Midwife

Job Description

Title: Midwife

Company Name: Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF)

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Essential midwifery qualification or specialization. Bachelor in Midwifery, desirable.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Midwifery

Job Responsibilities:
∎ • Ensuring the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care, neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections and fistula care in accordance with MSF Reproductive Core Package of Activities.
∎ • Ensuring implementation of the PMTCT protocol in the ANC/delivery and PNC consultations (pre counseling, test and post counseling).
∎ • Collaborating with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
∎ • Assessing the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
∎ • Performing cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
∎ • Guaranteeing a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders.
∎ • Properly following up all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about importance of breast feeding, vaccination and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices.
∎ • Participating in the organization of the ward in collaboration with other midwifes and the maternity ward supervisor.
∎ • According to MSF protocols in force, conduct normal deliveries independently, manage obstetric emergencies;
∎ • identify cases needing referral and send them in time, clean up the newborn, executing and registering first neo-natal medical acts (cutting and cleaning the umbilical cord, vaccination, etc.),
∎ • detecting possible anomalies/infections of the newborn and reporting them to the doctor, in order to ensure successful interventions.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Determination to work on refugee camp environment
∎ Capacity to work under COVID-19 protocols according to MSF standards
∎ Provide enhanced and holistic care on SRH, family planning and menstrual regulations.
∎ Management of obstetric emergencies and ability to resolve them autonomously
∎ Capacity to work on low-resource level facility and to do appropriate referrals for high risk cases
∎ Availability to work on day and night shift

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Medical allowance
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Application Deadline: 22 Sep 2020

Company Information:
∎ 14 Sep 2020
∎ Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
∎ Address : 5th Floor, Khawaja Palace, Plot N. 76, Ro-11, Banani, Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh.
∎ Business : Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in many countries worldwide. MSF has been working in Bangladesh since 1992. MSF was awarded the prestigious `Nobel Peace Prize` in 1999 for its pioneering humanitarian activities since 1971 in several continents.

Category: NGO/Development