We are seeking an experienced Registered Midwife to join our leadership team at Frances Perry House Maternity Hospital in central Melbourne as an Associate Midwife Unit Manager.
This is a permanent part-time role working primarily night duty shifts (54 hours per fortnight).
About the Role
In this position you will be taking on a key leadership role within our busy combined Maternity Ward dedicated to high quality women’s health. You will work closely with the Nurse Unit Manager in the efficient management of staff and resources within the unit ensuring achievement of excellence in care delivery in line with policies and procedures, best practice and legislative requirements.
You will be mentoring and leading a passionate team of midwives, nurses and clinical support staff alongside a supportive leadership team so this role will suit an individual driven to help others succeed. This is a perfect opportunity for a senior nurse/midwife to step up into a management role and build your clinical leadership skillset.
You will have the chance to participate in a comprehensive orientation program and receive extensive support from the Nurse Unit Manager.
To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting as a trained Midwife with a passion for client care and a high standard of customer-focused service in line with Ramsay's core values. You will have exceptional communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment. You will bring a capacity to lead and inspire a team of clinical professionals and act as a passionate mentor. Specialty experience in maternity will be essential for the successful applicant.
The flexibility to handle a rotating roster along with weekend, night and evening shifts will also be key for this role.
You will also bring;
- Relevant qualifications and dual Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife.
- Minimum of three years’ experience as an antenatal, birth suite or postnatal midwife.
- Previous experience providing care to women experiencing complications of pregnancy
- Any clinical leadership experience or post-graduate specialty qualifications will be highly regarded.
On offer is a PRO RATA annual salary of $97,656 + Superannuation.
Frances Perry House is a fully accredited obstetric and surgical hospital located in the renowned Parkville Biomedical Prescient. Specialising in women’s health, we are committed to providing the highest standards of specialised services, skilled personnel and sophisticated technologies. Our specialities include obstetrics, gynaecology, urogynaecology, plastic and cosmetic surgery. Each year, we perform over 5600 procedures and deliver more than 3000 babies.
About the Organisation
The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People". Benefits of working with Ramsay include;
- Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
How to Apply
All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees).
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and Working with Children clearance prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Gabrielle Byrnes, Nurse Unit Manager, at ByrnesG@ramsayhealth.com.au.
This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children in line with our Child Safety Commitment Statement.