Nurse Midwife Job Description

Nurse Midwife Job Description

May 16th, 2019

Nurse Midwives assist pregnant patients and their partners before, during and after giving birth. A Nurse Midwife's responsibilities include performing routine antenatal checks, providing information about family planning and overseeing labor.

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We are looking for a patient and empathetic Nurse Midwife to assist pregnant patients and their partners throughout various stages of gestation as well as after childbirth. A Nurse Midwife's responsibilities also include providing information about contraception, assisting couples with family planning and helping new mothers to breastfeed and care for their newborns.

To be successful as a Nurse Midwife you must be attentive and empathetic towards patients. A good Nurse Midwife supports patients emotionally and medically.

Nurse Midwife Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine antenatal checks and identify any risks to the mother or infant.
  • Provide information about family planning.
  • Coach new mothers on how to breastfeed and bathe newborns.
  • Guide mothers through childbirth before and during labor.

Nurse Midwife Requirements:

  • A Master of Science in Nursing or equivalent.
  • Empathy for patients.
  • Attention to detail to observe potential health risks.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A passion for infant care.

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