Diploma   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1003
Date Posted:Jun 13, 2018
Reference:MSF-265
Closing Date:Jun 17, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Midwifery
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:32850 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting Midwives for a position.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION

Ensure the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care

Properly follow up all new-born babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about importance of breast feeding, vaccination and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices

Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications

Participate in the organization of the ward in collaboration with other midwifes and the maternity ward supervisor

Ensure transfer of relevant information to the next shift team (specially identifying risk cases)

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 new-born, executing and registering first neo-natal medical acts (cutting and cleaning the umbilical cord, vaccination, etc.), detecting possible anomalies/infections of the new-born and reporting them to the doctor, in order to ensure successful interventions

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES

Midwifery Diploma recognized by the Afghan Ministry of Health

Previous experience as a Midwife (1 year)

Fluent Dari, English is an asset
WORKING HOURS AND SALARY
Full Time: 176 hrs a month.
The Gross salary for this position is 32,850 AFN per month (non-negotiable)

Job Keywords:

Midwives
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