17/02/2021

Midwife Manager - Monash Women's

$120,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • Monash Health
  • Monash Health - Clayton Hospital Main Entrance, Clayton Road, Clayton VIC, Australia
Contractor Health Care

Job Description

  • Showcase your clinical excellence and management style in this operational leadership position
  • Lead a supportive, friendly and inclusive team at within Monash Women’s Casey and Dandenong
  • Be part of our integrated service structure which provides safe Maternity Care across a woman’s maternity journey.

About Monash Women’s (www.monashwomens.org)

Our maternity service is the largest maternity care provider in Victoria caring for over 9,000 women each year across three hospitals; Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Monash Women's provides maternity care for all women, including those with more complex and specialty needs.

About the Role

Monash Women’s at Dandenong and Casey have an opportunity for an experienced midwife to grow your career in leadership, joining the existing team leaders to guide and support staff and manager the operational requirements of their post natal wards.

The Midwifery Manager Team Leader together with the obstetric partner is jointly responsible for their multidisciplinary team.  The Diamond Team and Rose Quartz Teams provide care for postnatal women and the number of patients is rapidly growing as the service and acuity grows across the South Eastern Window. We support a culturally diverse group of women across Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia councils which continue to grow, as does the increase risk in presentations to our services. Our teams of midwives are given the opportunity to rotate through clinic, birth suite, postnatal and extended care into the home, to maximise continuity of care and a positive experience for women. As the Maternity Leader, together with the your other Team leaders at each site, you will encourage and support Monash Women’s model of practice to ensure women receive consistent high quality, safe care throughout their journey.

About You

You are an experienced midwife who has a strong commitment to exceptional care and outstanding outcomes.  You will have opportunity to work closely with your teams daily, and coordinate your pregnancy clinics weekly. You will be inspired everyday working with like-minded, passionate colleagues who share your values and purpose.

To be selected for interview you will need to demonstrate:

  • postgraduate midwifery experience, including experience in an Associate or equivalent leadership role.
  • Commitment to supporting midwives the opportunity to gain and maintain full scope of practice.
  • A commitment to safe practice, utilising a sound knowledge of relevant legislation, guidelines and standards.
  • Skills in leading the planning, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of midwifery care at a consistently high standard.
  • Coordinating the department’s activities including workload and team rostering.
  • Work collaboratively with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to achieve goals and health outcomes
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with health professionals, support staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external to Monash Health.
  • Consistently role model midwifery excellence, demonstrating your commitment to family centred care and best practice standards.
  • The ability to lead and motivate a team to work effectively together in a clinical setting.
  • Excellent organisational skills, time management, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A passion for midwifery, with a demonstrated commitment to empower childbearing women and their families within a service that embraces consistency of advice and continuity of philosophy
  • You are ready to be part of a truly dynamic and growing service at Monash Health and are an advocate of Monash Health’s strategic guiding principles and values.

What you need:

  • Relevant clinical experience demonstrated across areas of maternity
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and within the policies and guidelines of Monash Health
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration

What we offer?

  • Be part of our leading and growing organisation
  • Mentorship and career guidance and opportunities to progress your career
  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills.

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

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