Working in a Midwifery Group Practice Model of Care Pilot programme, you will provide direct woman-centred nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to women and families in the Riverland Mallee Coorong region. You will assess individual women’s needs and plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options, including other disciplines or agencies. Working as a Registered Midwife across all midwifery scope of practice within a midwifery team environment, you will be caring for children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. As part of your role, you will also provide supervision to student Midwives. This model of care works over one birthing site in the Riverland Mallee Coorong region - Riverland General Hospital, Berri. In Riverland Mallee Coorong region, we have established the continuity of care practice as standard. Dedicated to caseload midwifery, we will empower you to deliver the best possible care, with more hands-on involvement. Knowing that midwifery with Riverland Mallee Coorong is more than help with birthing, you will be able to go on a journey of care together with the women in your community.
Employees classified at this level provide midwifery services in health service and community settings. Employees working within this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice. They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. An employee at this level accepts accountability for his or her own standards of midwifery care and for activities delegated to others.
You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.
In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.
This is a more than one position part time vacancy, hours of work per fortnight to be negotiated and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Applications close: 7 July 2022
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 791118