Certified Midwife

May 3, 2021

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 3, 2021
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    May 8, 2026
  • Experience
    3 Year
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Career Level

Job Description

As a Midwife, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive care and guidance to women throughout the stages of pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postnatal periods. Operating in diverse settings, including homes, communities, hospitals, clinics, and health units, you will collaborate with women to ensure their well-being and that of their babies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive care and support to women throughout the entire pregnancy, from pre-conception to postnatal care, ensuring the well-being of both mother and baby.
  • Conduct assessments during pre-conception, antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal periods, collaborating closely with expectant mothers to address their individual needs and concerns.
  • Manage and oversee the progress of pregnancies, identifying any potential risks or abnormalities and making timely referrals to Obstetricians when necessary.
  • Monitor the health conditions of women and fetuses during pregnancy and labor, employing a proactive approach to identify and address any issues that may arise.
  • Deliver compassionate and skilled care during childbirth, ensuring a safe and supportive environment for both the mother and baby.
  • Offer guidance and support on various aspects of reproductive health, childcare, and family planning to promote the overall well-being of mothers and babies.
  • Conduct health education classes and seminars on topics such as antenatal education, preparation for parenthood, breastfeeding, and nutrition.
  • Collaborate with healthcare teams in various settings, including homes, communities, hospitals, clinics, and health units, to provide holistic care to pregnant women and new mothers.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of patient care, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines.

Skill & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Certified Midwife or Registered Midwife with valid licensure.
  • Proven experience in providing midwifery care across diverse settings, demonstrating competence in antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish rapport and provide emotional support to expectant mothers.
  • Knowledge of current best practices in midwifery and obstetrics.
  • Ability to assess and manage complex and routine cases, recognizing warning signs and taking appropriate actions.
  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate and detailed patient records.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying informed about advancements in midwifery practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Compassion, empathy, and a genuine commitment to promoting the health and well-being of mothers and babies.