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Volunteer- Nurse Midwife Mentor/ Facilitator

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Speciality:
Midwife Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Nurse Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Registered Nurse Jobs
Country:
Uganda
Region:
All Uganda
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
EUR
Salary Description:
Negotiable Accommodation,Travel Allowance
Posted:
04-Jul-18
Recruiter:
Cpl Healthcare
Job Ref:
JO-1802-403879-2_14


Volunteer- Nurse Midwife Mentor/ Clinical Facilitator-Uganda with Voluntary Services Overseas Ireland (VSO)
Location: Matany School of Nursing, Napak District. Uganda
Duration of role: 12 months
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Their high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Role overview
To support the midwives and nurses in the clinical facilitation of students nurses, clinical officers and interns. Build the capacity of health workers in the hospital to provide bed-side teaching and implement competency based learning.
Support the roll-out of the national Nursing and Midwifery Curriculum by coaching tutors in the implementation and advising on additional adolescent friendly service provision and early essential new-born care
Responsibilities:
• Support the roll-out of the national Nursing and Midwifery Curriculum by coaching tutors in the implementation and advising on additional adolescent friendly service provision and early essential newborn care.
• Strengthen the skills of nurse/midwife tutors in the delivery of, specifically, emergency obstetric and newborn education through on-the-job training.
• Strengthen the clinical facilitation of student nurses and midwives in Matany Hospital, Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and during field attachments by accompanying students and coaching clinical facilitators.
• Participate in the Preparation of the School of Nursing for the transition from offering only certificate level to also offering diploma level nursing and midwifery
• Support health facility staff to increase their capacity to provide non-judgemental adolescent and youth services, both through skills strengthening and coaching.
• Build the Capacity of students to be able to teach mothers on a one-to-one basis on maternal and newborn health care and services
• Support health facility staff to increase their capacity to provide non-judgemental adolescent and youth services, both through skills strengthening and coaching.
• Implement professional development strategies such as continuing medical education (CME),
• Support tutors to develop training materials which can be used by tutors in the School of Nursing when teaching.
• Coordinate with schools and support the roll-out of competency based training during clinical facilitation by implementing the use of Procedure Assessment Books and coaching clinical tutors to mentor student health workers
• Implement the competency based model of clinical facilitation as recommended by teaching institutions.
• Prepare and deliver lectures to student Health Workers (HWs)


Skills, qualifications and experience
The individual should be:
• Qualified Midwife with at least 3 years
• Tutor/mentor experience,
• Fully accredited by the relevant professional body.

Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country. The cost of accommodation is fully covered for the duration of the stay.

This project is funded by Irish Aid’s Volunteering Initiative which aims to promote volunteering within Ireland and the Irish public. Irish citizens or people living in Ireland are encouraged to apply.
For further information or to forward your CV for consideration please email vso@cplhealthcare.com or call Kevin on Tel:+35314825425

Closing Date:
09/07/2018

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