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Clinical facilitator/Nurse-Midwifery tutor

VSO Jitolee
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

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 newborn care.

Responsibilities

  1. 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.
  2. Strengthen the skills of nurse/midwife tutors in the delivery of, specifically, emergency obstetric and newborn education through on-the-job training.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. Support health facility staff to increase their capacity to provide non-judgemental adolescent and youth services, both through skills strengthening and coaching.
  6. 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
  7. Support health facility staff to increase their capacity to provide non-judgemental adolescent and youth services, both through skills strengthening and coaching.
  8. Implement professional development strategies such as continuing medical education (CME),
  9. Support tutors to develop training materials which can be used by tutors in the School of Nursing when teaching.
  10. 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
  11. Implement the competency based model of clinical facilitation as recommended by teaching institutions.
  12. Prepare and deliver lectures to student Health Workers (HWs)
  13. Contribute to the development of IEC materials where needed.
  14. Support the implementation of tutor programmes, providing mentorship training to tutors.
  15. Compile and share activity and monthly reports with the supervisor (s)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Midwifing; Nursing; Patient care; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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