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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Al Mafraq | Jordan
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date:

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Midwife - Mafraq

Al Mafraq (Jordan) | Jordan

Requisition ID: req1826

Job Title: Midwife - Mafraq

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Jordan-Al Mafraq

Job Description

The position will be responsible for providing essential reproductive health services to the refugees at one of the IRC health facilities in Northern Jordan.

Major Responsibilities: The Midwife will be specifically responsible for performing the following activities:

  • Providing clinical care to women and adolescents for reproductive health problems
  • Providing advice, care and support for women and their babies during antenatal and postnatal periods
  • Developing, assessing and evaluating individual program of care
  • Identify high risk cases and refer to IRC doctors or other secondary care facilities if needed
  • For Zaatari midwives to provide vaccination services to children, women of child bearing age and pregnant women as per the MoH EPI guidelines for prevention against vaccine preventable diseases
  • For Zaatari midwives to ensure that standard procedures for cold chain maintenance are followed for storage of vaccines in the health facility
  • Arranging and providing health education on reproductive health issues
  • Providing counselling and advice to all patients related to reproductive health
  • Manage inventories of RH commodities in a professional and tidy manner ensuring accountability in collaboration with the Senior Health Officer (in charge)
  • Updating patients  registration books and other related appointment information
  • Maintaining and reviewing patient records, charts and other pertinent information relating to HIS
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Senior Health Officer (in charge)
Position directly supervises:

Indirect Reporting: Deputy Health Manager/ Health Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts

Internal: Medical doctors, nurses and other health staff deployed at the health facility

External: none


Education: A certified/registered midwife

Work Experience: 1 to 3 years working experience as a midwife

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge on RH protocols and guidelines
  • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
  • Committed to helping refugees and working within IRC policies

Language Skills: Fluent in Arabic

Certificates or Licenses: A certified midwife with license of midwifery as per Jordan MOH policy and maintain her license throughout the duration of employment with the IRC

Working Environment: The IRC is providing Primary health Care services to the Syrian Refugees and vulnerable Jordanian communities in Mafraq and Ramtha through fixed clinics and mobile clinics and a Primary Health Care facility in Zaatari refugee camp. This position can be based in any IRC health facility in northern Jordan and can cover in any other IRC clinic when needed. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments.


The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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