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Netcare: Registered Midwife

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town, Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Reference:#Netcare Mid CBMH
Company:Rhens Consulting

Job description


The Registered Midwife will render and promote cost effective, safe quality patient care in accordance with hospital standards and policies with a specific focus on the total management of patients during the delivery process from admission to the maternity ward to discharge from hospital, including ante- natal care.
The incumbent will further be responsible for direct/ indirect nursing care of patient or a group of patients, for assessing, planning, executing and supervising the implementation of care to meet patient needs, is a role model in the delivery of evidence based care and will actively participate in Clinical Governance.


  • Audit of health records to ensure compliance
  • Ensure all stock is well controlled ans managed, charged and credited
  • Keep abreast of current research in the discipline
  • Practice patient care according to the Scope of Practice and assume total responsibility for these activities
  • Attend handover of reports at shift commencement
  • Effective communication with patients regarding their care
  • Promote patient health and wellbeing
  • Practice the principles of infection prevention and all standard precautions
  • Promote and maintain good public relations with patients, relatives and visitors
  • Execute all procedures according to hospital standards
  • Refer all complaints from patients and doctors to sister- in charge of the unit
  • Carry out all departmental duties as assigned by supervisors
  • Perform all duties specifically related to childbirth, including the delivery of babies, pre natal and antenatal service and the full spectrum of patient care from admission to discharge
  • Willing to work shifts, day and night duty
  • Communicate with Health Care Practitioners regarding any change in health status
  • Admister and store medication in accordance with Netcare policy
  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested by the Unit Manager or senior member of staff
  • Willing to work shifts, including day and night duty
  • Be able to reac/ mentor junior staff


  • Please e-mail a detailed CV to or alternately send a whatsapp/SMS to contact number 081 812 3897 if you fulfill the criteria detailed above.


  • A recognised Degree or Diploma in Midwifery with current registration with SANC in this discipline or equivalent NQF 7 qualification
  • 12 month Post Basic Qualification
  • 3-5 years experience working as a Midwife
  • Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation
  • Experience in nursing patients with epidurals

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • In the event of any physical or psychological limitation that may impair the employee’s ability to perform the required job function, the employee must consult the employer for reasonable accommodation
  • Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures

Posted on 21 May 16:05

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