Registered Midwife - Werribee Mercy Hospital

Mercy Health

Werribee, VIC

Posted 12/3/2019

Are you a Midwife that is keen to become part of a friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team working in a modern, well equipped public service, providing care for women across the spectrum of maternity care? We welcome applications from both RM and RN/RM who embrace the opportunity to be part of a fast paced environment providing care to nearly 4,000 moderate to low risk women each year. We are proud that many of our Midwives choose to birth their own babies here! ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Part time, full time, permanent and short term contracts considered
  • Rotational Roster including Birthing Suite, Maternity Assessment Unit, Pregnancy Day Stay and Postnatal with potential to include Antenatal Clinic, Parent Education and Maternity in the Home
  • Opportunity for autonomous practice within a supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Extensive Education support to assist consolidating & expanding your midwifery skills
  • Visa sponsorship may be available for successful applicants, if required
  • We are working towards implementation of MGP and specialised culturally appropriate Antenatal Clinics
  • Salary is in line with the Enterprise Agreement and will be based on your years of experience (hourly base rate between $31.2737 - $44.1711)
  • AHPRA Registration as a Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of recent RANZCOG attendance
  • Proven time management, organisational skills and a team player
  • Expertise and experience in Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal Care
  • Flexibility to work all shifts including night duty
  • Public Hospital
  • 32 km South West of Melbourne‚Äôs Business District
  • Direct freeway access and walking distance from Hoppers Crossing train station
  • Parking onsite at a reasonable fee
  • Dedicated Obstetric Theatres staffed 24hrs, 7 days per week
  • Level 4 SCN, accepting admissions from 32 weeks
  • Strong support from Allied Health and Lactation Consultants
  • Adult Intensive Care Unit newly opened
  • Understanding, empathetic and flexible Nurse Unit Management Group
  • Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression
  • Opportunity for Employment with Mercy Health, a Catholic and Values based organisation, employing over 8,500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care across a range of services
  • Salary packaging, health and wellbeing initiatives
We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies. At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples. To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

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