• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Women and Children’s, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $129,914 – $137,580 p.a. – RN/M3 – Full Time Ongoing

Northern Area Midwifery Group Practice (NAMGP) is a group of midwives who provide a continuity of care, all risk model of midwifery practice across the maternity cycle within the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Modbury Hospital and surrounding community outreach centres.

This continuity of care program provides women, their family and support persons with a known partnership of midwives including antenatal care, during labour and birth and in the postnatal period. This partnership establishes care focussed on the woman’s unique and individual needs, ensuring support, advocacy and optimising birth outcomes. NAMGP midwives also work within community settings promoting links to services that provide ongoing benefit and support following the conclusion of the service.

As the Midwifery Unit Manager – NAMGP, you will use your clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery in a patient/client care area within a Health Unit/Community Service. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing/midwifery and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient/client care and outcomes.

You are accountable for the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices and/or multidisciplinary outcomes in the specific practice setting; for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for developing team performance and a positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes.

You must be:

  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 768842

768842 – Midwifery Unit Manager – NAMGP – Job Pack.pdf

Applications close: 19 November 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 768842

Closing Date for Applications: 19 November 2021
Name of Contact Person: Jo Lawlor
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8182 9415