Registered Midwife/Counsellor

MaryBegg Community Clinic

REGISTERED MIDWIFE/COUNSELLOR (1)

LOCATION: TRIDENT TOWN CLINIC (KALUMBILA)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide holistic reproductive health care service to clients in order to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.

KEY DUTIES:

  • To assist women in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery
  • Provide full antenatal care including all necessary screening tests.
  • Conduct deliveries and provide care for the newly born infant
  • To be fully up-to-date with national guidelines and protocols including EMTCT
  • Manage complications in pregnancy and child care in accordance with the principles of basic obstetric care.
  • Work closely with obstetricians and gynaecologists in diagnosing and treating women with acute and chronic illnesses.
  • To uphold health promotion and education for women, their babies and their wider family circle, providing antenatal education and preparation for parenthood; this also extends to areas of gynaecology, family planning and childcare.
  • To provide health counselling and education, not only for women but also within the family and the community.
  • Report writing
  • Must have thorough knowledge on national guidelines, standard operating procedures and quality assurance systems as well as MBCC protocols and procedures relating to HIV/STIs/AIDs TB, counselling and testing and EMTCT.
  • Be the focal point person and resource person at the HIV/ART clinic for patients and families, MBCC staff and clients.
  • Create a system to record and monitor new referrals and follow-up visits. Develop with CMO and HIV specialist doctor a comprehensive individualized service care plan for clients on ART that reviews eligibility criteria for CART initiation, adherence support, initial and repeat laboratory testing, medication/prescription pick-ups, referrals to family planning, prophylaxis and management of opportunistic infections, screening for tuberculosis, and ART treatment failure etc.
  • Conduct detailed revaluation of the patient service care plans to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Ensure that all patients receiving ART treatment have an ART monitoring and follow-up chart that is updated after each visit.
  • Conduct HIV counselling and testing on request of patient or doctor.

Qualifications and desired attributes:

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate or its equivalent
  • Minimum Certification as Registered Midwife
  • Must have a certificate in pshyco social counseling with HIV/AIDS clients
  • Must be computer literate with excellent Microsoft excel and word acumen
  • At least 3-5 years’ work experience
  • Registered with General Nursing Council and with valid Practicing License.
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong customer service skills

HOW TO APPLY

Follow the link  www.marybeggclinic.bamboohr.com/jobs  and attached a detailed CV.     (we will ask for original certificates and registrations if called for interview). Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date:  15th December 2018.

Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be shortlisted and contacted.  If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

To apply for this job please visit www.marybeggclinic.bamboohr.com.

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