in HIV/AIDS and management of STIs
•   Provide safe FP methods and counseling of clients
•   Prepares monthly commodity tracking reports
•   Assist in training youth facilitators and Peer Educators in SRHR
•   Assist Midwife in performing clinic duties
•   Prepare and follow an effective referral system, where necessary
•   Liaises  with Midwife to ensure that clinical standards are adhered to
•   Undertake basic clients oriented research
•   Conduct home visit/ follow up of clients

The Package

•   The position is based in Accra, Kumasi, Techiman, CapeCoast and Kparigu
•   The position comes with an attractive salary
•   S/He reports to the Quality of Care Coordinator

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A State Registered Nurse
•   A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience
•   Have a valid PIN from NMC

Critical Competencies

•   Must be youth friendly
•   Must have very good communication skills
•   Must have good writing skills
•   Must have very good interpersonal skills
•   Must have knowledge in the use of computers
•   Ability to work with community based organization
•   Must be a team player
•   Have d dependable character
•   Must be physically and mentally alert
•   Must be able to work with little supervision
•   Ability to work for long hours and under pressure

Location: Accra, Kumasi, Techiman, CapeCoast and Kparigu

How To Apply For The Job

All interested persons with requisite qualification (s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including two referees and cell phone numbers to:

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P. O. Box AN 5756,
Accra- North.

Or drop at: PPAG Head Office Lartebiokoshie, Accra

Or E-Mail to:

[email protected]  

Closing Date: 21 October, 2015

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview