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Associate Midwife Unit Manager Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Mackay region   6 views
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Live, work and play in majestic Mackay, bustling, modern coastal city known as the Sugar Capital of Australia. From pristine rainforest, hidden waterholes, includes a picturesque blue-water river, the region's best hikes, picnic spots, fishing, boating and campgrounds. With the Great Barrier Reef on your backdoor with secluded beaches and a seaside marina and much more. More about our beautiful region ( )

Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of collaboration, trust, respect and teamwork. This role encompasses an advanced level of professional and operational autonomous decision making in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team and is responsible for enacting strategies that support a positive work-based culture. The successful applicant will possess advanced problem solving and critical thinking attributes that will assist in the application and evaluation of contemporary midwifery practice and theory.

The Women's Health Unit currently has a level 4 Neonatal Service with 8 cots. The service has the capability to plan and deliver care to infants greater than 32 weeks gestational age, who have an estimated birth weight of greater than or equal to 1500g, with no additional risk factors (if born at that Mackay Base Hospital). The service may accept transfer of infants of any weight or gestational age from a tertiary centre once the infants are considered stable

Be at the forefront of advancement

As the Mackay Base Hospital undertakes a Maternity Co-design Project in partnership with maternity consumers, our community, and staff from all of our facilities the focus of this project is to enhance maternity care for local women, expectant parents and their families.

We are at the beginning of our engagement which will happen in three phases. Phase one is about hearing how you would like to participate in the co-design project when it launches in phase two. Phase three involves closing the feedback loop and sharing the outcomes of phase two with community and staff.

When phase one is complete we will review feedback received and that will feed into planning for phase two which will be the start of the co-design opportunity.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Queensland Health employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

As a Mackay Hospital and Health Service employee, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to:

  • A wellness program;
  • Generous superannuation;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Career training and development; and
  • Salary packaging.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Mackay Base Hospital here ( ).

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.