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Clinical Midwife (Rotational) Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Nursing   Townsville region   20 views
Job Details

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

About your opportunity

The Maternity Services at Townsville University Hospital, is currently seeking to recruit a Clinical Midwife (Rotational) on a permanent full-time or part-time basis, hours negotiable.

The Clinical Midwife will provideclinical expertise, support and education to midwifery staff within the Unit to ensure the provision of best practice and quality patient care. This roleis for an experienced clinician who has the ability to work in partnership with women to provide support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period.

The Townsville Hospital provides maternity care for the local community within a tertiary service. The hospital manages approximately 2 500 births per year and has multiple models of care available for women and their families.

Generous remuneration package value up to $123,494 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of $3863.10 to $4136.50 p.f. or $50.83 to $54.42 p.h. (Nurse Grade 6, Band 1)
  • 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • Postgraduate qualifications relevant to the position or working towards a relevant qualification is highly desirable.
  • Demonstratesclinical skills in IV cannulation, water immersion in labour and waterbirth, perineal suturing and speculum examination. If not competent in these skills must be willing to undertake the necessary training within six months of commencement.
  • The successful candidatewill be required to complete The Townsville Hospital mandatory competencies and the Maternity Support Unit mandatory competencies, the Drug Therapy Protocol, Examination of the Newborn package and the Water Immersion in Labour package, within three months of commencement.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Possession of class C drivers' licence.
  • Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster, which will include particpation in an on-call roster.
  • 6 month probation period.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change? Discover Townsville

With over 300 days of sunshine a year Townsville is the largest centre in Northern Australia, offering a laid back tropical lifestyle and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. A vibrant, dynamic city, Townsville offers the perfect balance between spectacular natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle, Townsville offers families, couples and friends a place to call home.


Contact: Christine Boynton on 07 4433 3532.

Apply ONLINE by: Tuesday 31 January 2023.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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.