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Vacancy Announcement

Midwives (4 Positions)

GREDO- Gargaar Relief and Development Organization

Position Title
Location/Duty Station
Employment Status
Announcing Date
Closing Date


Commitment to Diversity

Gredo is an equal opportunities employer

Submission Email:


Organizational Background
GREDO is an indigenous local NGO. Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary
organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and
Bakool regions and lower shabelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership
in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals
and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called
Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented
during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later
improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.
Areas of accountability:
Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly
carried out and documented on patients charts or cards

Examines patients during pregnancy, utilizing physical findings, laboratory test results,
and patients statements to evaluate condition and ensure patients progress is normal
Provide medical care and treatment to obstetrical patients under supervision of the
medical doctor, delivers babies and instructs patients in prenatal and postnatal health

Stays with the patient during labor to reassure and administer medication. Performs
deliveries and postpartum examinations and treatments to ensure that patient and
infant are responding normally
Observes universal safety and hygiene procedures during delivery to ensure adequate
patient outcome
When deviations from standard are encountered during pregnancy or delivery,
administers stipulated emergency measures, and arranges for immediate contact of the
medical doctor
Participates in and provides training to other staff
Discuss cases with the medical doctor to assure observation of specified practices
Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological
support to patients and patients relatives
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and
Arrange and submit weekly work schedule and plan daily duties and responsibilities.
in collaboration with other nurses and medical officer in charge
Do health center coverage on-call as required
Reporting and communication


Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery.
At least 2 years working experience in a busy health center or hospital setup.
Competent to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic background

Integrity: Honest, encourages openness, transparency and sincere.

All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 referees)
to hr.gredo@yahoo.com and indicate the position applied for in the subject. The
deadline for application is 2nd August 2016.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to local
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.