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Mid North Coast Local Health District extends from the Port Macquarie Hastings Local Government Area in the south to Coffs Harbour Local Government Area in the north and provides healthcare services across a geographic area of approximately 11,335 square kilometres.

Traditional custodians of the land covered by the District are the Gumbaynggirr, Dunghutti, Birpai and Nganyaywana nations.

It’s estimated that more than 218,180 residents live within the District. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage make up 5.7 per cent of the population, compared to 2.9 per cent for all NSW*.

Over the next decade, the District’s population is expected to increase by 13 per cent. The largest increases are being projected for the Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie Hastings local government area.

The Port Macquarie Base Hospital is a 228 bed level five facility with a 24-hour Emergency Department and a range of specialist services including intensive care, cardiology, geriatric, rheumatology, stroke, respiratory, oncology, renal dialysis, general medicine, orthopeadic, urology, vascular, general surgery, mental health, paediatrics and obstetrics.
Additional services include physiotherapy, dietetics, social work, occupational therapy, Aboriginal health, Acute Pain Service and an onsite pharmacy. Diagnostic services include pathology, CT scans, nuclear medicine, MRI, ultrasound and general x-ray
We are seeking enthusiastic, proactive Registered Midwives to join our team at the Mid North Coast Local Health District. This is a great opportunity for midwifery professionals looking to continue to develop their skills and be a part of a community focused midwifery team.

What you'll be doing
The Registered Midwife will ensure optimal outcomes for women and their families through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care. Work collaboratively utilising effective team communication with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of patient care. And act as an advocate for the specific needs of all women and their families including those from the indigenous population or other multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the woman undergoing specialised procedures.
You will need to communicate effectively with patients and other health care team members, and importantly be an active participant in fostering our culture, lead by the values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

Kym MacCullagh

[email protected]

Full Time
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