Caseload Midwife - Thursday Island

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Remuneration value up to $109,944 p.a., comprising salary between $89,990 - $96,361 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 6 (1)) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: TC301160

Purpose of the role:

The caseload midwife will provide primary midwifery care for an allocated group of women (35-40 all risk clients), in collaboration with other health care providers within the Midwifery Group Practice, at Thursday Island Hospital and the surrounding remote communities within a continuity of care model.

The midwife will work in conjunction with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and health workers, other caseload midwives, medical officers and allied health staff to provide a culturally appropriate high level service across the continuum of pregnancy, labour, birth and post natal period (up to 6 weeks post birth) including health promotion and education ensuring the provision of best practice and quality client care to women and their families in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area.

  • Current certificate in neonatal resuscitation obstetric emergency management is highly desirable.
  • Ability to practice as an Endorsed Midwife or working towards endorsement is also highly desirable.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated/immune against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B.

For all other mandatory requirements please refer to attached role description.

How to Apply:

For full details of the is position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links at the bottom of the page) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on 07 4226 5533 to request it in .doc format. Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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