Combined Graduate Nurse and Midwife Program

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24124

Reference: 24124

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Graduate Nurse and Graduate Midwife Program 2022

12 month position
32- 38 hours per week

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The Graduate Nurse/Midwife will be in the first year of professional practice as a registered nurse/midwife participating in the Combined Graduate Nurse/Midwife Program.  The Program provides the opportunity for the newly registered nurse/midwife to develop confidence in the provision of care to women and/or neonates. The Graduate will be provided with formal professional development days, clinical support and orientation into their clinical area.

During the Nursing rotation, the Graduate nurse/midwife is responsible for providing care to women and their families within a multidisciplinary Team environment, working collegially with other health professionals.

Your contribution 

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provides care for all women across the pregnancy and childbirth continuum and beyond, both in the hospital and the community

  • Provides individual patient centred care including the recognition of normal and abnormal signs and symptoms obtained through observation, interview, physical exam and measurement

  • Provide for the emotional needs for the individuals and seek assistance from other members of the health team to provide care and resources which are sensitive to their needs

  • Promote independence of women within the health care setting by involving and equipping them with the resources they need to be an active participant in their care

About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • Registered Nurse and Midwife with AHPRA (or will be registered by February 2023)

  • Have not previously completed a Graduate Nurse or Midwife Program

  • Commitment to the values and healthcare philosophy of The Women’s

  • Excellent communication skills

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that in line with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption.

All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au

Combined Graduate Nurse and Midwife Program

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Jillian Blackman - (03) 8345 2917 - (03) 8345 2914

Combined Graduate Nurse and Midwife Program