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Associate Midwife Unit Manager

Job posted: 30/04/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52262

Reference: 52262

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity to gain a permanent part-time/full-time position as an Associate Midwife Unit Manager here at Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Western Health.  The role will have the ability to either work across all areas of the Midwifery continuum – Birthing, Maternity Assessment Centre and Maternity Wards. We also have a temporary 1 year Core AMUM position in Birthing and Maternity Assessment Centre.

 As Associate Midwife Unit Manager, you will demonstrate expert knowledge and skills while assuming a prominent management focus within the unit, while contributing to the decisions that help shape our health service.  The role is an integral member of the management team, and will assist the Midwife Unit Manager in the course of their duties to ensure provision of both nursing and midwifery care that is excellent in quality and consistently patient centred, while achieving effective operational management of the clinical environment.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated Associate Midwife Unit Managers with outstanding clinical experience and knowledge, effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated willingness to develop and maintain their own knowledge in order to contribute to the development, and maintenance of the Maternity Service.

To be Successful in this Role you will

  • Manage the area as Midwife in Charge on a shift by shift basis
  • Have a high level of accountability and responsibility for the Unit and staff
  • Demonstrate clinical leadership skills
  • Prioritise collaborative care and communication within the multidisciplinary framework
  • Promote ongoing learning and education for all staff in the Unit
  • Be a Level 3 practitioner in RANZCOG Fetal Surveillance Education Program
  • Be proficient in IV Cannulation
  • Be working towards or have completed perineal suturing, and discharge examination of the Healthy Term Newborn.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.
Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of mental health and community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Associate Midwife Unit Manager

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Stacey Segond - 0478-267-240

Associate Midwife Unit Manager