Clinical Midwife

Apply now Job no: 497282
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Registered Nurse/Midwife

About the role 

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people.

Mater Mothers’ Hospital currently have an opportunity available for an experienced and passionate Clinical Midwife to join our Private Antenatal Inpatient ward MM10. The role on offer is as a Full Time Fixed Term contract for 12 months. The inpatient ward MM10 covers a significant range of patients, and from early pregnancy to postnatal care. We excel in management of high risk pregnancies and bereavement care, being a large tertiary referral hospital. We provide early labour care and perform inductions of labour, including Prostin, Balloon Catheters and Cervadil.

Mater Mothers' Hospital is a leader in the provision of high-quality maternity and newborn services for the people of Queensland. 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: $48.66 - $52.13 (RN2) per hour plus superannuation 

What you'll be doing 

The successful applicant will provide clinical nurse/midwifery leadership and management on a day to day basis and deliver evidence-based care to women ranging from the care of normal, low risk women through to complex obstetric, medical and gynaecology care requiring an extensive multidisciplinary approach. 

There has never been a better time to be involved within our dedicated team and have the opportunity to utilise and expand your skills providing care for women.  

About you 

To be successful in your application for this position it is essential that you have:  

  • Current Midwifery registration and nursing registration with AHPRA 
  • Considerable post-graduate midwifery experience in a maternity setting and preferably in gynaecology nursing.
  • 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?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options where suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information specific to the position, please contact Willow Durrington, Acting NUM, on 07 3163 6157.

Applications close on 8th December 2022

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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