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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22283
Position Title Registered Midwife/Midwives
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Limited Term Full Time, Limited Term Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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• The opportunity to collaborate on a new model of care
• Incredible supportive team with a strong mother focus
• Fantastic employee benefits including generous salary packaging

Position Summary
Exciting opportunities exists within our Midwifery Department at Frankston Hospital for passionate and dedicated Nurses and Midwifes to become part of our devoted team. Opportunities exist on a permanent or limited term basis.

As a member of our incredible team of Midwives, you will partner with our local mums during a moment of profound transition and change. You will be the first point of contact for them throughout labour and are responsible for providing evidence based care in collaboration with empowering and supporting them to make informed choices about their care.

Midwives strive to help women to have a healthy pregnancy and natural birth experience and are trained to recognise and deal with deviations from the normal. The Midwife is a responsible and accountable professional who works in partnership with women to give the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, to conduct births on the midwife’s own responsibility and to provide care for the infant. You will advocate for our mums when their voices go unheard and go above and beyond to provide a safe inviting space for women entering their birth journey.

If you are an experienced Registered Nurse or Midwife and have a passion to help shape and be a trusted part of a profound experience in the lives of the woman in our local community, then we would love to hear from you!

About our Midwifery Department
Our Multidisciplinary Team in Midwifery work with passion to deliver world class healthcare for the local community.

Our Midwifery department offers comprehensive pregnancy care for women and their families in our fully integrated Women's Health Unit at Frankston Hospital. We provide a level 5 Maternity Service and are proud to assist in over 2900 births each year. We are also well supported by a lovely team of Midwives in our level 4 Special Care Nursery.

We are entering an exciting time of development, our team will have the opportunity to play an active role in the review of our Model of Care.

Essential Criteria
• Are you passionate about providing evidence-based care in collaboration with the right of the woman, her family and health care providers to make an informed decision about her choice of care?
• Do you love coaching women through their labour, and seeing parents with their newborn child for the first time?
• Do you continue to look for ways to improve the healthcare outcomes for your patients?
• Are you committed to Person Centred Care?
• Can you be appropriately assertive but empathetic with people who are distressed?
• Do you have strong judgment and decision making skills?
Please view our attached position description for a detailed outline of essential criteria

• The opportunity to join a progressive and innovative hospital
• A large suite of employee benefits including a generous salary packaging
• A vibrant, high performing, friendly team environment
• The opportunity to make your mark in the local community
• Excellent work life balance and flexibility
• Live and work on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, only 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD

How to apply
If you are a midwife from anywhere in Australia; Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide or Hobart we would love to hear from you! Please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria Essential: Are you a Registered Midwife/Nurse with current AHPRA registration?
Essential: Have you completed a graduate year program or equivalent?
Essential: Do you have a commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for consumers?
Essential: Do you have the experience to commensurate your knowledge and skills?
Essential: Are you able to competently use computer software programs and are open and willing to learn new programs?
Essential: Do you communicate and relate to consumers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds?
Essential: Do you pride yourself in developing continuous improvement opportunities for improved patient/consumer outcomes?
Desirable: Have you recently completed of RANZCOG Fetal Surveillance Education Program?
Contact Person Kate Brown
Contact Number 97848267
Closing Date 20/09/2017
Position Description Registered Midwife PD August 2017.pdf