Action Against Hunger leads the global movement to end hunger. We innovate solutions, advocate for change, and reach 24 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, our 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. We strive to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.
Action Against Hunger USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network. As an independent NGO, Action Against Hunger USA currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia and Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $100 million in programs, and approximately 1,800 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.
Summary of Position
The qualified midwife will work closely with expectant mothers, providing prenatal care, assisting with labor and delivery, and offering postnatal support. Qualified midwives will promote a safe and positive birthing experience while ensuring the health and well-being of both the mother and the newborn.
The purpose of the qualified midwife role is to provide comprehensive, evidence-based care to pregnant women and their babies. Midwives play a crucial role in supporting women throughout the childbirth process, including monitoring maternal and fetal well-being, promoting healthy pregnancies, facilitating safe childbirth, and providing postpartum care. Their aim is to empower women and promote positive birth experiences.
The Qualified midwives will engage in a range of activities to fulfill their role in providing maternity care. She will conduct prenatal assessments, assist with labor and delivery, provide emotional and physical support during childbirth, educate women about pregnancy and childbirth, offer postnatal care, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for mothers and babies.
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Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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