Registered Midwife at Sigma Consulting Group

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    Sigma Consult is a key player in business consulting and advisory services within Nigeria with focus on the healthcare industry. We bridge gaps between inputs and outputs thereby increasing the productivity of its clients.

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    Registered Midwife

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp

    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 & Qualifications:

    • Must be a Registered Midwife.
    • 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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sigma Consult on sigmacg.co to apply

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