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REGISTERED MID WIFE

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Sigma Consulting Group

Sigma Consulting Group is a Recruitment company specialized in HR Staffing & Consulting, Sales and Marketing, Strategy & Consulting, Finance & Accounting services in Africa; our client a Medical Service provider located in Lagos requires the services of a REGISTERED MID WIFE

Job Description

A midwife has a range of responsibilities, including the care of mother and baby, adhering to hospital policy and maintaining an awareness of issues such as health and safety.

DUTIES

  • Diagnosing, monitoring and examining women during pregnancy;
  • Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programs of care;
  • Providing full antenatal care, including screening tests in the hospital, community and the home;
  • Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referrals to doctors and other medical specialists;
  • Arranging and providing parenting and health education;
  • Providing counseling and advice before and after screening and tests;
  • Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, termination, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death;
  • Supervising and assisting mothers in labour, monitoring the condition of the foetus and using knowledge of drugs and pain management;
  • Giving support and advice on the daily care of the baby, including breastfeeding, bathing and making up feeds;
  • Liaising with agencies and other health and social care professionals to ensure continuity of care;
  • Engaging in professional development to meet PREP (post-registration education and practice) requirements;
  • Participating in the training and supervision of junior colleagues.
  • Strictly adhere to clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the hospital management.
  • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects and intervene appropriately.
  • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
  • Demonstrate required assessment and therapeutic skills.
  • Analyse the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patients’ needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome.
  • Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
  • The ideal candidate goes one step further by being a critical thinker, fast to act in emergencies.

Requirements

  • The candidate must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as staff nurse (RN) / Midwife (RM).
  • Applicant must have at least three (3) years experience in taking delivery and must possess a current practicing licence.
  • Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Must have clinical experience in direct patient care.
  • Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques.
  • Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions.
  • In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures.
  • Outstanding organizational ability.
  • A great team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Cool tempered with emotional and physical stamina
  • Candidates should reside within ogba and its environs.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION

  • Must be a registered Nurse
  • At least 2 years work experience as a registered nurse
  • Registered Midwifery program certificate
  • Midwifery Certificate from the Nigerian Midwifery union

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good critical thinking skills
  • Clinical expertise and good judgment to manage the care of both mother and child
  • Ability to function well on little sleep
  • Ability to establish rapport with patients and families and work collaboratively on a professional and personal level.
  • Must possess empathy and compassion
  • Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.

 

To apply for this job please visit sigmacg.co.

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