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Clinical Midwifery Specialist, Postnatal Ward


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  • Clinical Midwife Specialist - Postnatal Ward
  • $1500 sign on bonus plus a $1500 retention payment after 12 months' employment
  • Full-time and part-time positions available

Norwest Private Hospital

We believe in the delivery of quality clinical outcomes for our patients. Healthscope have over 19000 staff who are passionate and dedicated to providing quality healthcare. We provide exceptional patient care and support for our doctors.

Our people are known for achieving exceptional clinical outcomes, transparent public reporting and positive patient feedback that leads the industry. No matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and it is a privilege to be part of their care.

Norwest Private Hospital is in the rapidly developing North West corridor of Sydney and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. The hospital has 277 beds and is a high acuity facility with an Emergency Department located in Sydney's Bella Vista.

The Role

As a Clinical Midwife Specialist (CMS) you will demonstrate leadership and role modelling in the care of postpartum women seeking postnatal care within the Private Healthcare setting. The CMS is also responsible for the delivery of quality women's centred care, developing standards of practice, implementing changes to clinical practice and initiating research and quality improvement activities. You will work as part of the health care team participating in working parties or committees as required and demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

The Department

Our Women's Health Unit is a 43 bed post/antenatal/gynecology ward with 7 birthing suite rooms. Supporting this service is a 7 bed level 2 Special Care Nursery. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Midwifery Specialist to join our team on a full-time/part time basis. We are looking for an expert postnatal ward midwife, who is committed to excellence, has extensive skills in post-partum care as well as a passion for delivery of woman centered care.

Essential qualities:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Midwife with a minimum of five years' relevant post registration qualifications and experience working in the provision of antenatal and post-natal midwifery services.
  • 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 proactive approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of quality improvement initiative using research principles to support evidence-based practice, including development of policies and guidelines.
  • Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Workplace Health and Safety, and the impact on employment and service delivery

Desirable qualities:

  • Experience in Private Health Care

We are sure that you will enjoy working here as much as we do. Successful candidates will receive a bonus on completion of 12 months' employment with an additional bonus paid at three years' service.

What you'll get in return

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • A supportive work environment
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles
  • The opportunity to make a difference

Applications close: 9th June 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form.

For any questions, please reach out to

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

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Job details
Date posted
7 May 2022
Healthcare & Medical
$90k ~ $100k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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