Midwives will provide clinical midwifery care and support for women, their babies and their families and detect any complications that may develop for a mother or her baby. They will arrange appropriate consultations and referrals, and implement emergency measures when necessary and work as a part of a multidisciplinary team, liaising with other healthcare professionals to provide the best care for childbearing women, their babies and families. The Midwives will observe, monitor, assess, report and document care provided to women and their babies, as well as their responses to treatment and administer medication to women and their babies as required. They will prepare women for operative birth and provide post-operative care and provide education and advice about health matters for women, their families and the wider community. They will be in charge to answer questions and provide information to women and their families about treatment and care and also will contribute to the clinical training of midwifery, medical and other students. They will directly supervise other health professionals who may be involved in the care of women and their babies as required.
Avg Salary
Australia  $82,115 AUD
United Kingdom  £41,000 GBP
United States of America  $90,218 USD
New Zealand  $71,000 NZD
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