Registered Midwife, Queensland Health

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

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Registered Midwife

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Maternity Services – MOUNT ISA

Work for us and be part of a dynamic and diverse Nursing and Midwifery team that recognises and values professionalism, leadership and excellence in healthcare.

This is your opportunity to work in a challenging, dynamic and diverse environment and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

What is Midwifery in Mount Isa like?

The Mount Isa Hospital Maternity Services hub is the referral centre for all pregnant women in the North West Hospital and Health Service region and for a small Northern Territory community; providing care to women and their families within its’ Antenatal service, Antenatal/Postnatal Inpatient Unit, Birthing Unit, Special Care Nursery and Home Visiting program. It consists of eight beds, with a three bed Birthing Suite and a three cot Special Care Nursery. The nursery has CPAP and ventilator capabilities, undertaking short term respiratory support for newborns, or stabilisation before transfer to a tertiary facility for ongoing management. The unit has approximately 500 births per year. 

  • Providing maternity’s `Gold Standard ( https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-31/maternity-gold-standard-of-care-offered-in-mount-isa/11362550 )’ of care
  • Expansion ( https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6627211/new-maternity-hub-provides-extended-care-for-mount-isa-mums/ ) and continual improvement of services
  • Podcasts: Mount Isa Birth Stories, by Sarah – An introduction ( https://anchor.fm/mountisabirthstories/episodes/Introduction-to-Mount-Isa-Birth-Stories-e96uhn )
  • Requirements:

  • Proof of qualification, registration with AHPRA and a current practising certificate are mandatory requirements.
  • Possession of, or working toward, relevant post-graduate qualifications and/or minimum 2 years post-graduate clinical experience would be highly regarded.
  • The position may involve travel to various facilities or units within the North West Hospital and Health Service.
  • Class C motor vehicle licence.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role.
  • For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

    What’s on offer?

    Permanent full-time role, 76 hours per fortnight.

    Generous remuneration package value up to $115,307 p.a. comprising:

  • salary range between $72,471 to $92,954 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5)
  • annual recreational leave p.a. with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.
  • Other employment benefits may include:

  • Rural Area Nursing Incentive Package (RANIP) ( https://www.google.com )
  • Accomodation
  • salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice )
  • professional development
  • shift, locality and laundry allowances
  • sick leave accrual
  • access to corporate discounts and employee wellness and assistance programs.
  • Interested..?

    For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Mary-Clare Reilly on 07 4744 4449.

    Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website and close Wednesday 30 September 2020.