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Nurse Midwife Job Vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Full Time

American Hospital

American Hospital is a technologically advanced hospital in Dubai led by world-class medical experts.

Nurse Midwife Job Vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: MIDWIFE

POSITION SUMMARY:

A midwife is a person whose competencies, qualifications, registration and/ or licence are recognised by the local regulatory authority for registration. She functions in accordance with legislative and hospital policies and guidelines relevant to midwifery practise and assumes responsibility and accountability for her own actions and clinical decision making.

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Demonstrates problem solving/critical thinking skills ensuring effective functioning of the unit routine.
    • Demonstrate current Midwifery/Obstetric nursing knowledge with ability to recognize and apply basic pathophysiology in the nursing process.
    • Demonstrate competent technical nursing skills; medications are administered safely and according to policies and procedures, physicians are assisted with patient examinations and specialized procedures, proficiency in continual assessment of antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum women and her baby’s physical and psychological needs under the guidance of JCIA.
    • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required in recognizing potential emergency situations; codes and other emergency situations are managed completely.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Liaises with and updates the Nurse Manager/Admin Supervisor/Bed Coordinator about the following:
      • Significant changes inpatient status
      • Admissions, discharges, transfers, out on pass and deaths
      • Staffing issues
      • Administrative issues.
    • Orientates and assists floating staff as needed. Follow up on Float Response form.
    • Completes team leader orientation and meets the criteria indicators for the team leader role on the unit
    • Facilitates units’ workflow, assignments of tasks and follows up on staffing issues
    • Completes all specific unit duties as per the Allocation book.
    • Complete the Preceptor workshop and meets the criteria indicators for the preceptor role on the unit.
    • Has precepted new staff.
    • Demonstrates ability to impart knowledge in critical thinking to new employees and colleagues.
    • Plans, implements and evaluates the individualized competency-based orientation in collaboration with orientee, nurse manager, clinical resource nurse.
    • Provides appropriate feedback in a timely manner to orientees and Nurse Manager.
    • Provides objective documentation to nurse manager utilizing AHD orientation package.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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 .

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    • Current license to practice nursing in country of origin and with the DHA
    • BLS Certification
    • NRP Certification preferred
    • At least 2 years of recent post-graduate midwifery experience
    • Private hospital experience desirable.

  • Job Identification 1186
  • Job Category Allied Health
  • Posting Date 10/04/2022, 06:50 AM
  • Apply Before 11/30/2022, 06:49 AM
  • Degree Level Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations  19th Street, Dubai, 00000, AE

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