Registered Midwife

Dates: 16/3/2024 – Ongoing
Location: Lautoka Hospital
Work Type: Full time

Description

Aspen Medical is seeking qualified and experienced candidate for the position of Registered Midwife. The purpose of this position is to partnership with women and families to give the necessary supportive care and advice during pregnancy, labour, birth, puerperium and to their new born.

The roles and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide proper assessment of clients in conformity to the Midwifery Scope of Practice, Nursing standards and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Provides quality interpretation on assessment findings using the acquired knowledge and skills to plan nursing care for acute clients and support immediate families.
  • Execute nursing care plans and specialist team orders ensuring that it confirms to national nursing policies, facilities internal protocols and infection control guidelines.
  • Makes sound ethical nursing decisions in the provision of client care and advocate for patients to specialist teams and families.
  • Nurses and monitors high risk and critical patients, ensure timely escalation to experts regarding any clinical issues beyond their competency.
  • Facilities learning and mentors registered nurse in training, intern nurse during the provision of care to client needing intensive nursing care.
  • Maintains accurate documentation on clients folder at all levels of care inclusive of the Patient Information system.
  • Facilitate understanding of HR policies to RN’s.

 

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in Midwifery.
  • Hold a valid annual practicing license and registration as a registered midwife with the Fiji Nursing Council
  • Sound knowledge and competence on obstetric and neonatal emergencies and neonatal resuscitation.
  • Experience in nursing at a major hospital, community health or similar nursing environment.
  • Sound knowledge of basic nursing principles and clinical practices
  • Excellent knowledge of operational plans and goals of midwifery services.
  • Good knowledge of the Midwifery scope of Practice Nursing Act (2011), Scope of Practice, FNC Code of Ethics and Conduct, Public Service Code of Conduct, Occupational Health & Safety Act, and relevant legislations
  • Understanding of the Fijian Constitution (2013) and applicable laws of Fiji.
  • Exceptional clinical nursing skills with the ability to care for patients using structured approaches within the scope of practice for registered nurses.
  • Ability to plan and manage the supply of pharmaceuticals and consumables.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient or client information.
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Well verses with computer skills and Microsoft 360
  • Service oriented approach, with a commitment to supporting the overarching values and goals of Aspen Medical globally.

Contact Information

Culture: Aspen Medical offers exceptional career opportunities, exposure to exciting and cutting-edge projects and an opportunity to work with people who are genuinely passionate about what they do.

Our Benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities (we will contribute towards training courses of interest that will assist you in developing in your role)
  • Paid Family Care leave
  • On site ongoing wellness programs
  • Flexible working options as applicable
  • Opportunities to work and learn with/from the Aspen Global Team of experts

For any queries on the position, please contact us via email [email protected]

Note: We reserve the right to recruit for the role prior to closing date.

We value diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and actively encourage applications from qualified candidates, diverse cultural backgrounds, and applicants with disabilities who possess relevant skills and knowledge to apply.

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