Midwife (Teknaf Base)

Job Description

Title: Midwife (Teknaf Base)

Company Name: Terre des hommes

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Diploma in Midwifery
∎ Skills Required: Health Education

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Maternity Service, Midwifery

Job Context:
∎ About Terre des hommes:
∎ Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief.
∎ Following the massive displacement of around 742,000 Rohingya people into Bangladesh, since the end of August 2017, Tdh is implementing an emergency response program to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees and host communities, notably on Child protection, WASH and Health.
∎ The midwife bears responsibility for all aspects of the maternity department: Prenatal/postnatal consultations, family planning consultations, gynecology consultations, labor room, delivery room, hospitalization room. She ensures the follow-up of women and newborns under the supervision of a specialized doctor and/or the maternity supervisor.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide Antenatal care to pregnant women attending ANC services
∎ Welcoming all the pregnant women coming for the ANC services into health facilities.
∎ Conduct screening for all pregnant women in accordance with the national protocol.
∎ Provide all services given in ANC including protocol drugs and screening for all mothers.
∎ Identify all risk factors associated with the pregnancy and refer appropriately and take action.
∎ Provide Iron supplementation, and ensure the mothers are immunized with TT toxoid as per the protocol.
∎ Provide Health education and nutrition education for all women attending ANC services.
∎ Register all the required information on the ANC Registers and ANC cards as per protocol.
∎ Provide Postnatal care as per the protocols to all women attending PNC clinic.
∎ Conduct screening for all lactating women attending Post- Natal care in accordance with the national protocol.
∎ Provide Vitamin A, medical supplements and other protocol drugs as per protocol to lactating women.
∎ Provide Nutrition counseling and health education on the importance of lactation.
∎ Send the caretaker to the EPI department for immunization.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Licensing registration from Midwifery Board
∎ Minimum one-year professional experience
∎ Experience in running a maternity/MCH clinic will be an asset
∎ Knowledgeable in sexual, reproductive and maternal health programming
∎ Good skills in delivering training and health education
∎ Fluency in oral and written communication in English, including representation, liaison and negotiation skills. Knowledge of Bangla and Chitagonian would be an asset.

Salary: Tk. 65550 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Health Cost Reimbursement

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 Oct 2021

Company Information:
∎ 10 Oct 2021
∎ Terre des hommes
∎ Business : Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

Category: NGO/Development

: Tdh is committed to Gender balance & inclusion and these will be important selection criteria. We strongly encourage applicants from the Teknaf sub-district and Cox's Bazar district.Tdh and Tdh employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies.Fully complies with Tdh's Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistle-blowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff.Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including:Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies.Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene.Gender Equality & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in all positions. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.We offer exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children. Are you interested to join our committed team to face this challenge?