Clinical Midwifery Specialist - Birth Unit


Base pay $49 - $54/hr
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description
  • Clinical Midwife Specialist
  • Empower people to grow and impart your knowledge
  • Sign on and retention bonus available for the successful candidates
  • Full-time positions available

As a Clinical Midwifery Specialist (CMS) you will demonstrate leadership and role modelling in the care of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal women seeking care within the Private Healthcare setting.

The CMS is also responsible for the delivery of quality women centered care, developing standards of practice, implementing changes to clinical practice and initiating research and quality improvement activities. You will work as part of the health care team participating in working parties or committees as required and demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Our 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 Clinical Midwifery Specialist to join our team on a full-time/part time basis. We are looking for an expert Birth Unit midwife, who is committed to excellence, has extensive skills in antenatal and intrapartum care as well as a passion for delivery of woman centred care.

About us
We believe in the delivery of quality clinical outcomes for our patients. We have over 19000 staff who are passionate and dedicated to providing quality healthcare. We provide exceptional patient care and support for our doctors.

Our people are known for achieving exceptional clinical outcomes, transparent public reporting and positive patient feedback that leads the industry. No matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and it is a privilege to be part of their care.

Norwest Private Hospital is in the rapidly developing North West corridor of Sydney and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. The hospital has 277 beds and is a high acuity facility with a high performing Emergency Department located in Sydney's Bella Vista.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife with a minimum of five years' relevant post registration qualifications and experience working in the provision of antenatal and post-natal midwifery services.
  • Evidence of clinical leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework to plan, deliver and coordinate women and newborn care.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced clinical expertise in relation to clinical midwifery practice and independently make decisions that support positive outcomes for women and newborns.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in midwifery practice, the provision of education to others and own professional development.
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situationsDemonstrated knowledge and application of quality improvement initiative using research principles to support evidence-based practice, including development of policies and guidelines
  • Knowledge of legislative obligations for Workplace Health and Safety, and the impact on employment and service delivery

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. 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.

  • Flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Continuous professional development, education & support provided to encourage growth

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.

We are sure that you will enjoy working here as much as we do, successful candidates will receive a bonus payment of commencement of employment with an additional bonus paid at completion of 12 months' service.

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

Applications close: 15 August 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to recruitment@healthscope.com.au

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Midwife jobs in Sydney NSW
Above avg. range
$49 - $54/hr
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Job details
Date posted
23 Jun 2022
Expiring date
22 Aug 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Maternal, Midwifery & Obstetrics
Above avg.
$49 - $54/hr
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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