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Nursing/Midwifery
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210000C9 Requisition #

REGISTERED MIDWIFE - Birth Unit 

  • Full-time, Part-time and Casual positions available
  • Supportive team environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Recent delivery suite midwifery skills

To be a Norwest Midwife you will be a passionate Midwife with the ability to facilitate every woman’s choice. A Midwife who supports compassionately a woman through decisions she makes for herself, her baby and her family.  A Midwife who understands the complexities of life and is able to provide individualized woman centered care.  Care that ultimately supports the entire family transition and welcome their new addition.
 

Norwest Private Hospital is a 277 bed high acuity facility located in Sydney’s rapidly developing North West and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. Please visit our website www.norwestprivatehospital.com.au for further information about our hospital and its services.

Women’s Health Unit is a 43 bed post/antenatal/gynaecology ward with 7 birthing suite rooms.  Supporting this service is a 7 bed level 2 Special Care Nursery. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered Midwife to join our team on a full-time/part time basis.  We are looking for an expert midwife, who is committed to excellence, has extensive skills in the birth unit as well as a passion for delivery of woman centred care.

The Registered Midwife will be responsible for:

  • Providing exceptional individualised midwifery care
  • Exceptional skills including CTG interpretation, neonatal resuscitation, management of obstetric emergencies
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem solving
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensuring patient and staff safety
  • Ensuring e-learning and Mandatory training is completed on a regular basis
     

The Registered Midwife will fulfil their role within the Unit with the support of the Nurse Unit Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife with one year of experience (to have completed a new graduate midwifery program essential);
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and implement individualised patient centred care;
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;
  • Advanced communication skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a willingness to learn new skills;
  • Flexibility to work night duty
  • Current midwifery practice in a delivery suite
     

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in Private Health Care
     

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation – no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for. Healthscope opens the door to endless opportunities for our people, giving them the flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.

We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development and education and support our people to grow and flourish securely. 

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

While our hospital network is vast, Healthscope is a family. We support each other, we share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

Come and be the difference in our patient’s lives.

 

All candidate must address the above criteria within their application.

If you are successful in the role, you will receive a salary based on your years of relevant registered nursing experience against the current Healthscope and NSWNMA/ANMF – NSW Nurses and Midwives’ – Enterprise Agreement 2015 – 2019, a salary ranging from $33.0831- $46.4588 per hour.

 

Applications close: 9th July 2021  

 

For further enquiries: Rebecca Garrard - Nurse Unit Manager, 02 8882 8580

 

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees. 

 

 

 

 

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