Employment: Registered Midwife - Casual Nurse Bank

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Position Description:
Ref # 15/044

An opportunity currently exists for Registered Midwives with current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Registration (AHPRA) to join our Casual Nurse Bank.  Applicants will need to have at least 1 year recent clinical experience in a Maternity Service and be able to demonstrate safe, effective and patient centred care.

 Successful applicants will have:

  • dual registration with AHPRA (mandatory)
  • demonstrated capacity to work across the full role and scope of practice of a midwife
  • recent, contemporary and evidence based midwifery practice with ability to manage maternity emergencies
  • knowledge of contemporary rural practice
  • flexibility to work across a rotating roster with varying demands and responsibilities
  • ability to be organised and function effectively in a multidisciplinary team in a challenging environment
  • computer literacy
  • a professional friendly, team player disposition who is capable of representing the department and organisation effectively

Written applications for the above positions should include a resume, and a letter of application addressing the qualifications, experience and personal attributes as outlined in the position description.

Applications for the Casual Nurse Bank positions should be forwarded to the Assistant Director of Nursing – Clinical Operations, Liz Houlder.

All staff are required to provide a current Victorian Police Check and complete a Statutory Declaration as per the Aged Care Principles prior to commencement of employment.  Some positions will also require a WWC Check.