RECRUITMENT NOTICE : Daily Worker Midwife


The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontiéres is recruiting for its project in Jahun:
Médecins Sans Frontiéres is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.


Daily Worker Midwife

CONTEXT
Médecins Sans Frontiéres is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow-up before, during and after delivery according to MSF protocols
  • Properly follow up all newborn babies from delivery until discharge
  • Ensure all drugs, material and equipment are available at the beginning and end of the shift to enable work to be performed safely;
  • Maintain accurate data and record information in OPD/IPD register and patient charts at all times;
  • Document all care thoroughly and ensure continuity of care through handover;
  • Provide health education on a regular basis to the inpatients;
  • Ensure MSF hygiene, sterilization and waste management protocols are correctly followed;
  • Participate in any other related activities as requested by the supervisor.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND CONDITIONS
  • Midwife qualification with minimum of 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation;
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;
  • Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa (preferably).


WORK LOCATION
Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).

CONTRACT
Recruitment is for a daily worker pool. Workers will be requested according to project needs. Availability for 12 hour shifts, night or day is required. 
If a full-time position becomes available within the next 6 months, members of the daily worker pool will be given priority.

TO APPLY
Submit your cover letter, CV and copies of qualifications with contact details to the MSF Admin' Office in Jahun ("Application Box" outside the front gate). (With Reference "MIDWIFE")

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: msff-jahun-recruitment@paris.msf.org

Deadline for the submission of applications: 18th May 2017

Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

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