This role provides a culturally safe continuity of care for a caseload of women and their families through the newly developed Waijungbah Jarjums Midwifery Group Practice, primarily based in Southport.
The Waijungbah Jarjums Service is provided for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander midwives, Child Health nurses and health workers. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with identified midwives, Child Health nurse’s, health workers and social workers.
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Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Gold Coast
Yearly Salary: $74281 – $95278
Contact Name: Jessica Weller
Closing Date: 10-FEB-21
An opportunity has become available for several Registered Midwives Identified (Caseload) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.
Be responsible and accountable for role-modelling excellent family focused, evidence-based midwifery care at an advanced level within our newly established Waijungbah Jarjums Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) service for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women and families
Available for ‘on-call’ to provide care as needed to the woman in their defined caseloads and to provide back-up to their partner midwives. Out of hours and weekends shared amongst the partnership
Take responsible for the provision of continuity of midwifery care and delegate activities to a defined group of women (caseload) within a framework of a social model of care that is woman centred
Utilise clinical skills to the full scope of practice in the areas of midwifery antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care
To be successful in this position you will require:
To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
A Bachelor of Midwifery or equivalent
Registration as a Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against – Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Hepatitis B
Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
Flexible work options
Diverse Work Culture
Up to 12.75% super
Permanent full time (3 positions)
Base salary ranging from $74 281 – $95 278 per annum
The Waijungbah Jarjums Service is a newly developed service at the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) in Southport that provides culturally safe continuity of care for women and their families from conception to the First 1000 Days. The service is provided for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander midwives, Child Health nurses and health workers. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with identified midwives, Child Health nurse’s, health workers and social workers.
About Gold Coast Health
Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
More than 1100 beds across three hospitals – Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong
How to Apply
Click APPLY to submit your application by Wednesday, 10 February 2020.
Job Ad reference: GC362514
Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.