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Remuneration: $117,926

Registered Midwife / Maternal Fetal Medicine / Permanent full-time

The Midwife for MFM will provide antenatal assessment, advice and education to women and families with complex needs. The role will assist to provide coordinated care with multidisciplinary teams for women accessing the MFM Unit. They will assist with screening and therapeutic procedures and provide follow up care and support post pregnancy loss inclusive of termination of pregnancy.

Experience this exciting opportunity as part of a significant expansion of maternal fetal medicine at Northern Australia's largest tertiary hospital. Women and families will be able to access world-class care, closer to home, with the support of medical, sonography, midwifery, health worker and allied health specialist staff. The Northern Queensland Maternal Fetal Medicine Service is the only service outside south-east Queensland providing a comprehensive range of screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to women and families in public and private healthcare sectors.

Generous remuneration package value up to $117,926 p.a. comprising:
• Salary range of $3079.50 to $3950.00 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5)
• 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.

What we are looking for?
• Ability to provide support, guidance, preceptorship, supervision and mentoring to new and less experienced staff.
• Proven evidence-based guidelines to achieve positive care outcomes for recipients of health care services.
• Ability to provide a high standard of written and oral communication skills with the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families.
• Ability to demonstrate an understanding of scope of practice, legislation and professional requirements.

• Bachelor of Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
• Proof of qualification, registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
• Highly Desirable: Postgraduate qualifications relevant to the position or working towards a relevant qualification.
• This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate license endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.
• Travel by light aircraft may be required.
• This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
• It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
• Probation period may apply.
• Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?
Townsville is one of the main gateways to the Great Barrier Reef, with the natural wonders of Magnetic Island a short boat ride away.

The coastal hub of Townsville is an ideal base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef. Townsville is a dynamic neighbourhood with access to a variety of top-notch educational facilities, cutting-edge medical facilities, affordable housing, distinctive retail stores, great events, and a wide range of recreation opportunities.

Further information
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.
Contact: Cherie Boniface on 07 4433 3187.
Apply ONLINE by: Wednesday 28/06/2023.

Enquiries: Cherie Boniface 07 4433 31

Cherie Boniface

[email protected]

07 4433 3187

Full Time
Townsville region
Yearly salary $80342 - $103053
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