Midwife Nurse in Imo, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary

  • The midwife cares for childbearing women during preconception, prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum periods, and provides family-planning counseling and gynecological care.
  • The individual provides holistic, continuous care, safe clinical management, education, and, in some cases, primary care for women’s health needs


  • Monitoring and examining women during pregnancy
  • Developing, assessing and evaluating individual programmers of care
  • Providing full antenatal care, including screening tests in the hospital, community and the home
  • Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referrals to doctors and other medical specialists
  • Arranging and providing parenting and health education
  • Providing counseling and advice before and after screening and tests
  • Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, termination, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death
  • Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring the condition of the fetus and using knowledge of drugs and pain management
  • Giving support and advice on the daily care of the baby, including breastfeeding, bathing and making up feeds;
  • Liaising with agencies and other healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care
  • Participating in the training and supervision of junior colleagues.
  • Encourages active participation of the woman and her family during pregnancy and childbirth.

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with Midwifery certification.
  • 3 years experience as a Nurse or Midwife
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and bedside manner
  • Good attention to detail and ability to solve problems
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career
  • Midwifery certification will be an advantage
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