03 August 2022
Registered Midwife – Birthing Suite Experience

  • Education and training opportunities
  • Work/life balance, variety, and flexibility
  • Support environment

Job Title: Registered Midwife - Birthing Suite Experience
Location: Queensland
Hours: Permanent  Full-time and Part-time opportunities
Salary: The base salary range for these positions are: $37.23 - $47.84 per hour. 

About this opportunity

The Midwife position provides family-centred midwifery care in collaboration with other health professionals and significant others to ensure safe, efficient and effective management of the patient within the Women’s Unit.

What you’ll be doing
  • Provide high-quality patient care by applying nursing and/or midwifery clinical skills and contemporary knowledge to support optimal care outcomes through care coordination, collaboration and communication within the scope of professional competence;
  • Partner with patients and their support persons throughout the pregnancy and birth continuum to provide woman-centred maternity care with regard to personal and/or cultural needs and preferences;
  • Undertake comprehensive ante and post-natal assessment(s) and develop, or revise, care plans that are inclusive of the patient’s physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs and expectations for her pregnancy-childbirth continuum and/or expected clinical outcomes;
  • Determine and monitor maternal and fetal well-being throughout the period of hospitalisation and communicate effectively with other health professionals to ensure safe and high standards of care;
  • Acknowledge and support the effectiveness of the multidisciplinary team and diverse care environment by delegating tasks to team members commensurate with their scope of professional expertise and practice;
  • Extend adherence to the delivery and documentation of care to include applicable frameworks, policies, procedures and forms;
  • Undertake comprehensive discharge planning to ensure patients and their support persons, where applicable and appropriate, are provided with adequate support through the provision of education, resources and appropriate community services access; and
  • Act as a mentor for colleagues and nursing/midwifery students within the team where appropriate depending on own level of expertise permits.

Skills & experience required for this Registered Midwife - Birthing Suite Experience opportunity

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following criteria:
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency 
  • A commitment to adhere to the hospital  immunisation requirements, which includes having a least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement with an established pathway to receive the second;
  • Currency of neonatal resuscitation;
  • Currency of K2 Perinatal Training through an approved provider;
  • Other postgraduate qualifications in relevant nursing and/or midwifery speciality or working towards (e.g. lactation consultant);
  • Minimum of one-year post-graduate experience, including in birth suites;
  • Sponsorship available

What you can enjoy with this employer:

In return for your skills, you will work with a passionate and driven team that provides high-quality patient care. Work hours are flexible in accordance with operational requirements. This hospital  is a family-friendly employer and they give consideration to the needs of their employees. Additional benefits include:
  • Support environment
  • Salary packaging
  • Education and training opportunities
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Discounted gym membership and other leisure/lifestyle centres
  • Work/life balance, variety, and flexibility

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  • Education and training opportunities
  • Work/life balance, variety, and flexibility
  • Support environment