Box hill specialist maternity servcies - clinical midwife consultant

Position Summary

Clinical Midwife Consultant - Specialist Maternity Services, Box Hill Hospital

  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Specialist Maternity Services team at Box Hill hospital. The Clinical Midwife Consultant – Specialised Maternity Services is accountable for the effective clinical midwifery management of clients with complex issues inclusive of substance use/dependence, mental health and other social issues.

About you

To be successful in this role you should posess:

  • Post graduate qualification and/or demonstrated experience in area of specialty
  • Demonstrated experience in providing pregnancy care for women experiencing drug/alcohol/mental health or other social issues
  • Demonstrated negotiation, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in providing antenatal midwifery care to women with complex medical and pschosocial needs
  • Demonstrated understanding of discharge planning and case management for women with complex medical and psychosocial needs
  • Experience in working with community agencies
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Current midwifery registration with AHPRA
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values: Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Eastern Health

Summary

Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 29 August 2019

Location:  Melbourne, VIC