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  • Full time or part time employment available | Opportunity for ADO every 4 weeks
  • Salary packaging options
  • Brand new, state-of-the-art ward
LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award. This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.
We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.
Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $217 million expansion nearing completion, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

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Are you an experienced Registered Midwife living in Gippsland, yearning to provide local women and their families with a midwifery continuity of care model, working across the full scope of practice with a varied caseload and fantastic opportunity for professional growth. As an MGP midwife you will be strengthening health care outcomes for women and their babies through the provision of safe, quality, clinically appropriate care, in collaborate with other health care workers in the multidisciplinary team, supported by a dedicated Obstetric Consultant and Registrar and working in-line with evidence based practice and local LRH guideline and policy.

Joining our team at LRH Women’s and Children’s Services presents an exciting opportunity, with expanded capacity and services including purpose build, state of the art and aesthetically pleasing birthing suites, a maternity assessment unit, and postnatal, neonatal, and paediatric wards. As a Level 5 Maternity Service and Level 4 Special Care Nursery, our Thomson unit also serves as a referral service for smaller Gippsland Regional maternity services

If you are ready for a challenging and rewarding role in advancing maternity care, we invite you to be part of this exciting journey.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:
• Caseload midwifery loading 32%
• Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
• Additional leave provisions and entitlements as per ANMF enterprise agreement 2020-2024

LRH employees enjoy access to:
• Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
• Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support
• Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave
• Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
• Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

We are looking for candidates with:
• Current Registration or eligible for Registration as Registered Midwife (Division 1) with AHPRA.
• Recent competent clinical experience in all aspects of midwifery care, demonstrating ability to practice safe care in line with policies and directives, clinical practice guidelines and consistent with the AN&MC competency standards for midwives and the NSW Health Breastfeeding Policy and the BFHI Principles.
• Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, the use of information technology and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Registered Nurse/Midwife in applying these principles
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
• A women-centred approach to Midwifery Care
• Commitment to excellence in practice
• Ability to embrace and contribute to a learning culture

Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills of or willingness to work towards:
• IV Cannulation
• Newborn examinations
• Perineal suturing
• IV cannulation
• Fetal scalp electrode placement
• Speculum examination
• Evidence of a current unrestricted class C driver’s licence and ability and willingness to travel for work purposes.

Cathryn Heywood

[email protected]

(03) 5173 8007

Full Time
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