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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: imvepi, uganda
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
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Enrolled Midwife

imvepi, uganda

Requisition ID: req5219

Job Title: Enrolled Midwife

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Imvepi, Uganda

Job Description

The enrolled midwife will be based in Yumbe and shall be responsible for providing health education talks to women and their partners in the reproductive health facility and in the community. She will provide Antenatal, delivery, post-partum, post-natal care, family planning services and shall maintained environment friendly working space hence adhering to infection control and prevention practices. She will provide HIV/AIDS services including but not limited to counseling, eMTCT, EID and HAART services.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assess for reproductive health needs of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age group.
  • Provide counseling and health education to clients before and after screening.
  • Provide the full antenatal care package including screening tests at the facility and during community outreaches.
  • Identifying high-risk pregnancies and organizing appropriate referrals.
  • Provide basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care, adolescent sexual and reproductive services including prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs.
  • Provide information and linkage to elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services.
  • Provide care during labour and puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection and ensuring successful breastfeeding.
  • Participate in clinician ward rounds and provide bedside nursing care for admitted mothers.
  • Provide post-natal care services for mother and baby including immunization, growth monitoring, support for breast-feeding and family planning.
  • Ensure infection prevention and control is implemented according to MoH guideline.
  • Provide clinical care for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence.
  • Participate in maternal and perinatal audit surveillance and response in the health facility.
  • Participate in conducting community health activities related to Reproductive Health.
  • Prepare daily, monthly activity reports and audits for the different reproductive health services.
  • Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics.
  • Participate in any other activity as directed by supervisor.

Key working relationships

Position Reports to:Registered Midwife in charge

Position directly supervises:None

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: WPE, community health, Protection, Supply chain and HR

External: MoH, UNHCR, UNFPA, District Health office, RMF, TPO

Qualifications

  • Must have enrolled midwifery certificate or equivalent
  • Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council
  • Relevant work experience of two years is essential.
  • Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please note: 

  • This position is open only to Ugandan Nationals.
  • Deadline for receiving applications is 18th June 2019.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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