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Midwife at the International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

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Job Title: Midwife

Location: Gwoza, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

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Job Summary

  • Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow-up before, during, and after delivery, according to International Medical Corps obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards and under the supervision of a specialist doctor, to ensure their health conditions and avoid complications, during pregnancy, delivery and post-delivery.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Project Development and Implementation:

  • Ensure the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC and CEmONC), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections.
  • Collaborating with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
  • Assessing the feasibility of referral of pregnant women from the TBAs to the OPD/MCH.
  • Ensuring hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met.
  • 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.
  • Ensuring patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected Supervising administrative procedures of admissions and hospitalizations.
  • Manage obstetric emergencies as per national/international protocols.
  • Supervises the use of drugs, facilities and obstetric material Provide quality of care for OPD and in patient management, proper health education and collaborate with another department.
  • Conduct normal deliveries independently. Ensure daily data quality on ANC, admission, delivery, PNC, family planning, OPD and discharge registration, proper documentation of referral cases, and strengthen linkages.
  • Ensure nutritionally at-risk infant and their mothers also receive mental health and health promotion support (targeted to the infant developmental age) as part of an integrated approach to inpatient nutritional care and treating the infant and mother as one unit.
  • Support mothers/wet nurse mothers in proper positioning, attachments, duration, and frequency of feeding, effective suckling as well as double suckling.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Job Requirements

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  • Typically, a General Nursing and Midwifery Certificate.
  • Valid License from Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Clinical work experience of at least two (2) years as a professional midwife in low resource settings
  • Language: English and local Languages are mandatory
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and Internet).

Application Closing Date
29th January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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