Hiring Organization: Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Location: Monguno – Base
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Contract Duration: 3 months (with possible extension)

Overal Mission
General objective:

Under the direct supervision of the Health Supervisor, the Midwife provides Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH)/SRH care services, including Ante Natal Care (ANC), Post Natal Care (PNC), Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care, and family planning, etc.
S/he follows PUI obstetrical and Sexual Reproductive Health protocols and universal standards to ensure quality and continuity of care.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Patient Care:

Prepare all the materials and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
Perform antenatal consultations including screening tests according to the protocols, detect and mention all the risk factors.
Conduct delivery according to the protocols, precautions, hygiene standards
Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to secondary care when needed
Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
Manage SRH emergency cases with the assistance of the Health Supervisor according to PUI protocols and regulation
Identify Sexually Gender-Based Violence victims and collaborate with the medical team for treatment
Explain clearly the diagnosis and treatment to the patient and make sure that the patients comply with the treatment
Request for a 2nd evaluation of the patient when needed
Provide individual health promotion during consultations
Give health education sessions to the patients in the waiting areas
Execute any action requested by the DPM, Health Supervisor as part of the outbreak response plan
Actively participate in the good cohesion and coordination of the team.
Record on a readable manner the health status and medical prescription
Participate in the follow-up of waste management according to the waste management procedures
Participate in any other activities such as vaccination, survey etc. according to the needs and as directed
Maintain the working environment in a clean and presentable state

Management of an Efficient Referral System:

Manage the emergency and electives referral cases according to the referral protocol by facilitating the logistics including transportation means, appointment with specialists, laboratory tests etc. in collaboration with Health supervisor
Follow up the referred cases, and check the outcome
Ensuring appropriate follow-up care has been given and taking appropriate action if further care is needed
Identify and refer patients who need mental health consultation

Medical Data Collection and Reporting:

Record accurately and on a readable manner, the clinical case management on the patient health card (history taking, physical examination, treatment, investigation, etc.), and patient registration book
Ensure an accurate daily use and tracking of epidemiological data
Participate in the daily tracking of consumption of the drugs and materials used from the medical box
Collect general information about the people living conditions
Participate in the weekly medical statistic report in collaboration with SRH Supervisor and the deputy program manager
Ensure a clear verbal and written hand over at every end of the shift, with emphasis on specific events
Report to the supervisor any problem especially the gap/loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines or any patient and organizational issue
Inform the direct supervisor of the various needs

Internal And External Representation:

Participate actively in meetings when required
Participate in any training in order to improve the quality and efficiency of nursing cares and duties
The tasks and responsibilities defined in this Job Description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Priorities of the Department

Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in pui health facility
Scale up on the plan should be developed according to the time frame
Assessment on pregnant and lactating women, reproductive age women to identify risk factor
Build the capacity of the community health workers, nurses on thematic related to sexual and reproductive health
Provide frequent feedback on health – illness patterns observed in the outreach site that require further assessment
Report to line manager periodically regarding context changes that affect the modality of intervention

Mandatory Requirement

Language Skills: Fluent in English and Hausa, good knowledge in Kanuri is an asset
Education degree: Recognized Midwife degree (at least certificate level) with national legislation
Work experience: At least 2 years of experience in Midwifery. Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset

Knowledge and skills

Technical knowledge about use of medical equipment
Good knowledge about Ante Natal Consultation and Post Natal Consultation
Good practice in conduction of deliveries
Good knowledge of Medical Ethics

Assets

Interests: Working in humanitarian relief
Transversals skills:

Excellent communication, conflict solving and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations
Team Spirit
Be available for emergency
Strong motivation to help people in need
Ability to make decisions and to exercise authority when required
Understanding of the political situation in the area
Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
Well organized and hard worker
Able to manage stress and pressure
Able to check validity of information, logical thinking
Neutrality
Reliability

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) on forms.office.com to apply

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