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Job Position - Department

Midwife (Abbaspur - Azad Kashmir) - Midwifery Program

Experience

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Education

Diploma in Midwifery

Last Date

8/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

  • Give the necessary supervision, care and advise to women during pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period
  • Conduct deliveries independently at the facility and community level
  • Manage complications in pregnancy and childbirth, in accordance with the principles of basic emergency obstetric care
  • Provide primary care to women of reproductive age
  • Provide essential newborn care, well-baby clinic and well-baby visits at home, neonatal resuscitation where needed, and other interventions that she is trained on including circumcision, IMCI and vaccinations
  • Counsel and educate women, the family and the community, in relevant areas of health including preparation for parenthood and childbirth
  • Provide all non‐surgical methods of family planning, and counselling for surgical methods
  • Obtain specialized assistance as necessary (consultation or referral). Assist women till referral point and follow up on all referrals provided.
  • Share knowledge, skill and expertise with midwifery, medical and nursing students, and nursing and resident staff, in management of pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Perform administrative duties such as patient charting, recording and reporting of data; clinic and/or facility management (as required); or coordination of specific educational or outreach programs
  • Participate in research, professional organizations and related committees; and in continuing education opportunities 
  • Follow established health center policies, procedures and objectives; continuous quality improvement initiatives; safety, environmental, and infection prevention standards
  • Participate in provision of 24‐hour, 7‐day maternity service, which may require evening, night or on‐ call duty