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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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Exciting opportunities exist for passionate and enthusiastic midwives to join our devoted team at Frankston Hospitals Women’s Health Unit, in either a permanent or limited term basis.

As an integral member of our team you will be a responsible and accountable professional who can work in partnership with women and their families to give the necessary guidance, care and support during their pregnancy journey.

About Our Women’s Health Unit
The Women’s Health Unit is in the midst of an exciting redevelopment phase. It has a new management team, is making structural changes, is implementing world class technologies and is currently reviewing the model of care offered to our growing community.

The unit has a combination of outpatient/assessment rooms, postnatal beds and birth suites where almost 2,900 babies were welcomed last year.

It is an energetic, friendly and thriving maternity unit that takes great pride in its strong team-work ethic, dedication and resilience to support each other through the challenges of modern maternity complexities. We promote a culture of collaboration, openness and respect for every member of our multidisciplinary team, working together to achieve clinical excellence and positive outcomes for our mothers and babies. We offer excellent training and professional development opportunities that aims to promote life-long learning and professional growth.

The future direction of our maternity services is exciting, and we look forward to welcoming new team members who share our commitment and passion to make a positive impact on our community.

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

Benefits
• 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 Zoe Mckewen
Contact Number 97848267
Closing Date 14/12/2017
Position Description Registered Midwife PD August 2017.pdf