Registered Midwife Level 2 - Midwife

29 days ago: ACT Government Health

Job Description



Job Title: Midwife
Classification: Registered Midwife Level 2
Position Number : 24095, several
Annual Salary: $93,151 - $98,728
Branch: Women, Youth and Children
Section: Women and Babies
Vacancy Type: Permanent and temporary full-time and part-time
Closing Date:  31 July 2020 
Contact Officer : Penny Maher (02) 5124 7392  
About us:
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Canberra Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
Canberra Health Services is committed to the delivery of person and family centred, safe and high-quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities for CHS which includes ensuring the delivery of CHS’s Quality Strategy and government priorities, and aligning them with CHS’s Territory Wide Services Framework.
The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care.
Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of Canberra Health Services include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Overview of the work area and position:
The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children is a tertiary centre for the ACT and surrounding regional areas providing specialised maternity care high risk and vulnerable women and babies, along with midwifery led -maternity care for low risk well women and babies.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
Mandatory :
• Registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
• Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
• Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy. 
There are several temporary and permanent positions available for Registered Midwife Level 2's available across all maternity services. An order of merit may be established from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies at level which may arise over the next 12 months. The successful applicants will be required to work a rotating roster seven days a week. Full-time and part-time hours will be considered.
• Within a multidisciplinary approach ensure clinical care is of the highest quality consistent with current evidence and practice initiatives. Promote Quality and Safe care underpinned by the National Safety and Quality Standards.
• Lead and promote midwives within the multidisciplinary team as valuable experts contributing to positive outcomes for women and their families. Measure and monitor midwifery outcomes and support midwives to work to their full scope of practice.
• Promote an environment that encourages both individual and team development ensuring all staff achieves their maximum potential through the provision of individual and team opportunities, robust discussion, peer review and feedback. Support the practice of Clinical Supervision and ACT Health initiatives to promote a healthy midwifery workforce.
• Accountable for resource utilisation within the designated clinical area including the provision of accurate information on staffing requirements, consumables, equipment and administrative needs through the use of clinical and rostering databases. This will be achieved in collaboration with the area Clinical Midwife Manager and Assistant Director of Midwifery.
• Review and evaluate clinical practice identifying staff development needs, education strategies and own personal continuing professional development. Required to initiate a

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