Midwife - Maternity & Obstetrics - Regional South West Victoria

South Western VIC

9 Aug 2021 Permanent


Maternity & Obstetrics


  • Current Opportunities for Short Term Placement, from 1 month tenure with accommodation supplied Or Permanent position either full time or part time available
  • Friendly and support team
  • State of the art facilities


The Position

As the Registered Midwife you will be responsible for:

  • Providing midwifery care for women postnatally, in collaboration with the medical team and other health care professionals and independently
  • Working professionally, safely and effectively, in accordance with the faciliy's policies and procedures
  • Appropriately assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and contemporaneously documents midwifery and neonatal care
  • Providing appropriate responses to all relevant emergency situations and takes responsibility for ensuring that all compulsory emergency training competencies have been completed
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively and work effectively as part of multidisciplinary health care team
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families/carers, staff and management
  • Provide timely care to patients and to promote cultural diversity and awareness
  • Ability to adopt workplace wellness principles ensuring mental and physical self-care


The Location

Located in the South West of Victoria.


Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse & Midwife
  • Current motor vehicle license
  • Ability to work across all areas of midwifery including Antenatal , Birth Suite & Postnatal Care
  • Minimum 12 months experience as a Midwife
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, written, verbal and ICT skills
  • Embodies person centered care in practice skills that aline with AHPRA registration requirements & ANCI competencies
  • Capacity to work in accordance with compliance requirements, PDH policies, procedures and direction for example OH&S, Risk Management and Quality Improvement
  • Demonstrated currency of practice and continued professional development
  • FSEP certification at a minimum of level 2 practitioner within past 12 months
  • Neonatal Resuscitation competency within past 12 months
  • Post Graduate qualification (desirable but not essential)
  • Membership to Nursing or Midwifery professional organisation (desirable but not essential)
  • Recency of practice (desirable but not essential)
  • Proven experience using information and technology (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience in the provision of clinical supervision to students and graduates (desirable but not essential)
  • Approachable personality to enable to act as resource person for all learners and staff (desirable but not essential)


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