Outreach Clinical Officer – Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

Health Care

Marie Stopes International Ethiopia

Marie Stopes International (MSI) is one of the largest international Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and Family Planning (FP) organizations in the world. We are a results oriented social enterprise that develop efficient, effective and sustainable SRH/FP programmes around the world.

Marie Stopes International Ethiopia (MSIE), a partner of MSI, is currently undertaking a dramatic scale-up of health service delivery for low income women and couples in Ethiopia. This includes expanding services in clinics and rural outreach programs into new regions of Ethiopia and creating social franchising networks of private quality service providers.  MSIE announces information about job vacancies widely and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.  MSIE considers all applicants based on their abilities and will ensure no group is disadvantaged on the basis of disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, economic or social class, sex, HIV/AIDs status and political affiliation.

MSIE also implements a Safeguarding Policy to safeguard and protect the rights of staff, children, young people and vulnerable sections of the community and to this end, successful candidates will need to sign MSIE’s ‘code of conduct’ and undergo a background check. The Safeguarding Policy includes an adult Safeguarding, dignity at work place, child safeguarding, human trafficking and anti-slavery, sexual harassment, equality and diversity.  MSIE applies zero tolerance approach for the violation such policies. 

MSIE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and retaining female employees. The organization has flexible policies including: travel policy for pregnant and lactating women, flexible work hour for non-clinic staff without reducing the total working hour. Women employees have access to on-job mentorship which aim to create gender-sensitive and inclusive work environment. As such, qualified women are encouraged to apply 


About You:

We want individuals who support our mission of eliminating unsafe abortion by 2030 and who work with us to build an enabling environment to increase access to safe services everywhere. We expect all team members to share our vision and commitment to achieving our mission whilst promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all clients and colleagues.


Under the administrative supervision of the MSIE Programs Manager, Outreach Clinical Officer performs Comprehensive Family Planning(CFP), Comprehensive Abortion Care(CAC), voluntary tubal ligation and vasectomy procedures; provides SRH services to clients in accordance with accepted standard medical practices and professional code of conduct at MSIE Centre, PFS, and BlueStar clinics; provides trainings on SRH services, coaches and monitors the progress in the facilities where the services are provided.


  • Examines clients in line with standard medical procedures using various types of diagnostic mechanisms.
  • Prescribes and administers drugs based on history, physical examination and Laboratory test reports and findings.
  • Performs Comprehensive Family planning specially LARC, Post-Partum Family Planning (PPFP), voluntary surgical contraception (VSC) and comprehensive abortion care(CAC) and post abortion care (PAC) according to National and MSI guidelines;
  • Performs Permanent methods of family planning and other procedures, after receiving the required training;
  • Puts the interest of clients/patients above all other considerations and ensures the confidentiality of all cases;
  • Ensures the maintenance of a high level standard consistent with available resources;
  • Performs Tubal ligation and Vasectomy Procedures;
  • Ensures and maintains appropriate and proper referral system for client which in-need.
  • Responsible to report clinical incidents to Clinical Services Quality department according to MSI Incident management policy
  • Ensures that clients’ cards and other records are up-to-date, orderly, properly filed and readily retrievable for reference and review
  • Prepare regular reports on progress/ challenges identified and submit to immediate supervisor.
  • Participates in training programs, as and when deemed necessary;
  • Initiates or collaborates in research undertakings;
  • Gives technical advice to the public facilities, MSIE Field Manager and Bluestar clinics on any possible action for quality care improvement from which the Centre, PFS and Blue Stars may benefit;
  • Perform other additional responsibilities as per immediate supervisor’s direction.


Qualification Requirements


  • BSc in Public Health and Special training on Comprehensive Family Planning (FP); Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC); Tubal ligation and Vasectomy Procedures highly preferred.


  • A minimum of two years of experience in SRH & clinical practice in the MNCH field, particularly in the areas of comprehensive abortion care and comprehensive Family planning (CFP)

Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Awareness of FMOH and donor’s guidelines
  • Conscious of government, MSI and MSIE regulations
  • Awareness of concepts and strategies of quality care
  • Pro-choice

 Number of Position: (01)

Duty Station: Nekemt Outreach, Based at Jimma

Type of Employment: full time

As per MSIE Salary Scale