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Associate Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 16/03/2021 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45257

Reference: 45257

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • The opportunity to practice across all areas of maternity care

  • The opportunity to care for women with varying degrees of complexity

  • Amazing clinical support and education from a highly skilled team




 Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.


About our Monash Women’s Casey Hospital 


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.


www.monashwomens.org  


Our maternity service is the largest maternity care provider in Victoria caring for over 9,000 women each year across three hospitals; Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Monash Women's provides maternity care for well women and women with more complex and specialty needs.


About the role: 


The Associate Midwife Manager performs as a strategic leader. They provide support to the midwifery team leaders and oversee the day to day management of the department ensuring the provision of a high standard of service delivery. The Associate Midwife Manager also provides assistance and support to the midwifery staff on the floor as required.


This role recognises and acknowledges the needs, dignity, culture and values of the individual woman and her family. We aim to empower all childbearing women and their families within a service that embraces both continuity of philosophy and consistency of advice and information.


We have ongoing full time and part time opportunities for Associate Midwife Managers across the full scope of practice. It will involve a rotational roster across all shifts.


You have worked across areas of antenatal/postnatal care and birth suite.  We are a collaborative service across Monash Women’s, and Casey maternity has ample opportunities for midwives to expand their clinical knowledge and practice while providing women centred care. We work within a team model of care; our Ruby, Diamond and Sapphire teams practice within this model and aim to provide women and their families with continuity throughout their pregnancy care.


Why Casey Hospital?




  • Expanding services to Casey Hospital has led to our ability to care for women with varying levels of complexity, as we now have critical care services on site to support their journey

  • Casey Hospital services the Casey and Cardinia catchment areas, the most rapidly growing areas in the state. Our birth numbers are growing in line with the population growth in this area.

  • Casey Hospital pregnancy clinic facilities are run in a state of the art community clinic at Pakenham.

  • Casey Hospital operates a continuity model called the Caseload program, offering women the gold standard of maternity care.

  • Casey Hospital operates one of only two publicly funded homebirth programs in the State.

  • Casey Hospital provides services specific to younger women and vulnerable women through dedicated clinics staffed with passionate and experienced midwives.


About You


You are passionate about maternity and woman centred care, and wish to grow your career in leadership within Monash Health and our Women’s program. You thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are truly focused on delivering a high standard of evidence-based, woman and family centred care to all patients. You are ready to be part of a truly dynamic and growing service at Monash Health.


You are also:-



  • committed to ongoing professional development and career growth  

  • dedicated to providing the highest quality, evidence-based care

  • enthusiastic, compassionate and able to positively contribute to a team

  • excited to be part of our collaborative team across the program, sharing knowledge and unique site-based selling points, bringing our practices together under the Monash Women’s program

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s strategic guiding principles and values.


What you need



  • Proven clinical experience across all areas of maternity services is essential

  • Previous leadership experience is highly regarded

  • Australian working rights

  • Current Ahpra registration


What we offer



  • Being part of our leading and growing organisation 

  • Appropriate orientation across all sites and supernumerary time at the commencement of each rotation

  • Mentorship and career guidance and opportunities to progress your career

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills.


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff subsidised car parking and uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


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Associate Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital

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Contact:

Jacquie Mejia - 87681759

Associate Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital