General Practice Midwife | The Whitsundays

  • Cannonvale Medical Centre
  • Cannonvale Medical & Allied Health Centre, Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale QLD, Australia
  • Jun 30, 2024
Part time Nursing – Midwifery, Neo-Natal, SCN & NICU Nursing – General Practice

Job Description

General Practice Support Midwife 
  • Opportunity to work in one of Whitsunday's premier health - care organisations
  • Free parking and easy commuting
  • Great location and lifestyle

 Living without the hustle and bustle, Airlie Beach is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. Imagine yourself in a small city where things are just easier. Where there’s always plenty to do and the time to enjoy it! 

About the Role:

The Women's and Children's Health area within Cannonvale Medical Centre provides maternity, post natal and child health services to women and their families in the local area.

These services include antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care; gynaecology care; support and education around domiciliary care.

Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team including Midwifery, Medical staff, Allied Health and Nurses.  

We have strong, supporting staff at Cannonvale Medical Centre, and we live by our principles of kindness, compassion, and support.

Within the Framework of the Vision and Values, the role of our Practice Support Midwife acts as a conduit between our community of patients and our local hospitals in a clinical setting to assist patients through and beyond their maternity to gain competence as a parent as they welcome a new addition to their family.

Under limited direction but full support of the Practice Manager you will:

  • Create a rich learning experiences including working directly with women to role model woman-centered midwifery care to women of differing needs 
  • Uphold a supportive patient-centred environment within the context of woman-centred care, including mentoring and debriefing
  • Identify learning needs and creating and conducting innovative learning opportunities that build on your fellow nursing team capabilities
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation. 

About you:

Mandatory Requirements / Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated evidence of advanced clinical knowledge and skill in the defined area of practice i.e. Post graduate qualifications in midwifery or working towards the same.
  •  Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Be eligible for a Medicare Provider number under your own name as a provider

What can we offer you:  

  • Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a General Practice environment
  • Flexible working conditions 
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to advance your knowledge and experience

Cannonvale Medical Centre is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care.

It provides primary care, acute, sub-acute and community‐based health services, to the Airlie Beach community and surrounding region.

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together 

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Cannonvale Medical Centre is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace.

As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are particularly encouraged to apply.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Marama on 045 100 6200