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  • Posted: May 30, 2019
    Deadline: Jun 5, 2019
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  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation...
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    Midwife

    Location: Ngala, Borno
    Type of Contract: 3 months fixed term
    Place of Recruitment: Maiduguri
    Deadline for the applications: June 5th 2019 at 12h00

    Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    • Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow up before, during and after delivery, according to MSF obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards and under supervision of a specialist doctor, in order to ensure their health conditions and avoid post-delivery complications.
    • Ensuring the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC 1 and CEmONC 2), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections and Fistula care in accordance with MSF Reproductive Core Package of Activities and reinforce the implementation of standardised protocols.
    • Where PMTCT is implemented, ensuring implementation of the PMTCT protocol in the ANC/delivery and PNC consultations (pre counselling, test and post counselling
    • Collaborating with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
    • Assessing the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
    • Ensuring hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications.
    • Performing cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
    • Guaranteeing a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders.
    • Properly following up all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about importance of breast feeding, vaccination and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices.
    • Ensuring patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected
    • Supervising that administrative procedures of admissions and hospitalizations comply with MSF protocols , as well as verify patients are properly informed and receive the documents required (birth certificate, vaccination card, etc
    • Participating in the organisation of the ward in collaboration with other midwifes and the maternity ward supervisor. Ensure transfer of relevant information to the next shift team (specially identifying risk cases)

    Minimum Requirements

    • Essential midwifery qualification or specialization. Desired Bachelor in Midwifery
    • Essential working experience of at least two years in midwife activities related jobs
    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
    • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with the subject as “Midwife Ngala’’.

    Note
    Applications must be in English and include:

    • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
    • Updated contact details and ID
    • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
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