Medical Teams International Registered Midwife Jobs in Uganda
Medical Teams International Registered Midwife Jobs in UgandaJob Summary Responsible for providing midwifery services during pregnancy, labour and postpartum periods in line with health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards.
Engages in activities that promote MCH, family planning and proper nutrition.
Provide comprehensive MCH services to mothers during and after pregnancy, including managing complications and referring high risk pregnancies
Responsible for delivering babies, preparing birth attestation and monitoring the general health condition of the mother and the newborn
Provide counselling to mothers on pregnancy and post-pregnancy management, including proper breastfeeding techniques, bathing and preparation of bottles
Participate in PHC activities including health education, family planning, preparing for childbirth, HCT services and nutrition programs, as well as PMTCT activities at the health facility and within the community
Provide primary care to women of reproductive age in accordance with the Basic Package of Health Services
Provide all non-surgical methods of family planning and provide counseling for surgical methods
Ensure babies are immunized according to schedule
Support Clinicians in the management of sexual violence cases
Monitor the consumption of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met
Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct
Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
Other duties as assigned
Education, Licenses, & Certifications
Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Midwifery from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery is required
Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
Valid practising license is required EXPERIENCE
2 years of midwifery experience is required
Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of professional midwifery principles, procedures and techniques
Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
Skilled in applying professional midwifery care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
Ability to be flexible and manage stress
Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Medical Teams International Registered Midwife Jobs in Uganda
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