‘Developing Midwives Project’ (DMP) of BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH) of BRAC University (BRACU) envisions a healthcare system that reaches poor communities in Bangladesh’s remote locations. The vision conceptualizes midwife as the key person in lessening maternal and neonatal mortality. Therefore, to develop competent and compassionate midwives, DMP launched ‘Diploma in Midwifery’ programme in 2012 as the country’s ­rst private - sector midwifery education. Initially funded by UK Government and now alongside BRAC, this initiative is assisted by the MPH programme of BRACU. Approved by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and accredited by Bangladesh Nursing & Midwifery Council (BNMC), BRACU’s midwifery education is being implemented in seven academic sites in the rural and urban locations of six Districts.

 

Vacancy Announcement

Position Instructor, Developing Midwives Project
   
Duty Station Dhaka Urban Academic Site, Mirpur, Dhaka
   
Job profile The main role of this position will be to work as a member of technical team and teach the students of Diploma in Midwifery Education Program at Dhaka Urban academic site for quality implementation of the Midwifery Education Program according to the set standards and curriculum. This position will closely facilitate and observe the quality of practice at the clinical practice site, clinic and hospital or in any other settings.
   
Responsibilities
  • Work as a part of the Midwifery Education Team (MET);
  • Facilitate liaison with the clinical facilities (hospitals, clinics, medical colleges) to assist clinical training;
  • Orient students to the clinical sites , interactions with clients and identify gaps in service delivery, evaluate students’ competencies during service delivery;
  • Accompany students to the clinic/hospitals when they are placed for clinical practices for midwifery practice. This placement includes night shift ;
  • Build the skills of the students in terms of normal vaginal delivery;
  • Maintain and prepare the skill labs for specific session demonstrations and teach students based on the lesson plan and the academic calendar;
  • Orient students on ‘formal case presentation format’ and assist them to present the cases with fellow instructors;
    Conduct assessment of student’s performance and communicate with fellow faculty regarding unsatisfactory or unsafe performance of the students;
  • Develop modular exam questionnaires including OSCE guideline in close collaboration with fellow faculty;
  • Check the answer scripts for modular examination and grading;
  • Monitor for ensuring strict adherence to the academic calendar and fulfillment of set standards;
  • Develop individual clinical skills & competency as a part of continuous development and conduct classroom teaching related to simulation practice/skills;
  • Provide supportive assistance to the midwifery students as and when required to help them to understand the subject clearly;
  • Assist fellow faculty in ensuring the proper use of clinical and skill lab facilities;
  • Conduct other activities as and when assigned by the Supervisors.
Qualification
  • Post Basic B.Sc/ B.Sc in Nursing-Midwifery
  • Must be registered and licensed under BNMC
Requirements
  • At-least three years’ experience in maternal and newborn health with 2 years teaching experience  At least 40 deliveries conducted
  • Wiling to visit slum areas and work at night shift with students as and when required
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in English
Salary Attractive salary package will be offered for truly deserving candidates
   
How to apply
 

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write to recruitment.sph@bracu.ac.bd

   
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