Several Midwife Job Opportunities – Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:      Midwife (Several Jobs)
Organisation: Old Kampala Hospital (Sawa HealthCare Group)
Duty Station:  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: 11th July 2018

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