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Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women's & Children's

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 18/08/2021 (Midnight)
25 days remaining

25 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 35538

Reference: 35538

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

IMPORTANT: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.


The Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit currently have the following Grade 2 Registered Midwives vacancies available at Western Health:


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Registered Midwife – Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic – Sunshine


Joan Kirner Women's & Children's at Western Health is seeking experienced midwife to join our dynamic team in Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit. This is temporarily part time maternity leave position.


Join our team and contribute to our positive, family focused and progressive culture. The Joan Kirner Women's and Children's (JKWC) service will include 20 labour delivery rooms, brand new NICU cots, 39 SCN cots, 64 women’s inpatient beds, 32 children’s inpatient beds, 4 operating theatres, 4 beautiful birth pools and additional outpatient clinics. There are opportunities to work part time, full time or casually across the full scope of practice. In addition we offer support to develop clinical knowledge and skills or undertake research with key academic partners. 


An exciting opportunity exists for a midwife join the Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team in the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s MFM Unit at Sunshine Hospital.  The hospital now provides a comprehensive MFM service, with clinics in Fetal Medicine, Fetal Cardiology, Preterm Labour Surveillance, Multiple Pregnancy, Recurrent Miscarriage, Pre-pregnancy Counselling and Pregnancy loss


MFM supports the hospital's antenatal clinics by providing Maternal and Fetal Surveillance for Complex pregnancies. The successful candidates should have a special interest in complex pregnancies and be sensitive to the needs of women attending our service.


The role of the MFM midwife, working within a multidisciplinary team incorporates the following activities: unsupervised clinical practice, coordination of care, counselling, health promotion and teaching, patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research/ data collection, interaction/liaison with multidisciplinary team, clinic preparation, assisting clinical procedures and accurate & timely documentation.


This position presents the successful applicant the possible opportunity to transition into our broader Maternity Services to deliver care across the maternity continuum. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as we transition our services into the new purpose built Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.


Our ideal candidates will have:



  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Midwifery qualification or equivalent

  • Registration as a Registered Midwife in AHPRA

  • Liaison with external providers

  • RANZCOG FSEP Level 3

  • strong time management & prioritisation skills

  • Willingness to learn new skills

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 year’s full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Midwife

  • Enthusiasm to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary care model

  • Previous Antenatal Clinic Experience 

  • Experience across all areas of midwifery care

  • Great communication skills

  • Most importantly, a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care


Position closes 28th July, 2021


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Registerd Midwife – Grade 2 Antenatal Clinic
Joan Kirner Women's & Children's at Western Health is seeking experienced midwives to join our dynamic team in Antenatal Clinic on permanent or temporary part time basis.
Join our team and contribute to our positive, family focused and progressive culture. The Joan Kirner Women's and Children's (JKWC) service will include 20 labour delivery rooms, brand new NICU cots, 39 SCN cots, 64 women’s inpatient beds, 32 children’s inpatient beds, 4 operating theatres, 4 beautiful birth pools and additional outpatient clinics. There are opportunities to work part time, full time or casually across the full scope of practice. In addition we offer support to develop clinical knowledge and skills or undertake research with key academic partners. 


The role of the registered midwife, working within a multidisciplinary team incorporates the following activities: unsupervised clinical practice, coordination of care, counselling, health promotion and teaching, patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research, supervision and mentorship/preceptorship, interaction/liaison with multidisciplinary team, accurate and timely documentation.
About You



  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing / Midwifery qualification or equivalent

  • Current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA

  • Minimum 3 years full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse / Midwife

  • Possess excellent clinical skills

  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation

  • Well-developed written and verbal skills

  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team

  • Demonstrated evidence of undertaking professional development activities to maintain and enhance midwifery expertise


Position Closes 28th July, 2021


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Registerd Midwife – Grade 2
Joan Kirner Women's & Children's at Western Health is seeking experienced midwives to join our dynamic team.
This role is permanent Full or Part Time.


Western Health is seeking experienced midwives to join the team within Maternity Services at Joan Kirner Women's & Children's at Sunshine Hospital. 
The role of the registered midwife, working within a multidisciplinary team incorporates the following activities: unsupervised clinical practice, coordination of care, counselling, health promotion and teaching, patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research, supervision and mentorship/preceptorship, interaction/liaison with multidisciplinary team, accurate and ti 15.1mely documentation.
About You



  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing / Midwifery qualification or equivalent

  • Current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA

  • Minimum 3 years full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse / Midwife

  • Possess excellent clinical skills

  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation

  • Well-developed written and verbal skills

  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team

  • Demonstrated evidence of undertaking professional development activities to maintain and enhance nursing / midwifery expertise


Position Closes 12th August, 2021
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Registered Midwife – Bank – Casual position


The role of the registered midwife, working within a multidisciplinary team incorporates the following activities: unsupervised clinical practice, coordination of care, counselling, health promotion and teaching, patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research, supervision and mentorship/preceptorship, interaction/liaison with multidisciplinary team, accurate and timely documentation.


About You



  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing / Midwifery qualification or equivalent

  • Current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA

  • Minimum 12 months full-time or equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse / Midwife

  • Possess excellent clinical skills

  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation

  • Well-developed written and verbal skills

  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team

  • Demonstrated evidence of undertaking professional development activities to maintain and enhance nursing / midwifery expertise

  • Have a commitment to high quality, safe and women centred care.


Position Closes 12th August, 2021


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REMINDER: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


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

Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women's & Children's

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Contact:

Recruitment Team, Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit - 03 8345 4040
RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au

Registered Midwife - Joan Kirner Women's & Children's