CLINICAL EDUCATOR MATERNITY
Permanent Full Time/Part Time - 120 hours per fortnight available
Educator (non-major) Year 1 and 2 (YW4)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Learning and Development Unit at West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of Clinical Educator for the Maternity unit. This is a Permanent full-time/part-time position for two or more successful candidates.
Reporting to the Learning and Development Manager, you will work within a motivated and dedicated team that provides support to the organisation over a wide range of education and development services, including but not limited to, in-service education, development and delivery of training programs, competency assessments, supervision of student placements and staff development education.
This would also entail working with the Learning and Development Unit to provide support within the Maternity unit via hands-on teaching, mentoring and guidance to all Midwives including Graduate Midwives, Postgraduate Midwifery students and Registered Midwives and Nurses to further develop:
Supernumerary supported time in Birth Suite, antenatal assessment and Postnatal
Support for acquisition of clinical skills including vaginal examination, artificial rupture of membranes, speculum examination, perineal suturing, application of fetal scalp clip, balloon catheter insertion, newborn examination and IV Cannulation.
We are seeking expressions of interest from motivated, experienced and enthusiastic people with a passion for learning and development to work collaboratively in providing high-quality learning opportunities, using a range of modalities that support and enable participants to practice as safe, confident and accountable professionals.
This stimulating role would suit an experienced Midwife who has clinical expertise in the area of Maternity and Women’s Health and is flexible, solutions-focused, committed to quality, willing to accept a challenge and enjoys working within a team that is dedicated to providing great service to their client group.
Our preferred candidate will have:
Registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA
Extensive post-registration experience, of no less than 5 years
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or relevant tertiary qualification in education and support
Post Graduate Qualification in education or working towards (highly desirable)
Demonstrated recent clinical experience across the pregnancy and birth continuum
Evidence of ongoing professional development
High-level clinical skills across the continuum of pregnancy.
Knowledge of contemporary midwifery issues
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
The following experience/qualifications would be considered advantageous:
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Further details and how to apply:
Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, a response to the selection criteria and a cover letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees. If you have any further queries, please contact Jerin Jose Acting Learning and Development Manager on 03 5623 0832 or Melissa Burton, Learning and Development Administration Assistant on 03 5623 0381. Applications close on Sunday 18th of June 2023.