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If you are seeking employment as a Registered Nurse or Midwife -

Contact Lisa Waite on 5761 4750

Operational Director  - Continuum of Care

Position Status: Permanent Full-time (80 Hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Registered Nurse Grade 6 DDON (ZE6)                  

The Operational Director – Continuum of Care (ODCC) is recognised as a key member of Benalla Health’s Clinical Services Leadership Team.

The ODCC supports the values of the organisation through their commitment to achieving a shared vision, mission and strategic goals; their effective management and oversight of service provision; and their strong and inspired leadership.  Simultaneously the incumbent supports excellence in clinical practice, facilitates the advancement and innovation in and through the ongoing professional development staff, and ensures that the standards of professional practice are of the highest calibre, within scope and consistent in expression and outcome.

The ODCC has direct responsibility for the coordination and management of inpatient and residential care activity within the organisation. Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services and in collaboration with the senior leaders within the directorate, the ODCC also has responsibility for the development, provision and advancement of the Benalla Health Continuum of Care programs and services. The ODCC is responsible for ensuring programs are sustainable and within budget; and for promoting and facilitating programs underpinned by the principles of best practice along the continuum of healthcare and for ensuring programs maximise consumer / client self-determination in their healthcare outcomes.

The Operational Director – Continuum of Care must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven commitment to excellence, accountability and consistency in practice.

  • Demonstrated ability to instil trust and to inspire and motivate others to achieve common goals.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team at a strategic level.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change and innovation in service provision.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of clinical governance, patient safety, and clinical risk management.

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in public health including an understanding of health reform agenda, health funding, quality standards and accreditation, key legislation, regulation, statutory obligations and service accreditation.

  • Demonstrated skills in financial management, including budget development, monitoring and reporting of variances.

  • Evidence of well-developed communication, interpersonal and computer literacy skills.

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 Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact: Sue Wilson – Director Clinical Services on 5761 4209.

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.

Applications Close: Monday 25th June 2018 at 10.00am.

/userfiles/Files/Operational Director Continuum of Care PD (ZE6) May 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Registered Midwife/Clinical Midwife Specialist

Position Status:  Permanent, Temporary & Casual Positions Available

Classification:  Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife Grade 2/CMS

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Dual Registered Midwives to join our Midwifery Service.

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 and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Kim Woosnam – Acute Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4387.

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.

Applications Close: Thursday 28th June 2018 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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