Jobs in Uganda - Registered Midwife Job at Medical Teams International

Registered Midwife Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 26 May 2021

Hiring Organization: Medical Teams International

Job Details:

Job Summary: Responsible for providing midwifery services during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum periods in line with health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards. Engages in activities that promote MCH, family planning, and proper nutrition.
Job Location: Kyaka

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide comprehensive MCH services to mothers during and after pregnancy, including managing complications and referring high-risk pregnancies
• Responsible for delivering babies, preparing birth attestation, and monitoring the general health condition of the mother and the newborn
• Provide counseling to mothers on pregnancy and post-pregnancy management, including proper breastfeeding techniques, bathing, and preparation of bottles
• Participate in PHC activities including health education, family planning, preparing for childbirth, HCT services and nutrition programs, as well as PMTCT activities at the health facility and within the community
• Provide primary care to women of reproductive age in accordance with the Basic Package of Health Services
• Provide all non-surgical methods of family planning and provide counseling for surgical methods
• Ensure babies are immunized according to schedule
• Support Clinicians in the management of sexual violence cases
• Monitor the consumption of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
• Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct
• Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
• Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Licences and Certifications
• A diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Midwifery from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery is required
• Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
• A valid practicing license is required
• 2 years of midwifery experience is required
• Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of professional midwifery principles, procedures, and techniques
• Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
• Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
• Skilled in applying professional midwifery care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Good command of both written and spoken English
• Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
• Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
• Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
• Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
• Ability to be flexible and manage stress
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization. The job description does

Application procedure

1. Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria should visit the link to apply. Please include at least 3work related referees on your CV preferably people who have worked with you in your current role and previous and understand your competence and conduct.
2. Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements and system application procedures.Pleasenotethatifyourapplicationissuccessfullyreceived,youwillreceiveanemailconfirmingthereceiptofyourapplicationandinformingyouofthenextstep.Ensurethatallrequiredfieldsmarkedwith*arefilledbeforesubmittingyourapplication.
3. Medical Teams International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, Shortlisting, interview meeting, processing, reference verification, training or any other fees)
4. Medical Teams International will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.
5. Medical Teams International is an equal opportunity employer.

Date Posted: 2021-05-20




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