· Receives and welcomes the patient to the nursing unit.
· Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients.
· Prepares a plan of nursing care for the patient and implement appropriate nursing interventions.
· Delivers prescribed treatment and medications in a safe manner and in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards.
· Participates in health education to prepare the patient and family for discharge.
· Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
· Ensure that professional standards are maintained and developed in line with best practice, research and are evidence based.
· Be responsible for developing own skills and knowledge and contribute to the development of others.
· Research, evaluate, learn and practice new trends in the industry.
· To be aware and abide by all rules and regulations of outreach.
· Examine and monitor pregnant women.
· Assess care requirements and write care plans.
· Undertake antenatal care in the hospital.
· Carry out screening tests for pregnant women.
· Provide information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners.
· Take patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures.
· Care for and assist women in labor.
· Monitor and administer medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labor.
· Monitor the fetus during labor.
· Advise about and support parents in the daily care of their newborn babies.
· Help parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death.
· Maintain health records.
· Identify high-risk pregnancies.
· Carry out family planning activities for patients.
· Any other duty that may be assigned.