Midwife / Child Health Nurse Ams Cape York


Cairns City, QLD

Posted 12/4/2019

Location:Cairns & Far North > Regional QLD
Worktype:Full Time
Profession / Role:Healthcare & Medical > Midwifery

Role Type: Full time positions available

Job Title: Midwife / Child Health Nurse

Proposed Commencement Date: 01/04/2019

Town Information: Remote Indigenous communities throughout Cape York

Practice information: Primary Health Care Clinical setting

After Hours requirements: Nil

Full time positions available (based salary $104,604.00)

Come work for Apunipima Cape York Health Council (ACYHC) and engage in an exciting opportunity to contribute positive health outcomes for the people of the Cape York region, as a key member of a multidisciplinary team, providing a diverse range of clinic and community-based services.

ACYHC is one of Australia's leading Aboriginal Community Controlled health services, delivering a broad spectrum of comprehensive primary healthcare services to 11 traditional communities of Cape York, in a culturally appropriate manner.

These positions will provide direct and comprehensive child health and midwifery services as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering comprehensive primary health care services consistent with the Apunipima Way and Model of Care, to maximise health outcomes for the people of Cape York.

The successful candidates will be a dual registration as a Registered Nurse and Midwife with AHPRA Nursing and Midwifery Board - essential.

A Qualification in

Child Health, IBCLC accreditation, PAP smear accreditation, Immunisation Endorsement, ultrasound and midwifery eligibility is desirable.

Demonstrated competence in clinical and problem-solving skills at an advanced level with the ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate increasingly complex client care across the maternal and child health continuum and a high level knowledge and experience in delivery of evidence based clinical and health promotional activities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their partners and families during antenatal parenting period in community based settings.

An attractive salary packages are available for these positions dependent on qualifications and experience, including options for generous salary sacrifice, a great team environment, supportive networks and diverse duties, which make for an exciting opportunity.

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Please Note: Certified copies of qualifications/licences and registrations must be provided prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Reference: NHWQ 2301

Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives.

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