Midwife Vacancy at Medecins du Monde (MdM) - 2 Openings

On 10/Jul/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. MdM operating in Nigeria, Borno state since October 2016.
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We are recruiting to to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Midwife 
 
Location: Damboa, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings
 
Job Descriptions
Under the supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor, the Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
Implementation of health education sessions
Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
Reporting and attendance to different meetings
 
Tasks Descriptions
Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations:
Prepare all the material and equipment and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing reproductive health consultations
Participate actively in triage activities before to start reproductive health consultations
Perform antenatal consultations according to the protocols , detect and mention all the risk factors
Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to female medical doctor when needed.
Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
Refer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancy
Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
Explain in details the treatment to the patient
Manage RH emergency cases with the assistance of the medical doctor according to MdM protocols and regulation
Fill in the reproductive health form for each patient
Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
Implementation of health education sessions:
Give health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areas
Spread main messages about health education for the following topics: immunization, antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and weaning
Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
Perform the daily data collection regarding reproductive health consultations
Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the reproductive health data
Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the team leader
Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM
 
Others:
Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
 
Working Condition:
Because of the emergency relief nature of MDM’s work, working hours may be irregular and employees are expected to be flexible in their approach to working hours under emergency conditions.
 
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes
Diploma in Midwifery from an accredited institution
At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/context
Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
Diploma in Nutrition will be an additional advantage
Background/familiarity with Emergency is an added advantage.
Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.)
Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.
 
Application Closing Date
12th July, 2019.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter explaining why you consider yourself suitable for this position and providing a valid email and telephone contact to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net using “Midwife Damboa” as the subject of the mail.

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