Emergency Information

Benalla Health has casual positions available for: Registered Nurses & Midwives.

Call us today on 5761 4368 (HR) or Lisa Prior on 5761 4750 (Operational Director)

 

See below for full details on all current vacancies:

  • Clinical Midwifery Coordinator (Permanent EFT Available)

  • Direct Entry / Duel Registered Midwives (Permanent and Temporary vacancies)

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

 

CLINICAL MIDWIFERY COORDINATOR

Position Status:  Permanent Hours Available – EFT Negotiable

Classification:  RN G4A Y1 CLIN COORD (YY4)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Midwife Coordinator. The Clinical Midwifery Coordinator (CMC) is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality care to women and their families through effective leadership, coordination of staff, and other resources in consultation with the Acute ward Nurse Unit Manager (NUM).

The CMC is involved in the coordination and management of the daily activities of the midwifery unit, facilities and equipment, coordination of staff development programs and the management of portfolios in consultation with the Acute ward NUM. The CMC will work as part of the senior management team and is a member of a number of strategic and important organisational meetings/groups.

The CMC is the point of contact for the Director of Clinical Services and the Acute ward NUM regarding midwifery issues.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Broad range of midwifery experience;

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Evidence of analytical and conceptual skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes;

  • Knowledge of and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes;

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change, taking into consideration the appropriate consultative process and operational requirements;

  • Possess a knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and human resource procedures;

  • Understand the principles of financial management, including budget development and monitoring in consultation with NUM Acute

  • Show an understanding of the strategic direction of the health service;

  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and annual updates in neonatal resuscitation, midwifery emergency management, fetal surveillance, epidural management and minimum 8hrs of breastfeeding competencies.

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant (upon appointment) will undergo a National Police Records Check and will require a Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact:

Lisa Pryor – Operational Director Continuum of Care on 5761 4750.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Thursday 17th January 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Clinical Midwifery Coordinator_YY4_March 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Direct Entry/Dual Registered Midwives & Clinical Midwife Specialist

Position Status:  Permanent, Temporary & Casual Positions Available

Classification:  Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife Grade 2/CMS

Benalla Health is currently looking to recruit to the positions of Direct Entry and Dual registered Midwives, Clinical Midwife specialist and we are also pleased to offer the opportunity to support a Return to Practice Midwife.

The Registered Midwife is responsible for, providing high quality midwifery care to women and their significant others in accordance with the organisation’s policies, procedures, clinical practice guidelines, standards and values.

The Registered Midwife is responsible for:

  • Providing high quality midwifery care to women and their significant others in accordance with the organisation’s policies, procedures, clinical practice guidelines, standards and values.

  • Delivery of effective antenatal and postnatal care by planning, implementing and monitoring midwifery practice in the hospital and home setting.

  • Providing the pregnant woman and her significant others with continuity of midwifery care and midwifery services specific to their needs.

  • Coordinating the midwifery and allied health care that is provided to women.

  • Where appropriate delegating aspects of midwifery care to others according to their competence and scope of practice.

  • Acting as an advocate for women and their significant others, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected.

  • Counselling women and providing appropriate health education.

  • Liaising with the Midwifery team members, Nurse Unit ManagerDeputy Director of Clinical Services, Associate Director of Nursing and/or Visiting Medical Officer to communicate changes in a woman’s condition/progress and any other situations/circumstances as they arise.

  • Participating in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs and contributing to the processes whereby the quality of care for women is continuously improved. This includes critically examining own and others health care delivery and incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care.

  • Participating in the review of relevant Policies, Procedures and Clinical Practice Guidelines.

  • Participating as part of the midwifery team in projects, activities, case studies and portfolios as allocated by the Midwifery Clinical Coordinator or Nurse Unit Manager.

  • Actively participating in department meetings and committees as requested by the Nurse Unit Manager.

  • Demonstrating competent clinical practise, acting as a positive role model, and facilitating the development of clinical skills in other midwives, health care staff and students.

The Registered Midwife must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes.

  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes.

  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and annual updates of; mandatory legislative compliance, neonatal resuscitation, midwifery emergency management, fetal surveillance, epidural management and breastfeeding competencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others

  • An ability to represent as a patient advocate

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant will have undergone a National Police Records Check (Upon Appointment) and a Working with Children's Check is required for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Lisa Pryor – Operational Director Continuum of Care on 5761 4750.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Thursday 31st January 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Midwife_RN (YS2-YS11) PD March 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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