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June

Registered Midwife - Interdepartmental Model

Mercy Health Australia - Heidelberg, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Summary

About The Roles

The Interdepartmental Midwives Model (MIM) offers a unique opportunity for midwives to experience working in a combination of departments in our Specialist Public Hospital.

  • Located at Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg
  • Enjoy the variety of rotating through a combination of two or three departments, generally spending 2 months in each
  • Various Fixed Term and Permanent Roles at 0.8 EFT
  • Opportunity to work across some of the following areas; Birthing Services, Emergency Department, Antenatal and Postnatal Ward, Special Care Nursery, High Dependency Unit, Gynaecology and Oncology unit, Antenatal Clinic Domiciliary & Hospital in the Home and the Fetal Monitoring Department
  • You will be required to have a strong family centred care focus and be committed to ongoing professional development, clinical excellence and continuous quality improvement
  • You will be required to work all shifts AM, PM, and ND


About You
  • You are motivated, enthusiastic and keen to take a positive step in your career by joining Mercy Health
  • Current Midwifery Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 1-year post-registration Midwifery experience
  • Minimum Level 2 score with a RANZCOG accredited CTG course
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse is also required to rotate to some areas
  • The ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other members of the health care team
  • Department-specific prerequisites:
  • Emergency Department - Registered as a Nurse and Midwife
  • Special Care Nursery - Registered as a Nurse and Midwife, Experience in Special Care Nursery is desirable
  • Birthing Services - Credentialed to IV cannulation or working towards
  • Domiciliary services - Minimum 2 years post-registration experience, Previous SCN experience preferred


About Us

Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women's health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

What We Offer

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details
  • Keira McMahon, Midwifery Unit Manager
  • (03) 8458 4422 or Keira.McMahon@mercy.com.au

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Heidelberg, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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