Study Midwife Non-profit Careers – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: Study Coordinator
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Study Midwife will keenly review and monitor the implementation of systems and procedures for managing research study as well as provide technical support in line with the study protocol and GCP guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The study midwife Identifying and screening study potential participants for IMPAACT studies, obtaining all necessary information as per the specific study protocols
  • The jobholder will obtain written informed consent from potential participants who would be attending ANC, Labour ward and postnatal clinic
  • Provide Pre and post-test HIV counselling to mothers
  • Manage all stages of labour for potential or study participants, conduct general examination and carryout study specific procedures for all potential or study participants pre and post entry into the study, take off study specific samples required from the study participants after consent, package them well and hand them to the laboratory personnel for shipment, collect and file any required data for completion of case report forms during their interaction of the study participants
  • Provide neonatal care to the new-born study participants while utilizing the baby’s matrix and appreciate data collection tools, treat their minor illness and refill appreciate drugs, prepare and submit weekly reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Study Midwife job opportunity should hold a  Diploma in midwifery
  • At least three years of working experience in Midwifery with one year preferably in a research setting
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English.
Send applications via E-mail to:
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018

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