Position Title: Gynecologist
Activation Date: 17 June, 2021 Announced Date: 16 June, 2021 Expire Date: 20 June, 2021
Urban Health Initiative
The USAID funded Urban Health Initiative (UHI) Program’s goal is to improve health outcomes of people living in urban areas, particularly focusing on the health of women and children and other vulnerable populations. Interventions aim to increase demand, access and quality of health services. Lead by Jhpiego and implemented by a dynamic consortium of organizations, UHI is implemented in five cities in Afghanistan – Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar.
Gyn/Obs specialist will be based in the prioritized UHI HFs and as a gynecologist, she will keep
abreast of the latest developments in gynecology and use the best available treatments on patients.
Ultimately, an exceptional gynecologist should be able to demonstrate excellent problem-solving
skills and ensure that doctor-patient confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Position Reports To: Associate Cluster Manager,
• Supervisory position:
• Location: Kabul Responsibilities
Attend OPD and performing examinations on patients to diagnose various obstetric and gynecological
Recording and updating patients' medical histories. Advising patients on suitable birth control
Performing various diagnostic tests on patients, which include Pap smears, STD tests, ultrasounds,
hormone profile blood tests, colposcopies, and endometrial biopsies.
Explaining test results, diagnoses, and treatment options to patients.
Performing surgeries and gynecological procedures on patients, such as CS, dilation and curettages,
Referring patients to other healthcare specialists as needed.
Educating patients on reproductive health issues and disease prevention.
Specialization on Ob/Gyn
At least two years of experience in a similar position
Ability to work successfully in teams, across a diverse team in a complex environment with multiple
tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Strong skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including strong writing, analytical and
communication skills in Dari, Pashtu and English (preferable)
Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave and more.
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