Dandenong Maternity Associate Midwife Unit Manager

Melbourne Metro, VIC

Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time

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Nurse Manager

Position Summary

Expand on your excellent Midwifery and leadership skills in a Associate Manager role with a passion for scope of practice and women centred care. Let us invest development in you by joining a team where you are encouraged and supported Your doorway to leadership within in an ever-changing multicultural environment About Dandenong Hospital

Dandenong Hospital is in the growth corridor of the South East of Melbourne. Our midwives are an integral part of achieving patient centred care, placing 2,500 women firmly at the centre of our service across our 25 bed Maternity ward and 11 bed Birth Unit.

Continuity of care within our three maternity teams at Dandenong Hospital will enable women greater continuity in care throughout pregnancy, birth and their postnatal stay.  

Our midwives work across all areas, believe in the power of collaboration and are willing to use their skills to provide excellence in midwifery care, cultivating their own passion for midwifery and inspiring others along the way.

About you

Chances are that taking the next step in midwifery has been in the back of your mind. You have been growing your experience and knowledge and are now ready to expand on what you have already learned.

You are an enthusiastic Midwife who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is willing to commit to team work and ongoing professional development that align with the Monash health Women’s new Service Direction.  You demonstrate the ability to lead by example and provide coaching and support to midwives, students and junior medical staff. You show passion for leading a team with skills in growing others, and show commitment to being an advocate for birthing women.

You will have opportunity to rotate through your full scope of practice, including taking on leadership roles in multiple clinical areas. You will be inspired every day, working with likeminded, passionate colleagues that share the same values and the same purpose as you.

Why choose Midwifery at Dandenong Hospital:

Excellent opportunities for professional growth

We provide a workplace where midwives support each other and a forum where their ideas are welcomed

Monash Health will offer you professional development and study leave opportunities.

Uniforms provided to you are at no cost

Onsite Gymnasium & competitive staff parking

Why work for Monash Health?

In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check. You may be invited to participate in a video interview.

Selection Criteria

Previous Management experience

Registered Midwife APHRA