Enrolled Midwife needed in Kiryandongo, Uganda

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Job Overview
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. 

Major 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 labor 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 perinatal 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.



• Must have enrolled midwifery certificate or equivalent.
• Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council.
• Must have a valid practicing license.
• Relevant work experience of at least two years is essential.
• Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Please note: Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis.

 Deadline for receiving applications is 18th January 2024.

Professional Standards
IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Please contact us to request reasonable accommodation.

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