Assistant Nursing Officer (Midwifery)

at Ministry of Health
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Assistant Nursing Officer (Midwifery) – 13 Posts
Reference: HRM 72/173/01 RH
Salary Scale: U5
Reports to: Senior Assistant Nursing Officer
Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Receive patients, register admissions, discharge patients and record
deaths.
b) Carry out antenatal care with emphasis of identifying high risk cases and
refer them to a Doctor.
c) Provide care during labour with emphasis of keeping proper records, use
of drugs and prevention of complications to mother and baby.
d) Provide care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection
and advise on breast feeding and infant nutrition.
e) Provide care in VCC and reproductive health clinics for women.
f) Participate in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring
team.
g) Participate in Doctors ward rounds.
h) Prepare patients for meals and participate in serving them.
i) Keep patients comfortable and ensure a healthy environment.
j) Participate in research activities.
k) Impart knowledge and skills to students and staff.
l) Adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
m) Compile daily ward reports and hands over to incoming shift.
n) Manage and account for allocated resources.
o) Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Skills

Nil

Experience Requirements

Must have a Diploma in Midwifery from a recognized Institution.

Education Requirements

Must have served for three (3) years as an Enrolled Midwife_
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