Position Details


Reference Number 54960
Position Title Associate Midwife Manager - Dandenong
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Dandenong Maternity Services
Location Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
  • Ongoing fulltime and part time opportunities within the amazing team at Dandenong
  • Lead a team of high performing team, with experience in complex pregnancies
  • Be part of our integrated service structure across Monash Women’s

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful. Showcase your passion and leadership in work that really makes a difference. 

Monash Women’s Program has Ongoing pivotal leadership positions available with the opportunity to further progress your maternity career within a supportive Education and Tertiary based environment!

A day in the life of a Associate Midwife Manager at Dandenong Hospital

We guarantee that no two days will be the same.

You’ll enjoy the variety and challenge that comes from working with skilled senior staff and clinical mentors, while being supported by others in the leadership team across the program and across our large, complex health service. 

  • Join the existing Associate Midwifery Management team support the Midwifery Team Leaders in the operational requirements of their postnatal wards in leading the planning, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of midwifery care at a consistently high standard.
  • Support our clinical workforce in gaining knowledge and skill, and maintaining this across a full scope of practice.
  • Our teams of midwives are given the opportunity to rotate through clinic, birth suite, postnatal and extended care into the home, to maximise continuity of care and a positive experience for women. 
  • Encourage and support Monash Women’s model of practice to ensure women receive consistent high quality, safe care throughout their journey. 
  • Work collaboratively with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to achieve goals and health outcomes
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with health professionals, support staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external to Monash Health.
  • Consistently role model midwifery excellence, demonstrating your commitment to family centred care and best practice standards.
  • Participating in quality improvement across the program to support best practice

Our Maternity Services at Dandenong are truly a great place to work and offers:

  • Services to a multicultural catchment area which supports diversity and equity for all women. Our numbers of births are growing along with the population growth in this area.  
  • Dandenong midwives work with multidisciplinary, collaborative teams which consistently care for women throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally 
  • Dandenong provides a support clinic to our refugee community in greater Dandenong 
  • A leadership team that fosters high performing talent and career progression 
  • A welcoming team and positive culture
  • Role modelling to other staff and working within the team 

Ours is a highly connected team with strong shared values and a commitment to excellence.  

We have ongoing full and part time opportunities 24/7 rotational roster.

You have the option of car parking or access to public transport within walking distance. Work across a rotating roster to ensure a great, work-life balance. There are also employment benefits such as:

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program;
  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay;
  • free flu vaccinations;
  • travel clinic and Employee Imaging Service;
  • Employee Assistance Program available to employees and their families; and
  • private health insurance at discounted rates. 

About our Monash Health 

More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. 

 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

 

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Lucy Johnston on 0436626130.  

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date

For more details about the role plus how to apply, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Selection Criteria Minimum 3 years experience at RM Grade 2 level

Birth Unit and maternity experience

Previous management experience
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Karen Wigg Midwife Manager 9554 8450 Karen.Wigg@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 04/11/2022
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
AMM PD AMM PD Jan 2021.pdf
Application Guide Application Guide 2022.pdf
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