Midwife at ADRA Uganda

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Location: Kyaka11

Project: CEMS Hospital project

Reports to: Nursing Officer

Job Purpose  

To provide day to day midwifery nursing care service to patients

 

Key Responsibilities

Key Outputs

  1. Patients received admissions, discharges and deaths registered.
  2. Patients prepared for meals.
  3. Care during labour provided
  4. Care during puerperium provided
  5. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet.
  6. Clean and health environment maintained.
  7. Bedside nursing procedures carried out
  8. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted
  9. Ante-natal care carried out.
  10. Doctors and Clinical Officers’ ward rounds carried out.

Key Functions

  1. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths.
  2. Providing care during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complications to mother and baby.
  3. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection.
  4. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet.
  5. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.
  6. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds.
  7. Observing and compiling daily ward reports for the attention of the relevant authorities.
  8. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them.
  9. Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the patients.
  10. Carrying out Ante-natal care.
  11. Adhering to professional and ethical code of conduct.

 

Requirements

Person Specifications

  1. i) Qualifications
    • Must have an Enrolled Midwifery Certificate from a recognized Institution.
    • Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

     

    1. ii) Competencies
    • Guidance and counseling
    • Concern for quality and standards
    • Ethics and integrity
    • Self-control and Stress management
    • Time management

     

    All qualified and interested candidates, should submit their applications online not later than 18th November 2022.

    Only qualified candidates will be notified for interviews.