Clinical Midwifery Consultant - Neonatal Services GECMW GECMV

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About the role

The Clinical Midwifery Consultant is a Registered Midwife who provides expert clinical leadership, education, supporting evidenced based practice and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, across maternity and neonatal services for the Division of Women, Children and Family.

As the Clinical Midwifery Consultant you must be able to demonstrate advanced, comprehensive skills and knowledge in contemporary neonatal services.

The Clinical Midwifery Consultant

  • has an advanced level of autonomous professional practice;
  • has an advanced level of decision making in collaboration;
  • will undertake clinical leadership;

will work collectively to apply the principles of contemporary clinical governance; and will apply professional and clinical expertise in collaboration with nursing and midwifery practitioners and other stakeholders.

About you

  • Demonstrated high level of expert clinical practice and clinical leadership in clinical practice in an acute maternity and neonatal environment within the current legislative and policy context.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and provide independent professional judgement and contemporary expertise in problem solving and clinical management.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate at a work unit/service area level and/or across professions to ensure effective service delivery and quality outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply quality assurance processes including participation in ongoing professional development opportunities and clinical supervision.
  • Proven ability in the application of highly developed interpersonal, problem solving, negotiation and communication skills.

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

Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  • have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description.
  • 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. ( )

( )About West Moreton

  • 40 Minutes from Brisbane CBD
  • 9,521 kilometres region supporting over 250,000 people
  • One of 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHS) within Queensland Health
  • Fastest growing region in Australia with projected increase of 136% by 2036
  • $490.5 Million budget and 2,934 full time equivalent staff
  • One of the largest employers in the region

Ipswich Hospital

Major 351 bed acute teaching hospital with one of the Queensland's busiest and best performing emergency departments. Specialities including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health and allied health services.

10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

This career opportunity is no longer open.
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