Enrolled Midwife NGO Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Job
Title:         
 Enrolled
Midwife
Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
AMREF Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary: The
Enrolled Midwife is part of the health center team and will be involved in the
health center and outreach activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide comprehensive care to mothers during pregnancy with emphasis
    on identifying high risk cases and refer them to the clinician.
  • Ensure that aseptic techniques are adhered to in carrying out
    emergency deliveries.
  • Provide comprehensive care to mothers during emergency labor with
    emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complication
    to mothers and babies..
  • Register births of the newborns.
  • Maintain close contact with patients.
  • Ensure confidentiality of patients.
  • Receive patients, register admissions and discharges.
  • Conduct Health Education to mothers and their husbands.
  • Participate in Primary Health Care activities.
  • Adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Perform any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Enrolled Midwife job placement
    should hold a certificate in midwifery.
  • Valid Annual practicing license.
  • Individuals with relevant work experience and an ability to relate
    effectively and understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of
    the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making
    and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda via Email to: jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
NB:
Preferred candidates should be residents of Arua District. We regret that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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