Medical Teams International Registered Midwife Jobs in Uganda

Medical Teams International Registered Midwife Jobs in Uganda


Job 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.

    Job Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Knowledge of professional midwifery principles, procedures and techniques

  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures

  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

    Skills

  • 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

    Abilities

  • 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

    Physical Conditions

  • 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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