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6 Fresher NGO Enrolled Midwife Jobs – Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)

Organization: Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)
Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement, Kamwenge District, Uganda
Reports to: Nursing Officer (Midwife)
About US:
Africa
Humanitarian Action is a Non – Government Organization (NGO) operating in the
South Western Uganda in the district of Kamwenge, Nkoma Sub County Implementing
Health and Nutrition to the Congolese Refugees on behalf of UNHCR and
Government of Uganda (GoU) through Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
Job Summary:  The Enrolled
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:  
  • Receive patients, register admissions,
    referrals, discharges in the maternity unit.
  • Provide care during labor with emphasis on
    keeping proper records, use of medicines and prevention of complications
    to mother and baby.
  • Conduct ante-natal care with emphasis on
    identifying high risk cases and providing corrective actions/advice and
    refer complicated cases to medical officers.
  • Provide counseling 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.
  • Actively participate in doctors/clinical
    officers ward rounds as well as carrying out observations, keep records
    and ensure their safe custody.
  • Participate in continuous nursing (midwifery)
    coverage on wards/units and receive reports and effective handling over to
    in coming shift.
  • Adhere to professional code of conduct and
    ethics and carry out any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates should at least hold
    Certificates in Midwifery studies.
  • Valid registration from the national nursing
    Council.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in similar
    or higher position.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication
    skills
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken
    English
  • Knowledge in Kiswahili and Kinyabiwesha is an
    added advantaged.
  • Patient, understanding and of a pleasant
    character
  • Computer literacy with proven ability to use
    Microsoft Office
  • Good people management skills
  • Able to capacity build and develop others
  • Ability to mobilize different audiences
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested should hand deliver their applications to the
Project Coordinator AHA Kyaka II/Rwamwanja or Team Leader AHA-Rwamwanja or via Email
with all relevant documents to frankinsh@gmail.com or oyetjames@yahoo.com .
Deadline: 1st February 2016
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