6 Entry Level Maternal Neonatal Officer NGO Careers – Doctors with Africa CUAMM

Organisation: Doctors with
Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation
(NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy.  Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest
Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African
populations.
About Project:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is due to implement a district health systems
strengthening project in West Nile with a similar intervention already running
in Karamoja in partnership with UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to
support the district health systems in service planning, implementation,
support supervision, quality improvement and information management and
reporting leading to sustainable increase in access to health services
especially maternal, neonatal, adolescent, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger
district health systems. The project will focus on strategies and delivery
platforms that have potential to reach the most vulnerable children in both
host communities and refugee settlements. Districts with refugees will receive
support in line with the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment (ReHoPE)
strategy, in order to deliver government-led, multi sector actions directed to
both host communities and refugees.
Job Summary: The Maternal
Neonatal Officer will provide capacity building to health centre staff
(especially midwifes) in the management of labour and emergencies in labour
including new born care for sick and healthy neonates.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure the setup of functional new born
    corners.
  • Ensure availability of job aides and
    reference materials.
  • Organise trainings and mentorship
    schedules for MNH.
  • Work in liaison with the Assistant DHO
    maternal child health to ensure presence of a plan to support the health
    facilities through supervision and mentorship.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the Maternal
    Neonatal Officer jobs should possess diplomas in midwifery with solid
    clinical competences and health centre management experience.
  • Computer literacy skills are desirable. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates who
    can demonstrate that they have sound experience working in the region
    and/or in a closely related project
  • Demonstrated ability to work in difficult
    environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.
     
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with telephone contacts and contactable referees addressed or
delivered to: The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box
7214 Kampala, Email uganda@cuamm.org. The Email subject of the applications
should include the title of the job advert. Emails and attachments (only CV and
Application letter) must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by
server. Hard copies can also be delivered to the CUAMM Country Offfice in
Kansanga.
Deadline: 30th June 2017 by
5:00pm.

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