NURSE MIDWIFE TECHNICIAN (2 POSITIONS) MAP 5
Full Time
November 28, 2023
Blantyre, Malawi
December 15, 2023

Company: Malawi Against Physical Disabilities

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Overview

Malawi Against Physical Disabilities is a non-governmental organization which provides free medical rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities in Malawi through physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, provision of assistive devices and many more. We run outreach programs through regional offices in Blantyre, Zomba, Lilongwe and Rumphi. We also run the Kachere Rehabilitation Centre situated in Blantyre, which is the only referral facility for persons with disabilities in the country. We also produce assistive devices in workshops placed in the regional offices.

With support from the Malawi Government, through the Ministry of Health, we are looking for suitable candidates to work in various professions to fill in vacant positions and help us achieve our goals and objectives in fulfilling our mandate. The positions are as follows:

 

NURSE MIDWIFE TECHNICIAN (2 POSITIONS) MAP 5

The job

Shall work under the supervision of the Nursing Officer and ensure patient care is up to date on daily basis. He/she will ensure that the patients’ daily routine management activities have been done and reports have been maintained on the progress of the patient.

 

Roles and responsibilities: -

  • Ensure patient health care records are maintained and accurate
  • Administer medications to patients based on conditions and symptoms
  • Order clinical and medical diagnostic exams and tests
  • Take patient vital signs
  • Record patient medical history
  • Evaluate and manage patient care plans
  • Work with other nurses and medical professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients
  • Counsel patients and family members on disease prevention and health maintenance
  • Interpret diagnostic exams and tests to identify patient conditions
  • Supervise the work of junior staff nursing aides and assistants
  • Guarantee patient confidentiality is respected and kept intact

 

 Job Requirements

  • Diploma in nursing from a recognized university
  • Registered/ licensed with relevant bodies including Nurses and midwives’ council and Nurses Association of Malawi
  • At least two years’ experience in a hospital setting. Those with experience in medical rehabilitation nursing set up have an added advantage

 

OTHER ATTRIBUTES

  • Hardworking and resilient with difficult and challenging patient critical moments
  • Very high level of interpersonal, planning and organizing skills
  • Very good written and communication skills
  • Ability to manage other junior staff

 

HOW TO APPLY

All interested candidates should submit their applications either by dropping hard copies at our Head office in Blantyre, at Kachere Rehabilitation Center, along Chipatala avenue; or electronically through vacancy@mapmw.org;  or by post to The General Manager, MAP, P.O Box 256 Blantyre. Remember to include your relevant certificates and  updated CV with three traceable referees. Applications to reach Head Office by 15th of December 2023.