Midwife Jobs – Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG)

Job Title:      Midwife
Organisation: Sawa
HealthCare Group (SHCG)
Duty Station:  Old
Kampala Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sawa HealthCare Group exists to
provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services in the
communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the highest
level of integrity. 
Job Summary: The Midwife
will be responsible for the promotion and maintenance of the highest standards
of professional women and infant care to meet the needs of patients and their
families.  The Midwife will ensure that
she/he complies with best practices and maintains a safe environment.  She/he will treat patients with dignity and
ensure confidentiality at all times. The Midwife understands the operations of
the Hospital beyond the midwife function and influences the overall
organization to ensure superior operations and patient outcomes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides
    comprehensive professional obstetric, gynecological and women’s health
    care to patients including identifying high-risk cases and providing
    corrective action, advice and/or referral
  • Works
    closely with multidisciplinary providers to ensure that the patient is
    getting the best in comprehensive women and infant health care
  • Participates
    in all activities necessary to implement the multidisciplinary team
    approach to the care of women and infants (including nutritional
    counseling, breastfeeding support, health education, family planning and
    other counseling as required under the circumstances, monitoring and
    appropriate reporting of the health condition of women and infant
    patients, etc.)
  • Responsible
    for maintaining the integrity of Hospital operations within the midwife
    function, quality assurance, safe environment and infection control
    standards
  • Assists
    in expanding and enhancing women and infant health services provided at
    the Hospital by participating in outreach, community screenings and
    conducting health education sessions
  • Ability
    to maintain and build trust, protect and preserve confidential information
  • Responsible
    for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, &
    behaviors necessary to provide superior service to patients
  • High
    competency in area of practice with commitment to excellence in the
    practice of midwifery
  • Contributes
    to Hospital institutional knowledge by staying current on issues in the
    health care field and sharing knowledge as required with other staff
  • Performs
    administrative duties as required such as registration of birth
    notifications, compile reproductive/child health data and other required
    reports production of documents, case management, records maintenance and
    patient surveys to maintain quality assurance
  • Maintains
    personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out
    corrective measures and escalate for further action as necessary
  • Manages
    patients with confidentiality and adherence to professional code of
    conduct, hospital policies and procedures and best practices in health
    care
  • Requisitions
    and maintains accurate accounts for medical supplies



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Diploma from an accredited School of
    Midwifery.
  • Three
    years of midwifery experience in a hospital.
  • Proficiency
    in computer packages like Microsoft excel, word and other office products.
  • Excellent
    communication, leadership, customer service, interpersonal skills and
    respect for and receptivity to other cultures.
  • Proof
    of registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council required.
How to Apply:
All candidates who are suitably
qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum vitae to
hr@sawahealthcare.org
Deadline: 12th February 2018

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