ORGANIZATION: Brick By Brick Uganda
PROGRAM: Saving Brains (SB) /Mama Ambassador Project (MAP)
REPORTS TO: Clinical Director (CD) – BAMA Program
DEPLOYMENT: Rakai Hospital, Rakai District
STARTING DATE: 1ST March 2019
Brick by Brick Uganda through its BAMA (Babies and Mothers Alive Program) has implemented the Saving Brains (SB) /Mother Ambassadors Project (MAP) which aims to improve infant development outcomes of babies born of Adolescent mothers (10-19yrs) through psychosocial support.
The project interventions include provision of Adolescent friendly health services during the Antenatal, care group sessions to provide psychosocial support to the mothers.
The midwife shall be responsible for the overall implementation of all the SB/MAP activities at Rakai Hospital, Ambassadors, and support supervision of all the activities.This shall include goal orientation and functional Adolescent friendly antenatal services at Rakai Hospital in line with the SB/MAP and the BAMA Program objectives managing integrated clinical process and critical focused antenatal care with MOH policy. Coverage shall be Monday-Friday and will need to be a resident near Rakai or Kalisizo Hospital hospital.
KEY RESULT AREAS
Conduct adolescent health education and Information dissemination in YFS clinics
Conduct enrollment of adolescent mothers in the the MAP project at health facilities
Support Mama Ambassadors to efficiently map adolescent mothers in the community and facilitate their referral to health facilities
Conduct follow up of enrolled adolescent health mothers in the community through Mama Ambassadors to ensure all attend their scheduled visits
Monitor the implementation of the SB/MAP activities as scheduled on daily basis.
Run the daily adolescent friendly clinic in the hospital by offering ANC and or PNC services as recommended by MoH ie examine all pregnant adolescent, request laboratory and ANC services, offer postpartum family planning among others.
Supervise the completion of the Self Reporting Questionnaire, Well Being in Pregnancy and ASQ-3 and ensure that all eligible and consented mothers have their tools completed twice.
Prepare and submit activity reports, weekly and monthly reports on the progress of the SB/MAP to the Clinical Director in the line with Brick by Brick Uganda reporting guidelines.
Develop and maintain operational partnership with the hospital staff, community, and the district.
Support the BAMA Senior Mentor Midwife to monitor timely forecasting, procurement and requisition process for SB/MAP supplies and equipment from BBBU/BAMA offices.
Develop a strategy to advocate/integrate and implement infection prevention control, waste management and prevention measures during the provision of SB/MAP services at the Adolescent friendly clinics.
Certificate/ Diploma in midwifery with health systems management.
Must be registered with the relevant professional body (UNMAC)
Have key personal competences in team and communication skills. Must be dynamic, persuasive, convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
Must be fluent in all languages spoken at Rakai District particular Luganda. She must be able to present herself in public.
Experience working with adolescents and other young people is a big asset.
Submit application letter demonstrating why you consider yourself as the right candidate for the job.
2 references one of which must have worked with you in the delivery of clinical services to patients
Copies of academic documents.
Updated CV by 15th February 2019 sent to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org