6 Enrolled Midwife Job Placements – International Rescue Committee (IRC) ~ Ugandan Jobline Jobs

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Reports To: Registered Midwife

The
International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian
crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at
the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and
life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At
work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity
and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads
the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998
supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably
the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the
private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace
building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and
children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in
Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict
outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee
settlement to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.

Job Summary: 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 maintained environment 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

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Assess for reproductive
health needs of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age group.

·       Provide counseling and
health education to clients 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.

·       Ensure infection
prevention and control is implemented according to MoH guideline.

·       Provide clinical care
for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence.

·       Participate in maternal
and prenatal audit surveillance and response in the health facility.

·       Participate in
conducting community health activities related to Reproductive Health.

·       Prepare daily, monthly
activity reports and audits for the different reproductive health services.

·       Adhere to the
professional code of conduct and ethics.

·       Participate in any other
activity as directed by supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Must have enrolled
midwifery certificate or equivalent

·       Must be registered with
the Nurses and Midwives council

·       Relevant work experience
of two years is essential.

·       Be able to work in a
stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments

·       Excellent communication
and interpersonal skills

Please
send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF
attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to: UA
IRCJobs@rescue.org or hands
deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission
road, Palabek Kal.

Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please
note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be
automatically disqualified.

Whilst
all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits,
qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal
opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27th
January 2020

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