Position Details
Reference Number 33948
Position Title Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Temporary Full Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

Your Role (Multiple Positions Available)

You will work with a high level of autonomy and responsibility across the maternity continuum from antenatal bookings through to birth and home-based postnatal visits, with further opportunities to participate in day-stay pregnancy monitoring, specialist clinics and lactation support.

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Registration as Midwife with AHPRA
  • Enthusiasm to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary care model
  • Experience across the scope of care and Midwifery Group Practice
  • Great communication skills
  • Most importantly, a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care!

Our Organisation

Join our team and contribute to our positive, family focused and progressive culture. The Jan Kirner Women's and Children's (JKWC) service will include 20 labour delivery rooms, brand new NICU cots, 39 SCN cots, 64 women’s inpatient beds, 32 children’s inpatient beds, 4 operating theatres, 4 beautiful birth pools and additional outpatient clinics. There are opportunities to work part time, full time or casually across the full scope of practice. In addition we offer support to develop clinical knowledge and skills or undertake research with key academic partners.

Why come and work with us?

  • Respectful, collaborative model of maternity care with a variety in models of care on offer, including the publicly-funded homebirth program, midwifery group practice, collaborative team care, and high risk/maternal fetal medicine.
  • JKWC is a cutting-edge new hospital that will service over 1 million women and children.
  • Gain a great sense of team work as part of an enhanced Maternity Care Unit for women with complex care needs including a designated Bariatric Care area. 
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation with fantastic education partnerships, scholarship and nursing and midwifery research programs.

Ready to join us!

Apply online by selecting “apply now” below! Reach out and have a confidential chat.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Selection Criteria Essential: I have current AHPRA registration as a Nurse.
Essential: I have current AHPRA registration as a Midwife.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Special Care Nursery.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Maternity.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Pediatrics.
Essential: I am available for an immediate start.
Essential: I am an Australian citizen or I have a valid working visa (not subclass 482/457).
Contact Person Aivy dela Rea
Contact Number 0383454040
Alternate Contact Person Dana Carpenter
Alternate Contact Number 0383454364
Closing Date 16/08/2019
Position Description and additional documents Registered Midwife - Maternity Services.docx
Registered Nurse - NICU
Registered Nurse - SCN
Application Guide click here to view
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