Population Services Zimbabwe

Clinical Officer for Outreach team (Substantive X1)

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Job Description

About Us:
Established in 1987, Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ) is an affiliate of MSI Reproductive Choices, and is one of
the largest specialised Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) organisations in Zimbabwe. PSZ complements the
Ministry of Health and Child Care in the provision of quality, and affordable general health and SRH services in all
provinces of Zimbabwe. PSZ is seeking outstanding candidates for the following positions:
1. Clinical Officer for Outreach team (Substantive X1)
Location: Matabeleland North
The Clinical Officer is responsible for providing high quality family planning services with a focus on long term and
permanent methods. The Clinical Officer reports to the Outreach Team Leader. The incumbent will also be responsible
for the following among other duties, assessing client’s health needs; providing advice on family planning and other
sexual reproductive health services. Practicing high standards of infection prevention at all times and ensure clinical
protocols are maintained and maintains accurate and confidential client records. Participating in stock management,
and report writing, incumbent will also be responsible for counselling clients and providing advice on sexually
transmitted infections and other sexual reproductive health services. Helping to give choices on Family Planning to
clients and contributing towards ensuring that the Outreach standard operating procedures are followed and any other
duties as reasonably assigned from time to time

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities
The incumbent will be responsible for the following among other duties:
• Provide family planning services and perform procedures which includes Tubal Ligations, Vasectomies
,implant & IUCD insertion/removal
• Ensuring that clinical standards are adhered to as well as provision of quality service
• Representing PSZ at provincial and district stakeholder meetings
• Augmenting service provision –primary health care, family planning, and other SRH services
• Counseling of clients and providing advice on various methods of Family Planning to enable the client to
make an informed decision

Qualifications and Experience

About You
To succeed in this role you should have the following minimum qualifications, experience and competencies
• Diploma in Clinical Officer and General Nursing
• Diploma in Midwifery is a requirement
• Current Practicing Certificate from the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe is a requirement
• Knowledge of modern FP methods, Trained and Certified in IUCD and Implants is a requirement
• Forensic License (M.C.A.Z)
• At least 2-3 years post qualification in Family Planning
• Computer Literacy (Able to use Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, word, PowerPoint etc.)
• Team player
• High sense of accountability and responsibility
• A good command of respective local language in the area of operation (e.g. Ndebele & Shona) is a

How to Apply

Applications, should quote job applied for – for example “Clinical Officer” - in the email subject field, and should
include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with three (3) referees. Closing Date 01 March 2024. Email your CV to:
This application is open only to Zimbabwean nationals or permanent residents with work permits.
Early applications are encouraged as shortlisting and interviews will be on a rolling basis
Only shortlisted applicants being considered for interview will be contacted.
PSZ 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. PSZ 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.