Midwives

Fantastic opportunities to join our committed midwifery team and enjoy a great work/life balance living in our beautiful region.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1399184
Closing Date: 09-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Hospital Midwife - 1399184 - May 2019.pdf (PDF, 284KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa Hodge, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah
03 5150 3301

Position Details

DEPARTMENT:   Rotamah Midwifery

STATUS:              Permanent positions

HOURS:               Full time and Part time roles available

We are currently seeking qualified Midwives to join our Midwifery Team to provide safe midwifery and nursing care that achieves quality maternal and neonatal outcomes. Contract terms and hours are negotiable.  Please call our Nurse Unit Manager, Lisa Hodge on 03 5150 3301 or email at lisa.hodge@brhs.com.au to discuss further.

Applicants will work in the Rotamah ward, being our primary midwifery service.  Rotamah is a 17 bed Midwifery, Paediatric and General Medical ward, providing a diverse mix of patient care requirements.  Midwives, Registered and Enrolled Nurses work together to provide excellent care for the whole client cohort, with midwives providing the majority of maternity care.   The midwifery unit also incorporates Team Midwives who work under a Collaborative Model of Maternity Care providing an accessible service from our CBD clinic.  As a primary midwife, you will oversee the planned care of the client and enable a collaborative relationship between the midwifery team, GP and the client.  

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of our dedicated midwifery team and contribute to the high level of care provided by BRHS to our community.  You will also experience regional living on the Gippsland Lakes, providing you with the opportunity to enjoy a great work/life balance in a stunning part of Victoria.

 

The ideal applicant will demonstrate:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Midwife. 
  • Recent experience in a range of midwifery settings
  • Proven competency in all areas of the pregnancy and birth care as well as proven ability to operate confidently across antenatal, intra-partum and post-natal services.
  • Competence in general clinical nursing with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care
  • An understanding of legislation relevant to midwifery practice
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to problem solve, apply the escalation of care principles and be able to facilitate the escalation of care process
  • Qualification as a Lactation consultant would be well-regarded

 

The successful applicants will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room
  • Monthly ADO's

 

For more information on the position, please contact:

Lisa Hodge, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah on 03 5150 3301

Applications close:

Sunday 9th June 2019

Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

For more information on Bairnsdale Regional Health Service please visit www.brhs.com.au

For information on East Gippsland visit  www.visiteastgippsland.com.au.


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