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Classification: Midwifery Unit Manager Level 2 Employment Status: Permanent Full Time Enquiries: Helen Konowec on 0407 896 423 Closing Date: 27th September 2023

Purpose of position:
The Midwifery Unit Manager will provide leadership in operational management, coordination of daily clinical activities and support staff working in the Maternity Service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The Midwifery Unit manager acts as a professional role model to provide expert advice and support at all levels of midwifery staff to assist and oversee facility-based quality activities, procedures and relevant NSW Ministry of Health Policy Directives. Take responsibility for effective fiscal management of resources of Women's and Children's Health in Blacktown Hospital and across WSLHD. Maintain high midwifery care standards for patients to ensure safety, and quality in line with the philosophy of woman-Centred care. The Midwifery Unit Manager is in control of all aspects of environmental and workplace safety Essential Criteria: Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Midwife (Division 1) and a post graduate qualification in Midwifery

Selection Criteria:
1.Current extensive experience in midwifery in caring for antenatal and postnatal inpatients
2.Demonstrated commitment to the effective and meaningful engagement of themultidisciplinary team in the decision-making process that impacts on positive women andnewborn outcomes and maternity service.
3.Demonstrated understanding and commitment to continuous quality improvement and theability to manage change
4.Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a midwifery team within a multidisciplinary teamenvironment
5.Demonstrated highly developed coaching, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
6.Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate the ability tothink critically and engage and enable a team
7.Demonstrated knowledge or experience of managing the financial responsibilities of ahospital ward effectively
8.Demonstrated sound knowledge of contemporary midwifery issues in maternity care andcommitment to woman centred/evidenced based practice and strategic ideals

Please apply online by visiting the Western Sydney Local Health District Career Portal and searching for REQ407907

Helen Konowec

[email protected]

0407 896 423

Full Time
Blacktown Hospital, Western Sydney
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