Ghana Cocoa Board recruits Midwife

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26 Jul, 2010

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board was established by ordinance in 1947 with the sum of ¢27 million (being Ghana’s share of the net profit of the West African Produce Control Board) as its initial working capital. The Board traces its beginning further back to the cocoa hold-up of 1937. Ghana Cocoa Board recruits Midwife

Job Description

To assist, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care
Assists with the organization and delivery of antenatal care to clients
Assists with the organization and delivery of postnatal care to clients
Contributes to the provision of key services during the antenatal period to improve healthcare outcomes for clients
Provides counseling to clients on birth preparedness and complication readiness
Conducts spontaneous vaginal deliveries for clients
Provides education for clients on a range of relevant topics including minor ailments during pregnancy and their management, personal hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition etc
Anticipates and recognizes deviations from normal infant deliveries and carries out laid down procedures to safeguard the well-being of mothers and babies such as resuscitation of newborns treatment of hemorrhage and shock, fetal distress, prolapsed cord, and other life threatening conditions
Assists with the organization and conduction of prenatal classes for expectant parents to help ensure safe pregnanc, childbirth and puerperium
Assists mothers to initiate infant feeding following delivery
Assists with the management of breastfeeding problems
Carries out other official duties assigned by the Ward Manager/Unit In-charge

Required Skills or Experience

Registered Midwife with Diploma in Midwifery plus at least One (1) year internship


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge and understanding of quality assurance issues
Knowledge of GHS patient charter
Knowledge of health and safety
Understanding of reproductive health policy and standards
Communicate effectively, both orally and written
Good interpersonal skills and problem solving skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to initiate and maintain clear and concise documentation

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their applications and curriculum vitae through the following address;
P. O. BOX 933

Offer valid till 31 July 2010

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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