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MI240220 - Registered Midwife

North West, QLD

Permanent Full-time

Nurse Grade 5

Registered Nurse

Job details

Job TypePermanent Full-time
Occupational GroupHealth - Nursing
ClassificationNurse Grade 5
Workplace LocationNorth West Qld
Job Ad ReferenceQLD/MI240220
Closing Date22-May-2017


Join our great team of professionals delivering excellence in Rural and Remote healthcare.

Position type: Permanent full-time.

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $98,484 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $67,295 - $86,316 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

About North West Hospital and Health Service
The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

About the role
This role provides clinical, woman centred-care for women and their babies within the Maternity unit.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description attached below.

About the unit
The North West Hospital Maternity Unit is the referral centre for all pregnant women in the district and for a small Northern Territory community. The Maternity Unit provides care to women and their families within its Antenatal service, Antenatal/Postnatal Inpatient Unit, Birthing Unit, Special Care Nursery and Home Visiting program.  The Unit is eight beds, with a three bed Birthing Suite and a three cot Special Care Nursery. The Nursery has CPAP and ventilator capabilities, undertaking short term respiratory support for newborns, or stabilisation before transfer to a Tertiary facility for ongoing management. The Unit has approximately 500 births per year.

What’s on offer?
We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees and encourage professional development. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits.

Some of these include: competitive salary, fringe benefit/salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, and access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move? Discover the North West region today...
Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work.