Midwife Supervisor at Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine. ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophesThe Alliance for International Medical Action is recruiting for its projects in ASKIRA-UBA:Main Job Objectives:To supervise the overall management and ensure the smooth running of CEMONC activities, including the supervision of midwives, midwife assistants and paramedic helpers, in order to ensure 24/7 good quality GH ASKIRA maternity/ PHCs care of patients/clients admitted in ALIMA health program, in collaboration with the doctors or the in-charges and respecting a protocols & guidelines.Job Description:Midwife Activities Management:Develop midwives roster in monthly in Delivery, OPD, with consultation of your line supervisor.To supervise the work of the midwives involved in the activity with close consultation of your line supervisor.Participates on job trainings of all midwives and nursing related staffDefines the training needs of the midwife and nursery related staff according to project objectives and potential.Ensure with your supervisor in responsibilities for the surveillance of all maternity patients delivery, ANCs, PNC.Is responsible for hygiene and universal precautions in health facilities according to protocols and in cooperation with logistics department and your line manager, Knows and implements accidental exposure policy.Supervises dressing, sterilization and injection services related to delivery, ANC, PNC patients in the health facilities.Ensures that basic delivery plans are adhered by delivery, ANC, PNC including BEMOC that prescriptions and protocols are respected.Ensures that all pregnant women and new born children are referred to the Extended Program on Immunization (EPI). Consider making this post primary responsible for all EPI.Supervises daily routine activities in the delivery ward, ANC, PNC and support with midwives any overload of the work.Organizes with your line supervisor and implements trainings of midwife and maternity staff.Ensures relevant transfer of information from one duty team to another.Ensures that all midwife and maternity staff promotes and maintains confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records.To ensure all the administration procedures and document are used correctly, as well as existed data management tools.To ensure and identify the needs of the logistic in the ANC, PNC, Delivery and report in your line manager.Flexibility of roster in night and day if neededPharmacy:Ensures proper  dispensment of drugs according to protocols.Monitors and supervises weekly and monthly consumption of drugs as well as inventories in cooperation with pharmacist ensuring that drug consumptions match number of patients and prescriptions.Trains and supervises maternity staff regarding the proper use of drugs, needs and consumptions.Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexual Transmitted Infections (STI):Supervises and ensures good quality of Prevention Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) and Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) activities for all pregnant women.Supervises and ensures that counselling services are done appropriately following protocols.Works in collaboration with the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) for all IEC activities.Ensure that transmission by HIV or other STIs is avoided with the help of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and the use of condoms while trying to respect local traditions.Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV):Knows SGBV protocol and ensure that it is implemented.Identifies possible victims of SGBV and refers them to medical team for treatment according to protocols.Emergencies: Participates in emergency activity or exploratory visit in or out of the project area if needed.Recording:Ensures that recording in individual patient’s card and registration books of all nursing activities are performed correctly.Ensures that all data management tools are used and are updated properly.Ensures that all administrative procedures and documents used correctly (discharge paper, transfer paper)Equipment:Look after all equipment provided.Ensure that no material is taken out of midwife area and maternity rooms without prior authorization.Ensure that inventories of all material and equipment used exist and are updated.Maintenance: Ensure cleanliness of midwife areas, maternity and delivery rooms.Reporting:Preparation of weekly data collection as well as monthly data.Participates in the epidemiological reports related to health facilities in the project area.Informs other medical/midwife managers or doctors about any possible serious problem medical complicated or ex. worsening of state of patients, problems in medicines, etc.Participates in the monthly reports according to guidelines (SitReps, medical statistics, etc.) being responsible for this for all SRH activities - collection and analysis of med stats)Informs line manager of any problems that might be linked to work of midwife or maternity staff as well as problematic equipment or material (ex. broken, missing).Meetings:Participate in meetings with other supervisors in order to ensure smooth collaboration of all departments in terms of activities running.Participate in meetings in health facility with ALIMA & MOH staff and collaborators.Participate in team meetings and possible trainings. etc.Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV)Knows SGBV protocol and ensure that it is implemented.Identifies possible victims of SGBV and refers them to medical team for treatment according to protocols.Reporting:Participates in the monthly reports according to guidelines, i.e. Situation Reports (SitReps), medical statistical reports, etc.Participates in definition of annual planning and its updates with their relevant budgets for the project.Participates in the epidemiological reports related to health facilities in the area of work of ALIMA.Informs other medical managers or doctors about any possible serious problem or complication, ex. worsening of state of patients, problems in medicines, etc.Others:Prepares any document related to work of all midwife or maternity staff.Participates in meetings in health facility with ALIMA staff and collaborators.Note: The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission.Mobility is requested from ALIMA staff, including short term assignments from their usual place of workAny other task as deemed necessary by the supervisor but in line with overall job responsibilities. 

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