Midwife (Pool) Job Vacancy at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Tanzania

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Midwife (Pool) Job Vacancy at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Tanzania

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Jobs 2022

: Midwife
Duration: Depending on need – Full-time position (100%)
Position open: Pool
Starting date: Depending on the need
Direct Reports: Midwife Supervisor, Midwife Activity Manager
Location: Nduta Camp (Kibondo, Kigoma Region)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender, or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Required Criteria:
Minimum Educational Qualification:
· Required: Degree Diploma in Midwifery. Desired Bachelor in Midwifery.

· Essential working experience of at least two years in midwife activities-related jobs.


· Essential mission language: English and Swahili (Kirundi and/or French will be a plus.)

Objectives of the position:
· Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow-up before, during and after delivery, according to MSF obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards and under the supervision of a specialist doctor, in order to ensure their health conditions and avoid post-delivery complications.

Main Responsibilities:

· Ensuring the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC 1 and CEmONC 2), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections, and Fistula care in accordance with MSF Reproductive Core Package of Activities and reinforce the implementation of standardized protocols.
· Where PMTCT is implemented, ensuring implementation of the PMTCT protocol in the ANC/delivery and PNC consultations (pre-counseling, test, and post counseling
· Collaborating with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
· Assessing the feasibility of referral of pregnant women from the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
· Ensuring hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications.
· Performing cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alerting the supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
· Guaranteeing a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders.
· Properly following up on all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about the importance of breastfeeding, vaccination, and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices.
· Ensuring patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected
· Supervising that administrative procedures of admissions and hospitalizations comply with MSF protocols, as well as verifying patients are properly informed and receive the documents required (birth certificate, vaccination card, etc
· Participating in the organization of the ward in collaboration with other midwives and the maternity ward supervisor. Ensure transfer of relevant information to the next shift team (specially identifying risk cases)According to MSF protocols in force, conduct normal deliveries independently, manage obstetric emergencies; identify cases needing referral and send them in time.

Main competencies and knowledge:
· Maintain a calm, helpful demeanor and respectful interactions with staff, patients, and patient's families
· Work in a professional manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment
· High commitment to MSF Principles
· High capacity for stress management

All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV, and copy of relevant professional certificates no later than Thursday, January 5th, 2023 at 4:00 PM. Please quote the job title on the email subject “MIDWIFE POOL

Please send your application to the email address MSFCH-Tanzania-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org. The applications can also be submitted at MSF offices situated at Warioba RD, Mikocheni B, Plot 100, Daima Street House no 16, or To MSF Project Admin in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your data only for the recruitment process to have all the information and documents necessary to proceed with the recruitment, validation of your application, and selection of the most suitable candidate. Your data will be treated confidentially. Only people part of the recruitment process has access to your data. MSF does not sell your data under any circumstances. If you have any questions or requests, you can contact MSFCH-Tanzania-HrManager@geneva.msf.org
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