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Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital

Job posted: 15/02/2021
Applications close: 12/03/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45087

Reference: 45087

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Showcase your clinical excellence and management style in this operational leadership position

  • Lead a supportive, friendly and inclusive team at within Monash Women’s Casey

  • Be part of our integrated service structure which provides safe Maternity Care across a woman’s maternity journey.


About Monash Women’s


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 all women, including those with more complex and specialty needs.


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 our young women’s clinic


About the role:


Monash Women’s at Casey Hospital have an opportunity for an experienced midwife to grow your career in leadership, joining the existing team leaders to guide and support staff and manager the operational requirements of their postnatal wards.


The Midwifery Manager Team Leader together with the obstetric partner is jointly responsible for their multidisciplinary team.  The Diamond Team provides care for postnatal women and the number of patients is rapidly growing as the service and acuity grows across the South Eastern Window. We support a culturally diverse group of women across Casey and Cardinia councils which continue to grow, as does the increase risk in presentations to our services. Our teams of midwives are given the opportunity to rotate through clinic, birth suite, postnatal and extended care into the home, to maximise continuity of care and a positive experience for women. As the Maternity Leader, together with the your other Team leaders at each site, you will encourage and support Monash Women’s model of practice to ensure women receive consistent high quality, safe care throughout their journey.


About You


You are an experienced midwife who has a strong commitment to exceptional care and outstanding outcomes.  You will have opportunity to work closely with your teams daily, and coordinate your pregnancy clinics weekly. You will be inspired everyday working with like-minded, passionate colleagues who share your values and purpose.


To be selected for interview you will need to demonstrate:



  • Demonstrated postgraduate midwifery experience, including an Associate or equivalent leadership role.

  • Commitment to supporting midwives the opportunity to gain and maintain full scope of practice.

  • A commitment to safe practice, utilising a sound knowledge of relevant legislation, guidelines and standards.

  • Skills in leading the planning, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of midwifery care at a consistently high standard.

  • Coordinating the department’s activities including workload and team rostering.

  • Work collaboratively with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to achieve goals and health outcomes

  • Establish and maintain effective communication with health professionals, support staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external to Monash Health.

  • Consistently role model midwifery excellence, demonstrating your commitment to family centred care and best practice standards.

  • The ability to lead and motivate a team to work effectively together in a clinical setting.

  • Excellent organisational skills, time management, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • A passion for midwifery, with a demonstrated commitment to empower childbearing women and their families within a service that embraces consistency of advice and continuity of philosophy

  • You are ready to be part of a truly dynamic and growing service at Monash Health and are an advocate of Monash Health’s strategic guiding principles and values.


What we offer?



  • Be part of our leading and growing organisation  

  • 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.


What you need



  • Relevant clinical experience demonstrated across areas of maternity

  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and within the policies and guidelines of Monash Health

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration


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


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.


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


Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.  Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org


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); and

  • proof of immunisation.


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


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Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital

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Contact:

Helen Diamandis - 0417012071

Midwife Manager - Casey Hospital