4 Fresher US PEPFAR Jobs – Enrolled Midwives at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Nursing
Officer (Midwifery)
Funding Source: Tororo, Uganda
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to St Anthony’s Hospital-Tororo,
an implementing partner of PEPFAR.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Takes part in a continuous nursing coverage on
Wards/Units by receiving reports and effectively handing over to in-coming shift.
·        
The incumbent will provide comprehensive care to
mothers during pregnancy with emphasis on identifying high risk cases and
refers them to Doctors.
·        
Ensures that aseptic techniques re adhered to in
carrying out deliveries.
·        
Provides comprehensive care to mothers during labour
with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of
complication to mothers and babies.
·        
Ensures that the babies’ air passages are clear,
assess and keep baby warm constantly watch the umbilical cord and carry out immunization.
·        
Ensure that the babies are properly labeled a with
an identification tag.
·        
Provides comprehensive care to mothers during
pregnancy with emphasis on prevention of infection and successful
breast-feeding and infant nutrition.
·        
Adheres to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
·        
Provides Obstetrical emergency care and refer
complicated cases to the Doctor.
·        
The incumbent registers births of the newborns.
·        
Maintains close contact with patients.
·        
Ensures confidentiality.
·        
Receives patients, registers admissions and
discharges.
·        
Participates in Primary Health Care activities
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
Nursing Officer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The applicants should preferably hold a Certificate
of Enrolment in Midwifery from a recognized Institution.
·        
The Enrolled midwives must be registered and
licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of academic
certificates, copies of licenses, testimonials and three professional referees.
Please firmly staple your papers together.
Please forward
your applications to:
The Hospital
Administrator,
P.O. Box 132,
Tororo. Uganda.
OR Hand deliver
your application to St. Anthony’s Tororo Hospital.
Deadline: 8th October 2015 by
4:30 pm.

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