Job Opportunities for Nurse Midwife at Maternity Africa

Job Details:
: Nurse-Midwife
Reference: MA/NM/KHS/05/03/24
Organization: Maternity Africa
Duty Station: Kivulini Maternity Centre, Ngaramtoni ya Chini – Arusha

Maternity Africa ( is a Christian-based, charitable, non-governmental organization registered in Tanzania.

It is devoted to making childbirth safe by providing access to good maternity services and treatment of obstetric fistulae and other birth related injuries.

We serve the poorest, most vulnerable women by providing free, quality reproductive healthcare.

All programmes have been developed to have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of mother and child by minimizing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.

Maternity Africa is committed to its mission of making childbirth safe and demonstrating the love and compassion of Christ to all regardless of race, religion or ethnicity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance of day to day clinical duties as allocated and required within the unit-including clinic, wards, delivery suite and theatres.
  • Adhere to the documentation and data collection systems and ensure accuracy for the clinical area including ability to fill MTUHA and other register books.
  • Ensure clinical waste is disposed appropriately
  • Provide health education advice to antenatal and postnatal women and families including family planning counselling and advice.
  • Conduct normal and abnormal deliveries i.e. twins and breech independently.
  • Care for high-risk patients i.e. twin, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia BOH extra.
  • Perform assisted deliveries in emergency situation.
  • Manage obstetric emergency practically such as administration of Mgso4, management of PPH, Shoulder dystocia extra.
  • Ready to work in rotations in all the clinical departments
  • Take on any other roles and responsibilities that arise in the day to day running of the centre as defined by the management team

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum qualification of a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery or in Midwifery
  • Must be registered by Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council and possess current practicing license.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ proved professional experience (at least 2 years of experience in labor ward is a MUST) in hospital/healthcare setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office i.e. Microsoft word, excel and power point.
  • Good understanding of Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council guidelines, policies, ethics and guiding procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various guidelines in labor ward including management of dangerous drugs, PMTCT-1, oxytocin administration. Training on CeMOC or Bmoc will be added advantage.
  • Knowledgeable on IPC and 5-S
  • Kind, team player and able to work under minimum supervision.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and Professional Certificates by email only to

Please include the reference number in the subject line.

If you do not hear from us within a month from the closing date please consider your applications unsuccessful.

As a Christian organization, Maternity Africa seeks always to uphold the highest ethical and moral standards.

Maternity Africa is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and has zero tolerance of any bribery and corruption.

If anyone asks you for any form of payment or other consideration in connection with your application, please inform Maternity Africa’s Country Director immediately at and the matter will be dealt with swiftly.

Application Deadline

Applications should be sent by 04.30 p.m on Monday March 25, 2024.

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