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Graduate Registered Midwife (Identified)

Advertiser: Metro South Health Service3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (7 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
27 Nov 2019
Location
Brisbane
Salary
$35.65 - $45.73 per hour
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Graduate Registered Midwife (Identified)

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

Encompassing the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population amongst Queensland's Hospital and Health Services, our diverse community expects – and deserves – to see reflected in our workplace their own faces and hear their own voices and stories informed by lived cultural insights. At Metro South Health, we commit to improving access to jobs and progression opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role
The Graduate Registered Midwife (RM) will be expected to deliver safe compassionate clinical care across the Maternity Service; working collaboratively with the women and the healthcare team to achieve best practice patient outcomes. The RM engages in reflective, analytical practice through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct person-centred care. The RM continually improves their skills and knowledge developing from graduate to highly skilled Registered Midwife.

Currently, Logan Hospital's maternity services consist of a busy Antenatal Clinic, 4 bed Maternity Assessment Unit, 9 bed Birth Suite and 32 bed Inpatient Ward. Additionally, there is one designated birth-room for women experiencing pregnancy loss. The maternity service is due to be refurbished and capacity increased in the near future.  Logan Hospital maternity services provide care for approximately three thousand five hundred women per year. Logan Hospital maternity service is a level four service providing care for low and moderate risk women and their families. Logan Hospital maternity services, work in partnership with women and their families to provided evidence based, collaborative and contemporary midwifery and obstetric care. Logan Hospital is Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) accredited.

This is an identified position. Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community. 

Benefits
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

Encompassing the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population amongst Queensland's Hospital and Health Services, our diverse community expects – and deserves – to see reflected in our workplace their own faces and hear their own voices and stories informed by lived cultural insights. At Metro South Health, we commit to improving access to jobs and progression opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role
The Graduate Registered Midwife (RM) will be expected to deliver safe compassionate clinical care across the Maternity Service; working collaboratively with the women and the healthcare team to achieve best practice patient outcomes. The RM engages in reflective, analytical practice through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct person-centred care. The RM continually improves their skills and knowledge developing from graduate to highly skilled Registered Midwife.

Currently, Logan Hospital's maternity services consist of a busy Antenatal Clinic, 4 bed Maternity Assessment Unit, 9 bed Birth Suite and 32 bed Inpatient Ward. Additionally, there is one designated birth-room for women experiencing pregnancy loss. The maternity service is due to be refurbished and capacity increased in the near future.  Logan Hospital maternity services provide care for approximately three thousand five hundred women per year. Logan Hospital maternity service is a level four service providing care for low and moderate risk women and their families. Logan Hospital maternity services, work in partnership with women and their families to provided evidence based, collaborative and contemporary midwifery and obstetric care. Logan Hospital is Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) accredited.

This is an identified position. Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community. 

Benefits
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team

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