Enrolled Midwife Jobs in Uganda

at Mityana District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 6, 2018
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
Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;
Patients prepared for meals;
Care during labour provided; Care during puerperium provided. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;
Clean and health environment maintained;
Bedside nursing procedures carried out;
Daily ward reports compiled and submitted;
Ante-natal care carried out; and 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;
vii. Observing and compiling daily ward reports for the attention of the relevant authorities;
viii.Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;
ix. Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the patient

Skills

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

Experience Requirements

No experience needed

Education Requirements

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