Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service – Maternity/Paediatric Unit
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $76,336 – $105,198 p.a. (pro-rata) RN/RM1
  • More than one Temp P/T position (various hours available), working up to 7/1/2023 over a 7 day roster

Joining our supportive team within a friendly and welcoming environment, you will assist with providing high quality midwifery care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. You will work across the continuum of antenatal, birth and postnatal care, including caring for babies in the special care nursery. Specialist obstetric and paediatric support at the Mount Gambier Hospital allows for both complicated and uncomplicated births from 34 weeks gestation. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team.  Knowing that midwifery with Limestone Coast LHN is more than help with birthing, you will be able to go on a journey of care together with the women in your community.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in midwifery practice, you will be able to work in the labour ward and have experience with caring for postnatal women and their babies. You will also possess effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a team and prioritise workload, you will be creative, innovative and flexible in your approach to midwifery.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided.

Applications close: 15/10/2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 771516

Closing Date for Applications: 15 October 2021
Name of Contact Person: Fiona Jeffs
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1329
fiona.jeffs@sa.gov.au