Job no: 497638
Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Clinical nursing, Registered Nurse/Midwife
About the role
Mater Mothers’ Hospital currently has an opportunity for a Clinical Midwife to work within our Public Postnatal unit on a full-time, fixed term contract for 6 months.
The successful applicant will provide clinical 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 and medical care requiring an extensive multidisciplinary approach.
Salary range: $48.66 - $52.13 (RN2) per hour plus superannuation
What you'll be doing
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.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th February 2023.
For further information specific to the position, please contact Tina White, Midwifery Unit Manager on 07 3163 8030.
*Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.
*It is a requirement of this role that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note proof of vaccination (MyGov Medicare Vaccination Certificate or Medical Certificate) will be required as a pre-commencement document.
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