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Maternity Africa Hiring Nurse-Midwife

Maternity Africa Hiring Nurse-Midwife

Maternity Africa (www.maternityafrica.org) is a charitable, Christian-based non-governmental organization registered in Tanzania. Committed to ensuring safe childbirth, the organization focuses on providing access to quality maternity services and the treatment of obstetric fistulae and other birth-related injuries. Serving the most vulnerable and underprivileged women, Maternity Africa offers free, high-quality reproductive health care. All programs aim to positively impact the health and well-being of both mothers and children, reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.

Position: Nurse-Midwife at Maternity Africa

Reference: MA/NM/KHS/05/03/24

Organization: Maternity Africa

Duty Station: Kivulini Maternity Centre, Ngaramtoni yaChini – Arusha

Maternity Africa is dedicated to its mission of making childbirth safe and demonstrating the love and compassion of Christ to all, irrespective of race, religion, or ethnicity.

If you are compassionate, highly skilled in midwifery, dedicated to continuous professional development, and enjoy working with patients, this job is for you!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure compliance with daily clinical duties allocated within the unit, including clinics, wards, delivery suites, and theaters.
  2. Adhere to documentation and data collection systems, ensuring accuracy for the clinical area, including the ability to fill MTUHA and other register books.
  3. Properly dispose of clinical waste.
  4. Provide health education advice to antenatal and postnatal women and families, including family planning counseling.
  5. Independently conduct normal and abnormal deliveries, such as twins and breech births.
  6. Care for high-risk patients, including twins, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia.
  7. Perform assisted deliveries in emergency situations.
  8. Manage obstetric emergencies practically, such as administration of Mgso4, management of PPH, Shoulder dystocia.
  9. Willingness to work in rotations in all clinical departments.
  10. Assume any other roles and responsibilities defined by the management team in the day-to-day running of the center.

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Key Qualifications, Specifications, and Experience:

  1. Minimum qualification of a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery or in Midwifery.
  2. Registered by Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council with a current practicing license.
  3. A minimum of 3 years of proven professional experience (at least 2 years in the labor ward is a must) in a hospital/healthcare setting.
  4. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  5. Good understanding of Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council guidelines, policies, ethics, and guiding procedures.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of various guidelines in the labor ward, including the management of dangerous drugs, PMTCT-1, oxytocin administration. Training on CeMOC or Bmoc will be an added advantage.
  7. Knowledgeable on IPC and 5-S.
  8. Kind, a team player, and able to work with minimum supervision.

Application Details:

Interested candidates are requested to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Professional Certificates via email to recruitment@maternityafrica.org. Please include the reference number in the subject line. Applications should be submitted by 04:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2024. If you do not receive a response within a month from the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Important Note:

Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Professional Certificates via email only to recruitment@maternityafrica.org. Please include the reference number in the subject line. Applications should be submitted by 04:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2024. If you do not hear from us within a month from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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