Midwife Educators | July 2023 job at Seed Global Health

Vacancy title: Midwife Educators | July 2023

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Education ]

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Seed Global Health

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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In collaboration with host country faculty and local midwifery leaders in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambia, key roles and responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
• Providing evidence-based methods for clinical and classroom-based instruction and evaluation to students, clinicians or other learners emphasizing best practices;
• Supporting formal and informal professional development and mentoring opportunities requested by partner-country faculty and clinicians;
• Facilitating academic-clinical partnerships to develop practice improvement projects that strengthen care at the point of service and provide learning opportunities for students and clinical staff;
• If appropriate, working with national (including ministries of health and education) nursing and midwifery organizations to assist in the planning, implementation and/or evaluation of policies that support the enhancement of the professions of nursing and midwifery;

Job Requirements
To be eligible to serve with Seed Global Health as a Midwife Educator, you must at minimum have:
• Master degree in nurse-midwifery
• Proven commitment and passion for teaching and mentorship in the field of midwifery
• Strong communication skills and a proven ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
• Ability to commit to a 12 month placement
• An active, valid midwifery license
• Ability to meet in-country work permit and licensing criteria and obtain clinical license in your placement country
• English language proficiency

Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate:
• Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience as a midwife
• At least 3 years of clinical teaching as a midwife in the field of reproductive, maternal, newborn health
• At least 3-5 years of preceptorship experience
• Minimum of 6-months living and working in low-resource health care settings either domestically and/or internationally
Pay & Leave Educators receive a monthly salary. Educators are eligible for a minimum of 4 weeks paid leave. Educators are eligible for a readjustment allowance post-service.
Completion Award Each educator who complete a full year of service in good standing will be recognized as an honorary Massachusetts General Hospital Fellow in Global Clinical Education.
Housing & Travel Housing that meets our minimum safety and amenity standards is provided for educators by Seed or partner institutions. There may be occasional situations where housing is shared and some educators may live directly on the premises of the placement site. Seed handles all travel logistics to and from the country of placement.
Insurance Comprehensive medical and dental insurance. Medical and security assistance and evacuation insurance. Malpractice insurance while in country. Workers compensation insurance.
Visa/Work Permit Seed will sponsor and guide you in submitting documentation to acquire the appropriate visas, work permits, and licenses to legally fulfill your duties in your placement country.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Applications must be submitted through Seed’s online portal and will be considered on a rolling basis.
• You will be required to upload a copy of your Nursing license and CV, complete two (2) short essay questions, and request three (3) references.
• For more detailed information about the application process, please visit: https://seedglobalhealth.org/become-an-educator/ 

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Job Info
Job Category: Education/ Academic/ Teaching jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-10-2066
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