Registered Nurse/ Registered Midwife

Murrumbidgee, NSW

Temporary Full Time (up to 15/04/2011)

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Executive and Management

Purpose of Position

This position is responsible and accountable to the General Manager through line management of Senior Nurse Manager, Nurse Manager and Nurse Unit Manager Maternity Services, to provide professional, competent and effective quality care using the prinicpals of best practice including primary care within a cost effective and efficient environment. Services include obstetrics, accident and emergency, general medical, paediatrics and surgical patients. The Midwife is responsible for prenatal, intrapartum and postnatal maternity care provision within the hospital and outreaching into the community. The Midwife may also be responsible for providing parenting classes. Function as a professional representative of the nursing service and organisation.

Selection Criteria

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Competency Standards
for Registered Midwives.

Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work, and commitment to
professional development and best practice.

Current NSW Drivers Licence.

Registered Nurse/ Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency.

Demonstrated understanding of the Families First/Integrated Perinatal Care,
psychological assessment, and committment to same.

Demonstrated experience and clinical skills in general nursing and midwifery
practice.

Demonstrated knowledge of legislative and policy requirements that govern
Registered Nurse practice.