Midwife - ANZSCO 254111

Description
Provides care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
1
Alternative Titles
  • Certified Midwife
  • Registered Midwife
Specialisations
  • Community Midwife
  • Midwife Practitioner
Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skills lists:
Skills Assessment Authority
ANMAC
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

Group: 2541 Midwives

Description
provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units.
Tasks
  • providing advice and support during pre-conception, intrapartum, antenatal and postnatal periods in partnership with women
  • providing care and management of pregnancy and birth
  • assessing progress and recognising warning signs of abnormal and potentially abnormal pregnancies requiring referral to an Obstetrician
  • monitoring the condition of women and foetuses during pregnancy and throughout labour
  • conducting health education classes and seminars to promote the health of mothers and babies such as reproductive health, antenatal education, preparation for parenthood and breastfeeding
  • providing advice on nutrition, childcare and family planning
Skill Level
Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.
Occupations in this Group

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