2 Fresher Enrolled Midwife US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Enrolled Midwife (2 Fresher
Job Placements)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education,
and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote
peace and long-term development.

 

Job Summary:  The enrolled midwife will be based in Lamwo
and shall be responsible for providing health education talks to women and their
partners in the reproductive health facility and in the community. She will
provide Antenatal, delivery, post-partum, post-natal care, family planning
services and shall maintained environment friendly working space hence adhering
to infection control and prevention practices. She will provide HIV/AIDS
services including but not limited to counseling, eMTCT, EID and HAART
services.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assess
for reproductive health needs of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age
group.

·       
Provide
counseling and health education to clients before and after screening.

·       
Provide
the full antenatal care package including screening tests at the facility and
during community outreaches.

·       
Identifying
high-risk pregnancies and organizing appropriate referrals.

·       
Provide
basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care, adolescent sexual and reproductive
services including prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs.

·       
Provide
information and linkage to elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV
services.

·       
Provide
care during labour and puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection and
ensuring successful breastfeeding.

·       
Participate
in clinician ward rounds and provide bedside nursing care for admitted mothers.

·       
Provide
post-natal care services for mother and baby including immunization, growth
monitoring, support for breast-feeding and family planning.

·       
Ensure
infection prevention and control is implemented according to MoH guideline.

·       
Provide
clinical care for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence.

·       
Participate
in maternal and perinatal audit surveillance and response in the health
facility.

·       
Participate
in conducting community health activities related to Reproductive Health.

·       
Prepare
daily, monthly activity reports and audits for the different reproductive
health services.

·       
Adhere
to the professional code of conduct and ethics.

·       
Participate
in any other activity as directed by supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Enrolled Midwife job
must hold an enrolled midwifery certificate or equivalent

·       
Must be
registered with the Nurses and Midwives council

·       
Must
have a valid practicing license

·       
Relevant
work experience of at least two years is essential.

·       
Be able
to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills

 

Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

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