Position Details
Reference Number 35538
Position Title Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women's & Children's
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

Your Role

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, maternity triage, specialist clinics and lactation support.

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Registration as Midwife with AHPRA
  • Minimum 12 months Post Graduate Midwifery experience
  • Enthusiasm to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary maternity care model
  • Experience across the scope of maternity care
  • Great communication skills
  • Most importantly, a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred maternity care!

Our Organisation

Join our team and contribute to our positive, family focused and progressive culture. The recently opened, purpose built Joan Kirner Women's and Children's (JKWC) building includes capacity for 20 birthing rooms, 4 brand new active birth pools, dedicated obstetric theatres, 64 family friendly inpatient rooms, SCN cots and a newly opened NICU.

The maternity service supports specialist maternity clinics, an all risk caseload midwifery model, a high care unit and dedicated bereavement rooms and facilities for supporting families across the continuum.

Midwives are supported to grow professionally with access to 24/7 clinical support. There is support to develop clinical knowledge and skills or undertake research with key academic partners.

There are opportunities to work part time, full time or in a casual capacity across the full scope of midwifery practice.

Why come and work with us?

  • Respectful, collaborative model of maternity care with a variety in models of care on offer, including the largest publicly-funded homebirth program in Victoria, midwifery group practice (caseload), collaborative team care, and high risk/maternal fetal medicine
  • JKWC is a brand new hospital that will service over 1 million women and children
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation with fantastic education partnerships, scholarship and nursing and midwifery research programs

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health is not accepting resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have 12 months post graduate midwifery experience?
Contact Person Recruitment Team, Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit
Contact Number 03 8345 4040
Contact Email RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au
Closing Date 30/11/2019
Position Description Registered Midwife PD 111112018_new_format.pdf
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