Nurse Midwife salaries in Ghana range from 2,330 GHS per month (minimum salary) to 6,680 GHS per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,130 GHS per month, meaning that half (50%) of people working as Nurse Midwife(s) earn less than 4,130 GHS while the other half are earning more than 4,130 GHS.
The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Job opportunities with a midwifery diploma?
Community Midwife, Home Birthing.
Health Promotion Specialist.
Health Visitor in training.
Intensive Care Neonatal Nurse.
Volunteer Midwife (Overseas).
Typical duties include:
- examining and monitoring pregnant women
- assessing care requirements and writing care plans
- undertaking antenatal care in hospitals, homes and GP practices
- carrying out screening tests
- providing information, emotional support and reassurance to women and their partners
- taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
- caring for and assisting women in labour
- monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour
- monitoring the foetus during labour
- advising about and supporting parents in the daily care of their newborn babies
- helping parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death
- writing records
- tutoring student midwives
- identifying high-risk pregnancies
Midwives may work on a rota and be on call to provide care on a 24-hour basis.
- National Health Service (NHS)
- GP practices
- Private hospitals
- The armed forces
- Independent practices
Can I become a midwife without going to university?
A midwifery degree standard apprenticeship has been approved for delivery.
This offers an alternative route to taking a full-time university course, although you will still need to be able to study at degree standard.