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NOW HIRING! TEACHERS and NURSES 

We are currently looking for motivated, competent and open-minded teachers and nurses to join our team.

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@rootsofhealth.org
Only applications with both a cover letter and a resume will be considered.

TEACHER POSITION SUMMARY

Bullying-PSU-2Ugat ng Kalusugan is seeking a teacher to work in our high school outreach programming. Working with our other educators, the teacher will help create and teach workshops and education sessions focused on sexual health education, in public high schools, colleges and communities in Palawan. This is a full-time position with a two-month probation period. Salary of P18,000 per month plus benefits including Phil Health, SSS, 10 paid vacation days, three months paid maternity leave, 13th month pay, one week paid leave for Holy Week, and two weeks paid leave between Christmas and New Year. Initial commitment of at least one year.

Responsibilities

• Work with Ugat ng Kalusugan staff in creating and disseminating workshops and education sessions focused on reproductive health, HIV, puberty.
• With the teaching team, train Youth Advocates.
• Implement pre- and post-intervention surveys to students in the high school and college sessions.
• Provide general support to staff of Ugat ng Kalusugan with other administrative and programmatic needs including other data entry and analysis, attending meetings, etc.

Job Qualifications

Required:
• Passionate about providing high quality, non-judgmental education and information to young people.
• College or university degree, preferably in Education.
• Ability to work effectively in teams.
• Highly organized and detail oriented, enthusiastic, flexible and good-humored.

Desired:
• At least one year of teaching or community organizing experience

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@rootsofhealth.org
Only applications with both a cover letter and a resume will be considered.

NURSE POSITION SUMMARY

may-doppler-1Ugat ng Kalusugan is hiring a Nurse to provide direct clinical services and education to the women and children that the organization serves. This is a full-time position with a two-month probation period. Salary of P18,000 per month plus benefits including Phil Health, SSS, 10 paid vacation days, three months paid maternity leave, 13th month pay, one week paid leave for Holy Week, and two weeks paid leave between Christmas and New Year. Initial commitment of at least one year.

Responsibilities

• Go on mission trips with the UNK Missions Team and provide reproductive health services, including implants, to women who want them. Trips are generally 2-5 days long and are conducted once a month.

• Conduct check-ups for women and girls in Ugat ng Kalusugan program sites. This includes carrying out pap smears, pelvic exams, prenatal and postnatal checkups, basic care of cuts and minor injuries and other basic clinical procedures.

• For community-based prenatal checkups, applicant must have experience and training in recognizing delivery complications and know when to refer a client to an OB-GYN or to a hospital or lying in clinic.

• Counsel women on family planning issues, and prescribe and dispense the appropriate contraceptives to women who seek to be on contraception.

• Teach health information and education in small community-based classes, providing women and girls with education and information regarding their health, especially their reproductive health.

Job Qualifications

Required:
• Enthusiastic  about providing compassionate, non-judgmental, high quality care to women and girls
• Ability to travel for 2-5 days at a time at least once a month
• Board certification in nursing
• College or university degree
• Experience with IV therapy training, vaginal suturing, emergency newborn care and basic life support
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Enthusiastic, flexible and good-humored, with the ability to work effectively in teams
• At least one year of direct nursing work experience

Send cover letter and resume as soon as possible to jobs@rootsofhealth.org
Only applications with both a cover letter and a resume will be considered.