2 Entry Level Registered Midwife Career Jobs – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Kyangwali, Hoima, Uganda
Reports
to:
Clinical Officer
About
US:
In 1996, Action
Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH) and was
registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the
organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host
communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda,
Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek
to bridge relief to development.
About
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
Job
Summary:
The Registered Midwife will provide maternal, neonatal and child
health services to the population within the facility and in the community to support
and encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of receiving patients, registering
admissions, discharges and deaths maternity unit.
·        
Identify high risk cases and providing corrective
actions/advice and referral in complicated cases.
·        
Ensure new born babies are properly labelled,
cleaned and kept warm.
·        
The incumbent will provide counselling to new
mothers to allay any fears and anxiety, ensure proper breastfeeding, and observe
hygiene and information on prevention of infections.
·        
Actively participate in PHC activities by
conducting health education, MCH activities and nutrition programmes for clients
during ANC, post-natal and outreaches.
·        
Ensure new born babies are immunized on time
following proper prepared schedules before and after discharge from the health
facility in line with standard operating procedures.
·        
Provide family planning, PMTCT and HCT services
for clients.
·        
Compile and submit daily, weekly and monthly
reports.
·        
Ensuring infection control standard procedures are
adhered to during reproductive health service delivery.
·        
Mentor, coach and appraise junior staffs (MCHW
& CHW) in line with AAH Human Resource policy and guidelines.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the UNHCR AAH Registered Midwife
job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Midwifery studies
·        
Possession of a certificate of Registration from
the national nursing body
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in similar or
higher position.
·        
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·        
Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·        
Computer literacy skills with the ability to use
Microsoft Office
·        
Good people management skills
·        
Able to capacity build and develop others
·        
Proven ability to mobilize different audiences
·        
Excellent command of both written and spoken
English
·        
Commitment to the organizational values
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (together
with an updated (CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts
via E-mail only to  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  addressed to:
Human
Resource Officer,
Action Africa
Help Uganda,
Plot 72
Ntinda Road, P.O. Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
NB:
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:
20th January 2016

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