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Clinical Midwife Educator | Sydney

Clinical Midwife Educator | Sydney

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Salary: $52 - $54 PerHour

Posted: 2024-07-10

Reference: 1537718

A new opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Midwife Educator to join the professional team at a private hospital in Sydney. This is a part-time job (24 hours per week) with the opportunity to incorporate as part of a full-time or part-time position working the remaining hours as a Clinical Midwifery Specialist.

ABOUT THE ROLE
The Clinical Midwifery Educator provides clinical support and education to the Registered Midwife, Registered Nurse, Mothercraft Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, New Graduate Midwives, and Bachelor of Midwifery students in the birth unit and postnatal areas.

Specific accountabilities will include:
  • Developing and providing contemporary education that promotes evidence-based, best practice standards;
  • Creating learning opportunities for staff through empowering education;
  • Adhering to core midwifery competencies when supporting staff and students in intrapartum and postnatal care;
  • Providing exceptional skills including CTG interpretation, neonatal resuscitation, and management ofobstetric emergencies;
  • Helping to ensure that through a highly skilled and educated workforce, the patients receive safe and high-quality care;
  • Demonstrating effective communication;
  • Working collaboratively with the leadership team;
  • Being able to work autonomously;
  • Supporting and monitoring staff training;
  • Facilitating quality improvement to deliver high-quality care.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Current AHPRA registration;
  • At least 5 years of clinical experience within an acute maternity environment including intrapartum and postnatal care;
  • Evidence of clinical leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework to plan, deliver, and coordinate women and newborn care;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced clinical expertise in relation to clinical midwifery practice and independently make decisions that support positive outcomes for women and newborns;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in midwifery practice, the provision of education to others, and own professional development;
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues, and concerns when communicating with others;
  • Demonstrated a proactive approach to problem-solving;
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of quality improvement initiatives using research principles to support evidence-based practice, including the development of policies and guidelines;
  • Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Workplace Health and Safety, and the impact on employment and service delivery;
  • Experience in Private Health Care (desirable).

BENEFITS

  • Diverse career pathways;
  • Professional and personal development;
  • Assistance with further study and education;
  • A supportive work environment;
  • Challenging, inspiring, and rewarding roles.

REMUNERATION

$52.45 - $54.18 per hour.

ABOUT THE FACILITY 
The hospital, located in Sydney's North West, is a busy 277-bed high acuity facility. The Women's Health Unit is a 43-bed post/antenatal/gynaecology ward with 7 birthing suite rooms. Supporting this service is a 7-bed level 2 Special Care Nursery.

APPLICATION PROCESS
If this aligns with what you're looking for, click "APPLY" to send in your application – attaching your most up-to-date CV. It is that easy! Alternatively, you can send your CV directly to info@ihrgroup.com.au.
 
And if this particular role isn't quite right, be sure to explore the array of other openings on our website at www.ihrgroup.com.au.
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