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Amihs Midwife - Cranebrook Community Health Centre - Temp Ft

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Until 01/07/2022)
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $1,233.80 - $1,732.39 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ227274
Applications Close: 18/05/2021

Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community.

NBMLHD is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

About the Role

  • The Registered Midwife is a responsible and accountable professional who works in partnership with women to give the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period.
  • This position will work to improve maternity service delivery for Aboriginal families and their babies and contribute to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and young people through:
    • The provision of community based, culturally sensitive, continuity of care for Aboriginal babies and their mothers to 8 weeks postpartum
    • Effective local Aboriginal health partnerships
    • Collaboration with medical, obstetric, paediatric and child and family health staff and clear systems for transfer of information between health care providers
    • Health promotion initiatives including smoking cessation, alcohol and other drug reduction and sexual and reproductive health
    • Collaboration with services provided by health and other agencies as required.
  • It will also work to increase the awareness of Aboriginal women and Aboriginal communities about pregnancy related issues through community development activities
  • And will develop and maintain effective links with relevant agencies including, but not limited to, Department of Communities and Justice, Housing NSW, Centrelink and other non-government service providers

About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI
To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZhAGF38E10CN2upBndvfA
If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/
 

About Applying
If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role. You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.
 
To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

Selection Criteria to be addressed:

  1. Current registration with AHPRA Registered Midwife (Division 1) with recent post graduate experience in the provision of antenatal, intrapartum and post-natal care and is a female (genuine occupational qualification under Section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
  2. Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture and current issues in Aboriginal health, specifically relating to pregnancy, childbirth and infant health.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to the provision of women centred, culturally safe, compassionate, quality maternity care.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, with an emphasis on service delivery, quality of care and team cohesion with an ability to identify and improve opportunities to enhance continuity of care between service providers.
  5. Demonstrated evidence of the use of critical thinking as it related to the delivery of evidenced based midwifery care.
  6. Demonstrated organisational skills and the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and deadlines.
  7. Demonstrated high level verbal, written and interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  8. Current Driver's Licence and willingness to use for work purpose travel. This may include driving long distances across the LHD.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Joanne Huging via [email protected]

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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