About Monash Women’s www.monashwomens.org
Our maternity service is the largest maternity care provider in Victoria and cares for over 9,000 women each year across three hospitals: Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Monash Women's provides maternity care for all women, including those with more complex and specialty needs.
Why Dandenong Hospital?
We serve a multicultural catchment area which supports diversity and equity for all women. As the population in the area grows, so do our numbers of births
Our midwives work with multidisciplinary, collaborative teams, consistently caring for women throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally
We provide a support clinic for our refugee community living in greater Dandenong
Monash Women’s at Dandenong now has an opportunity for an experienced midwife to grow your career in leadership. By joining our existing Midwifery Management team, you will guide and support staff in the operational requirements of the Maternity Clinic and Fetal Surveillance.
This is an ongoing leadership opportunity, working full time hours, Monday – Friday.
About the Role
As the acuity and complexity of conditions grows across the South Eastern window, so does our service and the number of women we care for. Supporting a culturally diverse group of women, our teams of midwives have the opportunity to advance their skills by rotating through clinic, birth suite, postnatal and extended care into the home. This model maximises continuity of care and provides a positive experience for women and their families.
In this leadership role, as Midwife Manager, you will be responsible for the management and leadership of the Jade team Maternity Clinics - Fetal Surveillance. Working with your team to care for antenatal women, you will lead a dynamic, professional group and will be accountable for the clinical, financial and human resource management of your area.
Working closely with your team on a daily basis you will coordinate your pregnancy clinics weekly. Together with Team Leaders at each of our sites, you will encourage and support Monash Women’s model of practice to ensure women receive consistently high quality, safe care throughout their journey.
You are an experienced midwife, passionate about midwifery, with a demonstrated commitment to empowering childbearing women and their families within a service that embraces consistency of advice and continuity of philosophy.
You consistently role-model midwifery excellence and are a proven leader of people, motivating your team to work effectively together in a clinical setting. You will be inspired everyday working with like-minded, passionate colleagues who share your values and purpose.
To be selected for interview you will need to demonstrate:
postgraduate midwifery experience, including an Associate Manager or equivalent leadership role
skills in leading the planning, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of midwifery care at a consistently high standard
a commitment to supporting midwives the opportunity to gain and maintain full scope of practice
proven ability to work collaboratively with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to achieve goals and health outcomes
sound communication skills, enabling the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with health professionals, support staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external to
Monash Health is a great place to work!
Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:
Study days to support your education and learning
salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
free flu vaccinations
private health in