Midwife nurse - Salary and Career

Midwife nurse - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They provide patient and/or client care, coordinate, plan actions and audit nursing and/or perfusion services. Nurses implement actions to promote health in the community. Perfusionists perform cardiopulmonary bypass procedures in hospitals. All professionals in this occupational family can conduct research.

How much does an Midwife nurse earn

A Midwife nurse earns between $2.449 and $8.925 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.397 and a median salary of $3.964 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.846 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Midwife nurse

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.397 52.762 1.099 24
1º Quartile 2.449 29.393 612 13
Median Salary 3.964 47.567 991 22
3º Quartile 6.807 81.680 1.702 37
Higher Salary 8.925 107.101 2.231 49

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • nurses

Related Positions:

Main workplaces

Nurses they work in the areas of health and social services. They carry out activities in public and private companies. The vast majority of nurses are registered, while perfusionists can also act as self-employed and employers. Both work as a team, indoors. Nurses work shifts (day/night), except for professionals who work in the Family Health Strategy, who work only during daytime hours and with a workload determined in a specific ordinance. Perfusionists work irregular hours. Nursing professionals are predominantly female, but the number of male professionals has increased in recent years. They are exposed to biological risks and - with the exception of Health and Occupational Nurses - to toxic materials, radiation, contamination by piercing-cutting materials and stress resulting from dealing with human life. Perfusionists work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and under constant supervision.

What does it take to work in the field of Nurses

The training required for nurses is a bachelor's degree and registration in Corem, while for perfusionists, training in a higher education course in the areas of biological or health sciences and a specialization course of 1400 hours is required. The full exercise of activities, for nurses, occurs after one to two years of professional experience, with the exception of those who work in the Family Health Strategy, where there is no requirement for previous experience. To be an expert in the area, it is recommended that the professional first go through different areas of work and later specialize in one of them. In the case of perfusionists, the full exercise of activities occurs after three to four years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Midwife nurse

Nurses must:

  • auditing nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • promoting family health;
  • planning nursing and/or perfusion actions;
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • provide assistance to the patient/client;
  • providing assistance to the patient/client;
  • coordinate nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • coordinating nursing and/or infusion services;
  • audit nursing and/or perfusion services;
  • auditing nursing and/or infusion services;
  • implement actions for health promotion;
  • planning nursing and/or perfusion actions;
  • audit nursing and/or infusion services;
  • audit nursing services and/or perfusion;
  • carry out research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • perform research in nursing and/or perfusion;
  • promote family health;
  • coordinate nursing and/or infusion services;
  • plan nursing actions and/or perfusion;
  • planning nursing actions and/or perfusion;
  • audit nursing services and/or infusion;
  • audit nursing services and/or infusion;
  • perform extracorporeal circulation procedure;
  • provide patient/client assistance;
  • providing patient/client assistance;

  • Activities

    • coordinating the care of users;
    • confront the situation with information from legislation and standards;
    • participating in the elaboration of health projects and policies;
    • check equipment operation;
    • activate a multiprofessional health team;
    • select materials and equipment;
    • carry out disease prevention and curative actions;
    • check the consistency of the nursing record with pathology;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • preparing reports and documents;
    • developing action projects;
    • evaluate results;
    • analyze data;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • assemble cec set;
    • prescribing medication;
    • develop technical and scientific works;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • evaluating actions of community health workers;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • evaluate performance of subordinates and peers;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • raise research funds;
    • demonstrate attention ability;
    • participating in the work of multidisciplinary teams;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • remove circulatory and ventilatory support;
    • participating in the planning of actions by community health workers;
    • registering activities in information systems;
    • guiding community participation in educational actions;
    • to be responsible for all services provided to the enrolled population;
    • define territory of action;
    • interpret hemodynamic and laboratory data;
    • monitor work process;
    • request exams;
    • defining health promotion strategies for specific situations and groups;
    • check for irregularities related to the assistance provided;
    • confronting the situation with information from legislation and standards;
    • define quality assessment methods;
    • developing continuing education programs;
    • submit research results for publication;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • capture research funds;
    • demonstrate quick thinking;
    • participate in the management of inputs;
    • performing more complex procedures;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • guiding community participation in educational activities;
    • facilitate interaction between the acs and ubs professionals;
    • apply methods for quality assessment;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • develop continuing education programs;
    • organize study groups;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • serve patients/clients at home;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • monitor the selection process of nursing and/or perfusion professionals;
    • identify users' needs;
    • diagnose the situation;
    • analyze the assistance provided by the nursing team;
    • participating in the development of health projects and policies;
    • operate set of circulatory and ventilatory support;
    • participating in worker health programs and campaigns;
    • perform myocardial protection(cardioplegia);
    • check stock of blood products and blood components;
    • record observations, care and procedures provided;
    • calculate drug dosage and arterial flow;
    • define type of equipment and material;
    • performing nursing consultations;
    • prescribe medication;
    • prescribe nursing actions;
    • survey needs and problems;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • provide direct assistance to critically ill patients;
    • perform exams;
    • administer medication;
    • creating procedure strategies;
    • investigate irregularities related to the assistance provided;
    • identify risk areas;
    • participating in campaigns to combat health problems;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt to situations;
    • guiding the team for infection control in health units;
    • set goals;
    • dismantle cec set;
    • serving users in ubs, homes or community spaces;
    • change body temperature;
    • developing educational material;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • collect data and samples;
    • setting priorities;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • define health promotion strategies for specific situations and groups;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • reinfuse residual volume of the circuit;
    • updating registration information;
    • monitor the clinical evolution of patients;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • analyze medical records;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • collaborate with teaching and research entities;
    • request exams;
    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • fill equipment with perfusate(prime or priming);
    • discard used material;
    • standardize nursing and/or perfusion norms and procedures;

    Sectors that hire Midwife nurse the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • health management support activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • nursing activities
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • health plans
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • temporary labor lease

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