Clinical Midwife - Private Postnatal Wards
Job no: 492600
Work type: Permanent
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Clinical nursing
About the role
Mater Mothers’ Hospital is currently seeking a motivated and experienced Clinical Midwife to work within our private postnatal care wards on a permanent part-time basis (64 hours per fortnight).
Mater Mothers' Hospitals are leaders in the provision of high quality maternity and newborn services for the people of Queensland and northern New South Wales. Providing exceptional care and support of women and their families, Mater Mothers' Hospitals offer integrated services covering obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology, and maternal fetal medicine.
Salary range: $44.08-$47.23 (RN2) per hour plus superannuation
What you'll be doing
In this role you will be responsible for providing with a high volume of normal and complex care cases within the Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.
As a Clinical Midwife, you will be responsible for practicing with advanced clinical competence in the provision of quality and cost-effective care in consultation with other members of the health care team. This includes providing support and direction to other staff while role modelling and promoting professional standards of practice and conduct.
To be successful in your application for this position it is essential that you have:
- Current Midwifery registration with AHPRA
- Considerable post-graduate midwifery experience
- Advanced clinical competency and the ability to maintain the highest standards of nursing/midwifery practice
- Effective communication and clinical problem solving skills to maximise patient care within the multidisciplinary team
- Commitment to the continuous improvement of health care and midwifery practice, and to continuing professional development of self and others.
- Willingness to commit to and role model the Mater values
You will be working in a fast paced environment that requires someone who is enthusiastic, able to show initiative and work well in a team. The ideal candidate for the position will be approachable with a mature and confident attitude.
Why join us?
In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.
Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.
Applications close Sunday 1 March 2020
For further information specific to the position, please contact Sue Sedl, Midwifery Unit Manager on 07 3163 8770.
*Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.
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