Enrolled Midwife job at International Rescue Committee


International Rescue Committee

Enrolled Midwife job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 20 April 2022

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee

Job Details:

Enrolled Midwife
Arua, Uganda
Requisition ID: req26806
Job Title: Enrolled Midwife
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Arua, Uganda

Organization Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1933. IRC works in 28 countries providing relief, protection, and resettlement assistance to refugees and displaced populations. IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and Development, Economic Recovery and Development, Health and Women Protection and Empowerment. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala with field offices in Kitgum, Moroto, Yumbe, Imvepi, Kyaka II and Kiryandongo.

Job Overview
The enrolled midwife 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 create a 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.


Qualifications
•Must have a certificate in Enrolled midwifery or its equivalent.
•At least two (2) years work experience in a humanitarian setting.
•Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council and licensed to practice.
•Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Application procedure

Apply at; https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/requisition/26806/application?c=rescue&jobboardid=0  

Please note: Deadline for receiving applications is April 20th 2022.

Date Posted: 2022-04-07

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