Midwife Assistant at Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Midwife AssistantLocation: MaiduguriContract: Fixed-term contract. Working hours according to Nigerian law.Main PurposeAssist the midwife during labour and all sexual and reproductive health activities, according to his/her instructions and MSF protocols, in order to ensure hygiene, care and comfort of all patients.Job Description (Shortened)Assist the midwife during delivery and antenatal; postnatal and family planning consultations, in order to receive and install the patient, providing them the information required, helping in taking, monitoring and interpreting the parameters, etc.Follow hygiene and safety protocols at all times, during delivery, consultations, etc., ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of all facilities, material, linen, equipment, and carrying out the sorting and waste disposal.Inform patients and their relatives throughout their stay.Set up health education sessions, according to needs.Ensure comfort of bed-ridden patients: washing, installation for eating meals, changing position, etc.Refer to the midwife in case of any abnormal change in patient’s health status and other problems occurring.Ensure good transfer and transport of patients between the different services and departments.Transport samples to the laboratory and collect the results.

Apply at https://ngcareers.com/job/2016-11/midwife-assistant-at-medecins-sans-frontieres-233/