Requisition ID: req14493
Job Title: Enrolled Midwife (3 Positions)
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Job Location: Bidibidi, Uganda
The enrolled midwife 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 create a 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.
Duties and responsibilities
•Assess for reproductive health needs of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age group.
•Provide counseling and health education 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.
•Provide clinical care for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence.
•Prepare daily, monthly activity reports and audits for the different reproductive health services.
•Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics.
•Must have a certificate in Enrolled midwifery or its equivalent.
•At least two (2) years work experience in a humanitarian setting.
•Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council and licensed to practice.
•Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Please note: Deadline for receiving application is May 9th 2021.
The IRC and IRC staff 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.
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