Assistant Nursing Officer(Midwifery)

at Mityana District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 6, 2018
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Salary Scale : U5
Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer
Responsible For : Enrolled Midwife
Job Purpose
To facilitate deliveries and provide nursing care to mothers and their babies.
Key Outputs
i. Patients received; admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths registered;
ii. Antenatal care carried out;
iii. High risk cases for referral identified;
iv. Provide care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;
v. Care during puerperium provided;
vi. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;
vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;
viii.Medical supplies and sundries requisitioned and accounted for;
ix. Staff supervised and appraised; and
x. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted
Key Functions
i. Receiving patients, register admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths;
ii. Carrying out antenatal care and identifying high risk cases for referral;
iii. Providing care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;
iv. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;
v. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;
vi. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
vii. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

Skills

Guidance and counseling;
Concern for quality and standards for midwifery care;
Communication;
Self control and Stress management;
Ethics and integrity; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

Must be trained at a Registered Midwife level from a recognized Institution.

Education Requirements

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
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