First listed on: 14 January 2018

Clinical Midwifery Educator - After Hours

Employment Type
Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Midwife Educator
Remuneration: $92,877.85 - $95,893.78
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ7636


The Royal Hospital for Women is a multi-faceted tertiary referral and teaching hospital offering women a wide range of comprehensive women’s health services. It is one of the world’s leading hospitals for mothers and babies and for women with benign gynaecological and gynae-oncology conditions.

The hospital is committed to the provision of excellence in health care for women as well as continued research into how to best provide that care.

The Royal Hospital for Women is the only stand-alone Women’s Hospital in NSW providing unique opportunities for innovative clinical practice initiatives. It is part of South East Sydney Local Health District and is co-located with other hospitals on the Randwick Hospitals Campus. The campus offers one of the State’s most comprehensive ranges of facilities and expertise in health care.

The Royal Hospital for Women is close to some of Sydney’s best beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities and only fifteen minutes from the Sydney’s central business district and harbour, adding a quality lifestyle to the satisfaction that comes from working within a committed and dedicated team. The Royal Hospital for Women is situated between the University of New South Wales and Coogee Beach.

Where you'll be working
The Clinical Midwifery Educator (CME) after-hours will facilitate the clinical skills and practice development of midwives and nursing staff within the Maternity Services of the Royal Hospital for Women. The CME will be rostered to work a rotating roster and will liaise with the After Hours Nurse Manager at the beginning of each shift.
This position will support mandatory skill development for all staff including agency staff members across Maternity Services and extending to Gynaecological Services within the Royal Hospital for Women.

What you'll be doing 

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees.

All staff are expected to take reasonable care that their actions do not adversely affect the health and safety of others, that they comply with any reasonable instruction that is given them and with any reasonable policies/procedures relating to health or safety in the workplace, as well as notifying any hazards/risks or incidents to their managers.

To provide coordination, delivery and evaluation of clinical midwifery education (including programs) at the ward/unit level. Such education may include orientation and/or transitioning for new midwifery staff, undergraduate and casual midwives as well as meeting the ongoing educational needs of existing midwifery staff. Provide clinical supervision at the point of care within everyday clinical practice, in line with the ANMC Decision Making Frameworks for Nurses and Midwives.

Selection Criteria:

1. Registered Midwife (Division 1) with AHPRA.

2. Holds a relevant clinical or education post registration qualification and 3 years clinical experience in high risk maternity settings.

3. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

4. Understanding of teaching and learning in the health care environment (adult learning principles).

5. Demonstrated clinical teaching & facilitation skills.

6. Demonstrable knowledge of midwifery curricula and N&M Board requirements for Midwifery Practice and ANMC competencies for registered midwives.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of competency attainment and assessment.

8. Computer literacy  and understanding of hospital information systems.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.  As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Applicants invited to attend an interview will need to complete theSESLHD Pre-Employment Health Declaration Form [link removed] in addition to the recruitment documentation forms required as part of their application. 

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Application close: 26 January 2018

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