Enrolled Midwife job at International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

Enrolled Midwife job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 May 2023

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee

Job Details:

Scope of work
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 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
• Provide clinical care for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence
• Prepare daily, monthly activity reports and audits for the different reproductive health services
• Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics

• 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.

Application procedure

Interested applicants click here to apply

Date Posted: 2023-05-04


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