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Registered Midwife - Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health Strategy - Narromine

NSW Statewide, NSW

Locum/Temp/Casual

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Midwife

 


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ70440
Number of FTE: 0.42
Location:
Narromine NSW
Applications Close: 25 Oct 2018 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity
As an Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health Strategy Midwife (AMIHS) you will be teaming up with your own Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health Strategy Aboriginal Health Worker. You will be joining a small, enthusiastic and proactive Community Health team of experienced clinicians and staff providing client and carer focused services.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Laundry, Shoe & Climatic allowances
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
Where you'll be working
Narromine Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

What you'll be doing
The Registered Midwife is an integral part of the multidisciplinary maternity team providing woman centred care that is focused on the woman's individual needs, expectations and aspirations to achieve optimal birthing outcomes for women and their babies. 


To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Demonstrated ability to practice in accordance with the Registered Midwife National Competency Standards, Code of Ethics for Midwives, and Code of Professional Conduct for Midwives (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia).
  2. Recent midwifery experience including, antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care and lactation support.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology, written and verbal means; and sound interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.
  4. An understanding of woman centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  5. Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality midwifery care.
  6. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise workload and deliver care with integrity and accountability.
  7. Female (This is a specifically designated position under section 31 Anti-discrimination Act)
  8. Understanding of Aboriginal culture and Aboriginal women’s issues and the ability to apply knowledge of current issues relating to Aboriginal pregnancy, childbirth, mortality and morbidity
 


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Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

 
Merit Selection

NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDApplicationSupport

 

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit:
http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp.  

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent and temporary) in the near future.

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