Enrolled Midwife

at Kaliro District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 14, 2020
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Enrolled Midwife
Salary Scale : U7
Reports To : Nursing Officer (Midwifery)
Responsible For : Nursing Assistant, Nursing Trainees and Support Staff
Job Purpose
To provide day to day midwifery nursing care service to patients
Key Outputs
i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;
ii. Patients prepared for meals;
iii. Care during labour provided;
iv. Care during puerperium provided;
v. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;
vi. Clean and health environment maintained;
vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;
viii.Daily ward reports compiled and submitted;
ix. Ante-natal care carried out; and
x. Doctors and Clinical Officers’ ward rounds carried out.
Key Functions
i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths;
ii. Providing care during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention
of complications to mother and baby;
iii. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;
iv. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;
v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

Skills

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

Education Requirements

Must have an Enrolled Midwifery Certificate from a recognized Institution.
Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.