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Registered Nurse/Midwife

Job posted: 05/07/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23381

Reference: 23381

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife – Women’s Emergency Care (WEC), The Royal Women’s Hospital



  • Variable hours available (8 hours minimum)

  • Ongoing & fixed-term positions available


Do you want to work in an environment where you can use your nursing AND midwifery skills to their full scope?


Are collaboration and teamwork across all disciplines important to you?


Have you been thinking about a change of pace or increasing your hours?


If yes, then the Women's Emergency Care is the place for you! 


You are



  • A great communicator, influencer and team player, with a positive and friendly attitude.

  • An AHPRA registered Midwife and Nurse (dual registrant) with a minimum of two years post-registration experience in an acute healthcare setting, preferably emergency care.

  • Passionate about emergency nursing and the health of women and babies.

  • Committed to learning and advancing your clinical skills in all areas of maternity care.

  • Flexible to work AM, PM and night duty shifts. 

  • Someone who thrives in a busy, tertiary hospital environment. 


The role


As an integral member of the Women’s Emergency Care team, this role is responsible for activities such as emergency nursing assessment, triage and resuscitation of women, and babies under two weeks of age.


About the team 


The Women’s Emergency Care unit is the Royal Women’s Hospital’s level 2 emergency department. Each year the team cares for over 28,000 women with emergency maternity and gynaecology problems, and provides emergency care for babies under two weeks of age, who were born at The Women's. We are patient-centred, with a focus on the clinical wellbeing of the women and babies who come through our doors.  We are supported by teams across the hospital to look after the psychological, psychosocial, social, and socioeconomic wellbeing of our patients. We work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team under the guidance and leadership of experienced Associate Unit Managers and our Nurse Unit Manager. No two days are ever the same as you empower and care for women and their families.  Our nursing/midwifery staff are an integral part of the Women’s Emergency Care team and are supported by a dedicated team of health professionals, educators and clinical support. 


We offer



  • Salary packaging.

  • Discounts and subsidies on a range of financial, health and commercial products and services.

  • Dedicated paid family violence leave and workplace support plans.

  • Professional development support, including protected professional development time and unique career opportunities and pathways.

  • A breastfeeding friendly workplace as accredited by the Breastfeeding Association.

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides free professional, confidential, coaching and support for staff and eligible family members. 


To learn more about our staff benefits, visit our website


The Women’s


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. The Women’s is recognised as a leader in its field, with expertise in maternity services and the care of newborn babies, gynaecology, assisted reproduction, women’s health and cancer services. 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. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women and family violence matters. The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTQI. The Women's will provide reasonable adjustments for persons with lived experience of 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'.


Learn more


See the Position Description attached for more information about this role.  If you’re interested, please contact us to organise a virtual tour and meet the team and to see if we are the right fit for you.


Interested but not right now? 


We’re always excited to hear from passionately women-centric Registered Nurses/Registered Midwives. Contact us on 03 8345 2080 to find out more about opportunities at the Women’s.


All employment with the Women’s is subject to and conditional upon a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check


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

Registered Nurse/Midwife

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Contact:

Monique Johnstone - (03) 8345 3646
Monique.Johnstone@thewomens.org.au

Registered Nurse/Midwife