Midwife – Afghan Nationals Only

Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee


Clinical Service Delivery

  • Provide direct clinical care, working closely with the other health mobile team clinical staff to ensure the delivery of high quality comprehensive primary healthcare services.
  • Triage, screening, and assessment of patients.
  • Performs basic and assisted delivery care.
  • Performs any needed neonatal and obstetric resuscitation activity.
  • Ensures timely supported referrals to the nearest Emergency Obstetric Care center.
  • Refers STI cases to the medical doctor.
  • Identifies survivors of sexual assault and refers them for registration, counseling, and clinical care support
  • Provides antenatal and postnatal care in line with relevant standards and protocols.
  • Delivery of hygiene promotion, health education and patient/care giver counselling.
  • Ensure adherence to infection prevention and control measures in line with COVID guidance
  • Ensure accurate recording of information in the clinic registers, and timely completion of summary reports.
  • Ensure mobile clinic areas are appropriately stocked with essential equipment and supplies.
  • Carry out duties as per duty roster
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected, and that all consultations are conducted in a dignified and respectful manner

 

Staff Supervision & Development

  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and provide guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Provide support and mentorship to other health mobile team staff, providing on-the-job training where needed.

 

Project Management

  • Implement outreach activities with the rest of the team to access vulnerable clients to increase service utilization.
  • Work with and support community volunteers to provide health promotion, community mobilization and awareness raising.
  • Ensure regular inventory and consumption tracking of medical drugs and supplies.
  • Work with relevant staff to ensure prompt requesting of medical drugs and supplies.

 

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Ensure all patient consultations are documented and patient records completed.
  • Submit reports in a timely manner.

Other Duties

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

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