Midwife Job Opportunities – Show Mercy International

Job Title:     Midwife

Organization: Show
Mercy International

Duty Station: Wakiso
(Kaliiti), Uganda

About US:

Show Mercy International is a Non-government Christian Organization
dedicated to transforming lives. We are seeking for passionate born-again
Christians with experience in the following fields to join our team; Our
ministry is fueled by a passion for people. In 2003, when we (Mike and Lori
Salley – Co-Founders) first went to Uganda, we experienced the LOVE of Jesus in
an incredible way. We knew then, we had to extend this same opportunity to
others. That’s when Show Mercy was born. Since then, thousands of people have
rallied around this passion at SMI, and together we are making a life changing
difference – not only in Ugandan families, but in people all around the world.

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 Health
Centre 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 Health Centre operations within the midwife
    function, quality assurance, safe environment and infection control
  • Assists in expanding
    and enhancing women and infant health services provided at the Facility 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
  • Contributes to medical
    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, the
    Organisation 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.
  • Two 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.
  • Fluency in Luganda,
    writing and speaking English

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should email their applications, CV, academic papers
and recommendation letter from their pastor to momo.smioutreach@gmail.com or
hand deliver these to our base by calling 0781660766 or 0704232561

Deadline:  4th July 2019

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