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Midwifery Group Practice Midwife (As per award)

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Castlemaine Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1639980

Reference: VG/1639980

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

The Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) midwife will provide and coordinate comprehensive evidenced based care at an advanced level, for an allocated caseload of women utlising primary healthcare principles and advanced problem solving across the childbirth continuum.

Midwifery Group Practice Midwife

Fixed Term Part Time – 0.7 EFT per fortnight from July 2022 to September 2022 

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does. 

Midwifery Group Practice

The Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) midwife will provide and coordinate comprehensive evidenced based care at an advanced level, for an allocated caseload of women utlising primary healthcare principles and advanced problem solving across the childbirth continuum. 

The MGP midwife will also provide leadership, planning, coordination, and in addition provide support and mentorship to other staff. The MGP midwife will work in a case load model with the responsibility and accountability for the achievement of quality care and monitoring of outcomes for their allocated women 

This Role

A unique opportunity exists for a motivated midwife to join our newly implemented MGP within the maternity service. This model of care focuses on women's individual needs, expectations and aspirations to achieve optimal birthing outcomes within a low risk model for women and babies by empowering women to be an integral part of their care. The position provides continuity of midwifery care proportionate to EFT. Each midwife will as part of the model of care work a total of 0.7 EFT.  (up to 0.1 EFT will be on site in birth suite at Bendigo Health.) 

Essential for this role

  • A Midwife registration with current Authority to Practice with APRHA.
  • Experience in team/caseload midwifery or recent experience in all areas of midwifery care.
  • Clinical skills required for autonomous practice.
  • High level communication and organization skills.
  • FSEP Level 3 practitioner.
  • Skilled in neonatal resuscitation
  • Attend regular obstetric emergency simulation training

Culture and Benefits

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year 

Dhelkaya Health values diversity and encourages individuals from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

Further information is available from April Jardine, Midwifery Coordinator on 5471 3223

Applications close Sunday 10th July 2022 

Position descriptions and applications addressing the key selection criteria can be submitted on the Castlemaine Health website: http://www.castlemainehealth.org.au/employment-opportunities/ 

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and compliance with Castlemaine Health Vaccination Policy.

Midwifery Group Practice Midwife (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

April Jardine | 5471 3223

Midwifery Group Practice Midwife (As per award)