About the role
The Clinical Midwife will support Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) and other clinicians to provide woman-centred, family oriented evidence-based and contemporary maternity services for Pacific Island women and their families.
The Clinical Midwife - Pacifica Liaison has responsibility for working in partnership with cultural leaders to ensure integration of all planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of culturally safe midwifery services across the perinatal continuum. The Pacifica Liaison Clinical Midwife will also develop and maintain collaborative and effective relationships with community based and hospital clinicians and health services to enhance support for Pacific Island women and their families.
The Clinical Midwife – Pacifica Liaison provides expert midwifery support and service integration for Pacific Island women and their families ensuring appropriate linkages to a broad base of community and hospital services are available to support the woman through the perinatal continuum. This is achieved through high level expertise and skill in the support and provision of midwifery care as specified by registration requirements, NMBA standards and codes, educational preparation and relevant legislation.
The Clinical Midwife – Pacifica Liaison will:
Patients – Demonstrates clinical experience and contemporary culturally safe knowledge and respect for the unique and diverse needs of Pacifica women, families and people delivering quality, safe patient centred care. Identifies risks and escalates when required and works within the standards of practice and scope of a Clinical Midwife for Pacific Island women.
People – Communicates effectively and addresses safety concerns by escalating to the line manager / team leader. Completes and maintains all mandatory training requirements. Actively participates in development and learning opportunities.
Improvement – Identifies and participates in culturally appropriate service improvement initiatives including supporting peers across community and hospital providers.
Relationships – Works collaboratively with Pacific Island women, families, clients and colleagues across the system of health. Positively contributes to a culturally safe environment building trust, support and compassion within a woman centred and family friendly framework.
How to apply
To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website.
About West Moreton
Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:
You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.
( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence/default.asp )
|Location:||Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.