Midwife Educator

Seed Global Health

About the organization

Seed Global Health educates a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care, in order to improve health and save lives. Founded in 2012, Seed works with local in-country partners to strengthen health systems by building human resource capacity for healthcare education and delivery. We play a unique role in a broader global health agenda, supporting the long-term education and training of healthcare professionals and health educators. Seed places skilled and qualified physicians, nurses, and midwives in visiting faculty roles for a minimum of one academic year at partner institutions in Malawi and Uganda. Our educators contribute to building the capacity of future practitioners and their clinics, communities, and country health systems. Working with local partners to teach critical skills that will ultimately improve health care outcomes.

Duties

Seed Midwife Educators support degree and masters level classroom, skills/simulation lab, and clinical (including community) education.

They may:

1) provide emergency care training for in-service staff (Emergency Obstetric Neonatal Care, Helping Babies Breathe, Helping Mothers Survive);

2) support the development of a midwifery-led maternity ward in Malawi or;

3) help in the development of a Masters in Midwifery program in Uganda.

For more detailed position descriptions, go to: https://seedglobalhealth.org/apply

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve with Seed Global Health as a Midwife Educator, you must at minimum, have:

• An active RN license in the United States
• An advanced degree in nursing
• An active CNM Board Certification
• An active state licensure as an APRN
• At least 3-5 years of clinical experience as a CNM
• Experience with Helping Babies Breathe, Helping Mothers Survive (preferred)
• Experience as a nurse or midwife educator in the classroom, skills/simulation lab and/or clinical setting with bachelors and/or masters- level students
• Experience working with underserved populations internationally with demonstrated cultural competence
• Ability to meet licensing criteria and obtain appropriate clinical licenses in your placement country
• Be legally authorized to work in the United States

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please contact Julie Anathan, RN, MPH, Director of Nursing & Midwifery with any questions about the position(s) at [email protected] or [email protected] for general information.

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