Midwife Educator American Hospital Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • 6000-14000 AED / Month

American Hospital Dubai

A Midwife Educator at American Hospital Dubai demonstrates problem solving/critical thinking skills ensuring effective functioning of the unit routine. The incumbent demonstrates current Midwifery/ Obstetric nursing knowledge with ability to recognize and apply basic pathophysiology in the nursing process. The incumbent will demonstrate the knowledge and skills required in recognizing potential emergency situations; codes and other emergency situations are managed completely.

Responsibilities of Midwife Educator

  • Actively participate in mock codes.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of medical equipment available on the unit and maintain competency in the use of equipment and material necessary for the resuscitation and stabilization of the woman and the neonate.
  • Offers advice and safe, effective midwifery care that respects the cultural and social needs of each woman and her family during the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum period.
  • Demonstrates competency in the skills needed to assist and support the woman before, during and after childbirth and provide safe and effective care of the newborn.
  • Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team members to assist with diagnostic therapeutic interventions and to improve the delivery of services to women and their families.
  • Set priorities and plans implementation of patient care; implementation of care is completed in a timely, organized manner and follows the AHD nursing standards and policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates attention to discharge planning; discharge planning is addressed on admission, on-going and as care plans are modified.
  • Discharge and transfer procedures are completed in a timely and complete manner.
  • Provides accurate, complete and prompt reports on patient care conditions and response to treatment utilizing the standardized SBAR.
  • Collaborates effectively as a multidisciplinary team member.
  • Nursing documentation is individualized, informative, complete accurate, concise and legible. Documentation follows AHD and JCI standards and reflects the nursing process from assessment, evaluation and re-assessment.
  • Works in other areas within the hospital when assigned, within the scope of practice.
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency based on the latest research and established standards of practice. Complete all core competencies for nursing as well as application unit specific competencies within prescribed timelines.

Other Duties

  • Demonstrates awareness and knowledge of Infection Control, Pain Management and Wound Care practices and standards. Reports and documents as directed in the relevant policies and procedures.
  • Understands the responsibilities of safe handling and administration of Medication/Narcotic/Controlled Drugs according to hospital policy during pregnancy, birth and lactations; and documents as directed by Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates support of leadership. Encourages team decisions, cooperation within and across departments and assist in resolving differences of opinion.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of cultural difference among customers and colleagues, demonstrates sensitivity and tolerance to cultural differences.
  • Involves patient significant others and healthcare provider in patient’s plan of care and education.
  • Performs special procedures (antenatal, intra-partum and postpartum women and her baby’s physical and psychological needs etc.) in accordance to procedures and guidelines, following orders and appropriate monitoring.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and ability to, render care based on age, appropriateness and development needs of patients.
  • Demonstrates understanding and familiarity with Facility Management and Safety Plan.
  • Demonstrates competency and skills to receive the baby during a Caesarean Section.
  • Assess, develop, implement and evaluate programs for each woman, newborn and family care needs.
  • Initiates and supports uninterrupted (exclusive) breastfeeding and provides support for women who make an informed decision not to breastfeed.
  • Promote breastfeeding and rooming in.
  • The Midwife will supervise and oversee the care provided by the registered nurse working alongside her on the shift.

Qualifications & Experience

Following are the requirements for the role of Midwife Educator at American Hospital Dubai:

  • 3-4 years General Nursing Diploma/ Degree plus Midwifery certificate or diploma of not less than 12 months

OR

  • Direct entry midwifery degree of not less than 3 years.

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