Registered Midwife Royal Womens Hospital Abu Dhabi

NMC Healthcare is currently looking to hire a candidate for the job role of a Registered Midwife in Royal Womens Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is an Intermediate level full time job. And salary can range between 5000-10000 AED/month.

Responsibilities of Registered Midwife

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care given to patients in an effective and organized manner in Labor and Delivery unit.
  • Performs initial assessment and reassessment of patients in Labor and delivery
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of electronic fetal monitoring using CTG and central monitoring system (ie OB TV)
  • Initiates Intravenous Therapy as per Doctors orders
  • Demonstrates skills in receiving the newborn immediately after delivery
  • Facilitates medical assistance and provides patient care in emergency situations.
  • Participates in code drills as per requirement, is a member of the code blue team and assists with code purple (Obstetric Emergencies) as required.
  • Acts as Team Leader in the absence of the Charge Midwife and is able to delegate tasks as per skills and scope of practice.
  • Monitors progress of laboring mothers, interprets fetal heart rate and notifies Physician when appropriate for progress or problems.
  • Assists laboring patient with breathing exercises, pain management techniques and provides pain medication as per Dr’s orders.
  • Prepares birthing room for delivery using sterile technique.
  • Assists Physician with initiation of oxytocin inductions and monitors progress of labor accordingly
  • Follows  IV protocols as per hospital policy/guidelines
  • Assists Physician with artificial rupture of membranes, performs sterile vaginal examinations or other procedures.
  • Performs immediate post-delivery care of mother, performs fundal massage and monitors vital signs, blood loss as needed and promotes newborn/parent bonding
  • Performs deliveries in the absence of the Doctor in emergency situations as per scope of practice.
  • Performs the Appropriateness review of medications before preparing and administering medications as required.
  • Assesses, examines and triages walk in patients who are directed to L&D assessment room from either outside or from OPD Doctors and coordinates appropriate care and medical intervention
  • Responsible for coordinating with the Obstetrician, Neonatologist / Pediatrician and other allied workers to provide comprehensive care to mother and child.
  • Prepares mothers for cesarean sections as well as assist doctors with the administration of medication as per scope for practice.
  •  Actively promotes breastfeeding, skin to skin bonding after delivery.
  • Is knowledgeable regarding Stem cell collection .

What you will do more

  • Assists in receiving newborns in emergency caesarians where required in the absence of the NICU nurse.
  • Identifies high risk pregnancies and communicates with doctors and other medical specialists as required
  • Knowledge on collection of specimens, bloods for diagnostic testing and critical values
  • Knowledge on ordering blood products and monitoring patients when receiving blood products.
  • In depth knowledge of Obstetric emergencies, nursing management and care as per protocols.
  • Encourages participation of family member/partner in the birth to support the mother and enhances both mother/baby bonding and family relationships.
  • Provides appropriate health education to patients and their family.
  • Offers support and advice following events such as miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death.
  • Demonstrates competency in the skills needed to support the woman during childbirth.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of monitoring a patient in all stages of labor, monitoring the condition of the fetus and knowledge of drugs and pain management.
  • Complies with the Disposal of Human Tissue Policy.
  • Encourages and respects woman’s preferences throughout labor and delivery, as per birth plan or request.
  • Provides safe and effective intra-partum care.
  • Performs nursing procedures with attention to accuracy, patient safety and comfort, including those requiring strict aseptic technique.
  • Competent in neonatal resuscitation and performs when needed.
  • Fosters and facilitates peer teaching activities in a clinical setting.

Requirements for Role of Registered Midwife

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Midwifery from a recognized/ accredited Institute.
  • License to work as a nurse in the relevant regulatory health authority (DoH, DHA) with all the qualification and experience this mandates.
  • Have basic life support qualification (within past 24 months)
  • 1-2 years experience as a registered nurse (RN)

Skills And Knowledge Desired

  • Have an active interest in the clinical field in which they are employed.
  • Be willing to work across departments when necessary .
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English (spoken and written)

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