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  • Midwives at Médecins du Monde

  • Posted on: 25 August, 2017 Deadline: 1 September, 2017
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  • Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

    Midwife

     

    SUPERVISOR :

    Location:Damboa

    Team Leader

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Mobile Clinic Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities:

    • 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 DESCRIPTION:

    • 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

    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.

    This job description can be modified according to changes in MDM activities or in the context. It can be amended at any time after mutual consultation, in order to fit the requirements of the programs.

    Made in English in two original copies, one for the employee and one for MDM, in Maiduguri

    Method of Application

    Send CV + cover letter

    Either in person, deliver to MDM Office, or via email to recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net

    Information:

    • Starting date: ASAP
    • Place of office : Damboa
    • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
    • Our process of selection include some interviews.
    • Note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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