Midwife at a Healthcare Organization – Sigma Consulting Group


Sigma Consulting Group – Our client, a Healthcare Organization is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Midwife

Location
: Lekki, Lagos
Reporting to: Medical Director

Job Description
  • We are looking for an experienced and caring midwife to join our team.
  • The midwife will be responsible for the physical, mental, and emotional care of their patients during delivery.
  • You will provide prenatal and postnatal education, examine patient during the course of the pregnancy, and assist patients in creating birth plans. You will also ensure the health and well-being of the newborn and mother during delivery. Must be licensed to practice.
Midwife Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform gynecological exams
  • Educate patients on health, nutrition, and family planning
  • Take patient vital signs
  • Counsel expectant mothers on birthing plans, including hospital care, birthing centers, and other options
  • Provide emotional care for mothers during birth
  • Arrange prenatal planning and care for mothers
  • Prepare for birthing by following all health and safety standards
  • Coach mother through birthing process
  • Perform deliveries and assist caesareans
  • Tend to the health and well-being of both the baby and mother during the process
  • Assist surgeons and physicians in caring for the mother during complicated births
  • Provide care for mothers and newborns after birth
  • Weigh and measure newborns
  • Monitor patient’s vital signs and heart rate during birth
  • Study patient history and health assessments
  • Communicate stages of birth to family members
  • Explain and demonstrate breastfeeding techniques
  • Monitor patient postpartum and be available for questions or concerns
  • Perform CPR or other emergency measures if needed.
Midwife Requirements and Qualifications
  • Midwifery degree from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery ; additional education and certification a plus
  • Years of experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in the private practice.
  • Age Requirement: Applicants should be between the age bracket of 25-38 years
  • Must be registered as a nurse.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Compassionate and caring of patients
  • Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment
  • Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude
  • Able to work nights, weekends, extended hours, and holidays
  • Good leadership skills; able to mentor and educate.
Salary Offer
N50,000 – N100,000/month.

Application Closing Date
21st September, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
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