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Clinical Midwifery Educator (As per award)

Job posted: 28/12/2023
Applications close: 10/03/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Maryborough District Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/23165

Reference: VG/23165

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) in Maryborough, Victoria is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated midwifery educator for our maternity services team. This is your opportunity to join our team on an exciting journey with the health service and our local community with Maryborough District Health Services Maternity Care! The rural location provides the perfect setting for down time away from work, and is easy commuting distance from regional centres and Melbourne. We encourage and welcome all applicants from year 1 – 3 and subsequent to apply!

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Clinical Midwifery Educator

Permanent Part Time – 32 hours per fortnight

Classification:  Dependent on Experience - Registered Nurse Year 1 – 3 and Subsequent

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024

Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) in Maryborough, Victoria is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated midwifery educator for our maternity services team.

This is your opportunity to join our team on an exciting journey with the health service and our local community with Maryborough District Health Services Maternity Care.

As a midwifery educator at MDHS you will responsible for delivering education across the full scope of midwifery practice to our midwifery team as well as a program of maternity education to our registered nursing workforce. Within this role there also exists the opportunity to combine your passion for education with your love of clinical practice and to support our MGP & RN workforce with modelling quality clinical care and mentorship whilst providing direct clinical care to maternity patients.

Maryborough really is the perfect location for any midwife passionate about education and quality, rural maternity care. There are fantastic opportunities for professional growth as our strong relationships with higher level regional services mean that you are able to maintain skills by continual exposure to higher acuity settings, while being based in a small, low risk service.

The rural location provides the perfect setting for down time away from work, and is easy commuting distance from regional centres and Melbourne.  We encourage and welcome all applicants from year 1 – 3 and subsequent to apply!

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Excellent communication skills- both verbally and written
  • Woman-centred care, with excellent relationship building skills
  • Great organisational skills with particular respect to time management
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses and Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Current qualification and Registration as a Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • RANZCOG Fetal Surveillance Education Program (FSEP) Level 3 practitioner.
  • A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent is highly desirable (or willingness to achieve the same).

Technical/Professional Knowledge and skills

  • Minimum 5 years post-graduate experience in midwifery.
  • Demonstrated competence in all elements of the midwifery continuum including assessment, planning and evaluation of care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and personal philosophy of working in partnership with a woman and her family to ensure they are empowered and informed to make fully informed decisions and are valued participants in their own care.
  • Experience in developing and implementing systems and processes that guide the novice practitioner to competence and then to expert

Desirable

  • Leadership Disposition: Demonstrating the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders; exhibiting behaviour styles that meet the demands of a leader role
  • Self-management: invites feedback on own behaviour and impact; uses new knowledge or information about self to build a broader understanding of own behaviour and the impact it has on others

Interpersonal Skills

  • Collaboration: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Building trust: Interacting with others in a way that givens them confidence in one's intention and those of the organisation.
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships: Development and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals

For further information, please contact via Gabrielle Jones g.jones@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0368.

Applications for this position close on Sunday, 10th March 2023.   

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

Please follow links to other relevant vacancies:

Midwifery Group Practice Midwife

Core Midwife

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check. NDIS Workers Screening will be required for workers identified as working within a risk assessed role.

Clinical Midwifery Educator (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Gabrielle Jones | g.jones@mdhs.vic.gov.au or 5461 0368

Clinical Midwifery Educator (As per award)