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Enrolled Midwife at Jinja District Local Government

Local Government offices, Jinja, Jinja District, Uganda
negotiable Expires in 2 months

JOB DETAIL

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;
vii. Observing and compiling daily ward reports for the attention of the relevant authorities;

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.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,

jinja, 

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website: www.publicservice.go.ug
jinja District Local Government website: www.jinja.org.ug
The District Health Services Website: www.jinjahealthoffice.go.ug

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja

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