MIDWIFE

Job Description

  • Deliver babies and provide antenatal and postnatal advice, care and support to women, their babies, their partners and families.
  • Has ability to deal with emotionally charged situations as part of their everyday work.
  • Health professional who provides care to the pregnant woman throughout her pregnancy, participates in the delivery as the primary care provider, and provides the required care and follow-up for the first six weeks following the birth.
  • Ensures follow-up of the newborn during this period.
  • Able to detect risks for pregnant women and newborns early on.
  • Has the necessary skills, training and equipment to assure the parents that the birth of their child will take place in a safe environment.
  • If there are complications, the midwife provides the necessary care consults with a physician or transfers the mother and the child to a hospital centre based on the gravity of the situation.
  • Midwives are available 24/7 and are involved throughout pregnancy, labour, delivery and the postnatal period.
  • Perform the other duties as maybe assigned to you from time to time by the corporation.

Qualification

  • Licensed Midwife
  • At least two (1) year work experience