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Registered Midwife (Caseload Model) Full-time Job

1 month ago   Nursing   Far North Qld,Flexible,North West Qld   7 views
Job Details

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/nwhhs )

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

Covering a region of approx. 300,000 km2 the NWHHS delivers effective, high quality, and accessible public hospital and healthcare services to the residents of the Outback communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

As an employer we focus on positive health outcomes for the people of our region and embrace innovative ways to achieve this and support our staff to flourish in their careers.

If you are finding the urban healthcare environment a little uninspiring, you will likely find substantial satisfaction in the challenge of a diverse casemix and meaningful community engagement on offer when working at regional, rural or remote facilities.

The benefits

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff. To attract top tier candidates we offer generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include staff accommodation, regional/rural/remote $$$ incentives, salary sacrificing options, 17.5% recreational leave loading, 12.5% employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, and employee wellness and assistance programs.

Base salary ranges between$77,253 and $99,090 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5).

Appointees will be required to work under the Case Load Midwifery industrial agreement which includes an annualized salary with 35% (of base salary) loading and six (6) weeks recreation leave.

The location

Once a raw frontier town built in the heart of North West Queensland around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.

Affectionately known as the oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo.

The Traditional Owners of the area are the Kalkadoon people.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work! ( https://discovermountisa.com.au/ )

The role

Permanent full-time role.

This caseload position is located in MOUNT ISA City providingwomen-centred caseload midwifery and newborn care for clients residing in the North West HHS region.

The role is committed to enhancing and enabling positive experience and outcomes by fostering support, collaboration, and partnership with the woman and family and other health service providers at Mount Isa Hospital and/or outreach facilities.

Midwives working in the Midwifery Group Practice will provide care in varied settings, birthing will be conducted in the birth suites of Mount Isa Hospital's Maternity Unit.

Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences. Pre-employment screening, including criminal history checks and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role compliance, will be conducted for the successful candidate. VPD risk roles may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis, and COVID-19. A 6-month period of probation may apply.

Interested?

Contact: Suzanne Weir 0417 834 292.

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 16/01/2023

Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

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.