Midwife at Médecins du Monde (MdM)

For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts. Job Title: Midwife Line Manager: Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: yesJOB TASKSUnder the supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor, the Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultationsImplementation of health education sessionsCollection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological dataReporting and attendance to different meetingsTASKS DESCRIPTION:Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultationsPrepare all the material and equipment and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activitiesFollow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing reproductive health consultationsParticipate actively in triage activities before to start reproductive health consultationsPerform antenatal consultations according to the protocols , detect and mention all the risk factorsPerform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to female medical doctor when needed.Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocolGive systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant womenRefer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancyVerify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant womanExplain in details the treatment to the patientManage RH emergency cases with the assistance of the medical doctor according to MdM protocols and regulationFill in the reproductive health form for each patientEnsure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignityImplementation of health education sessionsGive health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areasSpread main messages about health education for the following topics: immunization, antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and weaningCollection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological dataPerform the daily data collection regarding reproductive health consultationsParticipate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the reproductive health dataReporting and attendance to different meetingsPrepare a weekly activities report to submit to the team leaderParticipate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM

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