Clinical Officer-Pediatrics Services, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Clinical Officer-Pediatrics Services, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement; March 5 2024



Organization: Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

Position: Clinical Officer-Pediatrics Services

Location: Addis Ababa

Employment: Full time

Deadline: Mar 15, 2024





Job Description


Under the clinical supervision of paediatrician/specialist, clinical officer responsible to manage outpatient and inpatient clients by obligatory prescribes procedures and medicine to ensure the health of babies; provides advice to parents on healthy development and care of new-born; performs diagnosis on children and performs her/his duties in accordance with accepted standard medical practices and professional code of conduct.


  • Examines in and outpatients/clients in line with standard medical procedures using various types of diagnostic mechanisms.
  • Administers and prescribes drugs based on the analysis of examination, test reports, and findings and provides counselling services.
  • Supervises NICU and Emergency and inpatient care under the leadership of a Specialist.
  • Teaches family members about diseases and hands-on procedures.
  • Identifies and manages signs of physical, sexual, and mental abuse of children.
  • Identifies and meets the emotional needs of families and significant others coping with infant/child illness.
  • Coordinates patient care and performs and/or assists inpatient care procedures.
  • Implements specialist access and egress procedures.
  •  Provides MCH and immunization services.
  • Disseminates health education/information.
  • Puts the interests of clients/patients above all other considerations and ensures the confidentiality of all cases.
  • Ensures the maintenance of a high-level standard.
  •  Performs newborn resuscitation, essential newborn care, care of newborn or child with problems, and other procedures.
  • Prepares and submits reports, as deemed necessary.
  • Participates in training programs providing clinical updates for health staff.
  • Initiates or collaborates in research undertakings.
  • Provides all necessary support to ensure quality improvement in newborn and childcare.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Other Responsibilities

  • Support in center service promotion and demand creation by doing field visit to nearby referral points, participate in community conversation sessions.
  •  Distributing referral cards to visiting clients and motivating current client to refer other needy clients.
  • Actively participate in center business development related task assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements



I.      Qualifications Requirement

a.   Education

MD-General Practitioner/BSs degree as Health Officer or BSc in paediatrics nursing

b.  Experiences

Minimum 2-4 years of experiences in provision of clinical Services, an experience on paediatrics service Provision is highly preferred.

II.   Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Awareness of MOH and donor’s guidelines
  • Conscious of government, MSI and MSIE regulations
  • Awareness of concepts and strategies of quality care
  • Attendance of MSIE Pre-service training
  • Client cantered care approaches.
  • Pro-Choice

How to Apply


We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications email their CV and application letter with a single pdf to before the closing date of this announcement i.e. within ten (10) days.

Please mention the title of the position and workplace you applied for on the subject line of your email.

Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.




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