Clinical Midwife Specialist
REQ123694 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Midwife Specialist Gde 2
Remuneration: $100,746.38 - $104,054.50 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123694

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.

To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.

Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at http://bit.ly/fwlhdcareers. You can also find us on Facebook.

What you'll be doing

To oversee the functioning of the Core Midwifery Team in the Maternity Unit and provide high standard Senior clinical leadership and management to the Unit as a whole.

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Current Authority to practice as a Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Demonstrates high level competency and proficiency as a Midwife in antenatal, labour, birth and postnatal care, lactation and infant feeding consistent with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council National Competency Standards for the Midwife (2006).
  3. Demonstrates ability to manage Obstetric emergencies and complex Midwifery care, as well as supporting other staff to do so.
  4. Capacity to oversee and implement educational processes under the guidance of the CMC and the MUM.
  5. Demonstrated awareness of the philosophy of midwifery Continuity of Care, and a willingness to learn and oversee its daily safe operation. As well as uphold the practice of appropriate consultation and referral, within a social, holistic and primary health care framework.
  6. Demonstrated skills in clinical leadership within a health care setting, with particular experience of supervising Midwives, TTPM and Student Midwives. Experience in effective management of teams and well developed skills in managing interpersonal dynamics.
  7. Highly developed written and oral communication skills, strong organisational skills and effective problem solving abilities, including conflict resolution.
  8. Demonstrated ability to adhere to the defined standards of ethical and professional conduct consistent with the current NSW Health Code of Conduct and/or relevant professional standards where applicable.

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For role related queries or questions contact Thea de Lore on Thea.deLore@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 2/9/2019

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