A highly focused and knowledgeable Midwife with experience of providing a high standard of Midwifery care within a hospital setting. Having a positive attitude and able to give encouragement and reassurance care to low and high risk women and their families throughout the pregnancy period.
Supporting women physically and mentally through the efficient and effective use of material resources, supplies and drugs. Presently looking for a suitable position with a progressive hospital, local clinic or GP surgery.
Mile Hill Hospital – Coventry MIDWIFE June 2008 - Present
Working ins a busy maternity unit supporting and assisting women through childbirth. Providing specialist expertise to mothers in the antenatal and postnatal period, delivering quality based care within a hospital and community setting.
Responsible for assessing, planning and implementing Midwifery care.
Involved in the development of the maternity service.
Communicating effectively and sympathetically with mothers and relatives.
Ensuring high standards of clinical care are maintained.
Involved in neonatal resuscitation suturing and taking blood.
Involved in developing guidelines and policies for maternity care.
Working in the special care baby unit facility.
Supporting the professional development of students and junior midwifery staff.
Making sure all medical equipment is safe to use and properly maintained.
Liaising with other professionals in the multidisciplinary team.
Keeping paper and computerised medical records accurate and up to date.
Acting as the mothers advocate and promoting their own health and well being.
Referring clients to other practitioners e.g. senior midwife, obstetrician and paediatrician.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Remaining calm and dealing with potentially life threatening emergency situations.
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of NICE guidelines.
Knowledge of neonatal resuscitation.
Excellent counseling, listening and general communication skills.
Flexible approach to shift patterns, able to work evenings and weekends.
Maintaining high standards of personal appearance.
Having the ability to organise & prioritise workload within a hospital / medical setting.
BSc (Hons) Midwifery Nuneaton University 2005 - 2008
A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College 2003 - 2005