MIDWIFE/NURSE At Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF)



Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF) is a non-profit and a non-governmental organization founded in 2012 by a group of young researchers, it was incorporated by Corporate Affair Commission (CAC/IT/91613) in 2016. AHSF aims to advance community health care through, research, advocacy, health promotion and education, community development, capacity building, program evaluation; Impact evaluations needs assessment, baselines/midlines/end lines surveys, systems strengthening and service delivery especially for the vulnerable and marginalized population in Nigeria and beyond.

MIDWIFE/NURSE

Number of openings: 2

Location: Mafa/Biu

Employment Type: Contract

Contract Duration: 8 Months

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Summary

Midwives deliver patients’ babies in birthing centers, patients’ homes, or hospital settings. They provide emotional support and guidance before, during, and after labor. They also identify high-risk pregnancies and educate patients and their families on antenatal care and reproductive health.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform antenatal consultations including screening tests according to the protocols, detect and mention all the risk factors.
  • Conduct delivery according to the protocols, precautions, hygiene standards.
  • Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to secondary care when needed.
  • Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol.
  • Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women.
  • Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman.
  • Manage SRH emergency cases with the assistance of the SRH supervisor according to AHSF protocols and regulation.
  • Identify Sexually Gender-Based Violence victims and collaborate with the medical team for treatment.
  • Explain clearly the diagnosis and treatment to the patient and make sure that the patients comply with the treatment.
  • Request for a 2nd evaluation of the patient when needed.
  • Provide individual health promotion during consultations.
  • Give health education sessions to the patients in the waiting areas.
  • Provide malnutrition prevention including MUAC and weight measurements of children.
  • Providing information, emotional support, and reassurance to women and their partners.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF) and amongst beneficiaries served by Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF).
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.

Compliance & Ethics:  

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF). As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF)’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Skills: Good Command in English (Speaking, Reading & Writing), and Fluent in Local Languages (Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages)
  • Education Degree: Recognized Midwife Degree (at least certificate level) with national legislation
  • Work Experience: 2-3 years of experience in Midwifery. Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Technical knowledge about use of medical equipment
  • Good knowledge about Ante Natal Consultation and Post Natal Consultation
  • Good practice in conduction of deliveries

Assets

  • Interests: Working In Humanitarian Relief

Transversals Skills:

  • Excellent communication, conflict solving and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations
  • Team Spirit
  • Strong motivation to help people in need
  • Ability to make decisions and to exercise authority when required
  • Understanding of the political situation in the area
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities

Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF) is a non-gender bias organization and as such Females are strongly advised to apply.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE

15th January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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