93 Entry Level Enrolled Midwife Career Jobs – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Nursing
Officer
Reference: HRM
72/173/05RRH
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Takes part in a continuous nursing coverage on
Wards/Units by receiving reports and effectively handing over to in-coming
shift.
·        
The incumbent will provide comprehensive care to
mothers during pregnancy with emphasis on identifying high risk cases and
refers them to Doctors.
·        
Ensures that aseptic techniques re adhered to in
carrying out deliveries.
·        
Provides comprehensive care to mothers during labour
with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of
complication to mothers and babies.
·        
Ensures that the babies’ air passages are clear,
assess and keep baby warm constantly watch the umbilical cord and carry out
immunization.
·        
Ensure that the babies are properly labeled a with
an identification tag.
·        
Provides comprehensive care to mothers during
pregnancy with emphasis on prevention of infection and successful
breast-feeding and infant nutrition.
·        
Adheres to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
·        
Provides Obstetrical emergency care and refer
complicated cases to the Doctor.
·        
The incumbent registers births of the newborns.
·        
Maintains close contact with patients.
·        
Ensures confidentiality.
·        
Receives patients, registers admissions and
discharges.
·        
Participates in Primary Health Care activities
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Nursing
Officer
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should preferably hold a Certificate
of Enrolment in Midwifery from a recognized Institution.
·        
The Enrolled midwives must be registered and
licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following
requirements to avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all
parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
for.
2. On each
application form the following must be attached;
·        
Recent and original copies of the passport size
photographs.
·        
Copies of the academic and professional
certificates.
·        
Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation
letters as it may apply.
·        
Copies of Registration Certificates and valid
Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Professional Councils.
3. It is
emphasized that:
·        
All applications should bear the name of the
Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of
advert)
·        
Applicants must state clearly on the application
forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
·        
Short listed candidates shall be required to bring
their unlaminated original certificates at the interview. Failure to present
the original certificates or any other relevant documents may lead to automatic
disqualification from interviews. Health Workers who are on long term training
must not apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates
unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates
are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
Health workers who are already in government
service or private not for profit (PNFP) employment should not apply and will
not be considered.        
Send to:
Secretary,
Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1
Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
3rd
Floor (Northern Wing) or
P.O. Box 7452,
Kampala
Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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