Clinical Nurse / Midwife (Birth Centre)


The Women’s Health Unit at the Mackay Base Hospital are seeking applications from Clinical Nurse/Midwife (Birth Centre) for temporary contracts available from date of appointment up to 12 months. Full time and Part time contracts available.

Mackay Base Hospital Women’s Services operates within a Maternity Co-Design philosophy that involves working in partnership with maternity consumers, our community and staff from all of our facilities to develop a contemporary women centred model of maternity care.

The Birth Centre Midwifery Model of care is a continuity model that offers low risk women an option of continuity care. The Birth Centre Midwives are responsible for a caseload of 40 women per year based on 1.0 FTE.

The Birth Centre will aim to provide 24- hour continuity of clinical care across the continuum.  A known midwife within the Birth Centre will provide the majority of antenatal care and education, care during labour and birth and post-partum home support and care (for up to 10 days) to all women within their caseload.

Your opportunity

The Clinical Nurse/Midwife in the Birth Centre provides advanced level clinical skills to ensure patient-focused evidence-based nursing/midwifery care, plans and coordinates the clinical management of patient/client care and provides leadership and support to other nursing/midwifery staff within the Birth Centre.

Benefits of working for Mackay HHS

  • Remuneration – Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
  • Superannuation – Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
  • Annual leave loading – 17.5%.
  • Employee assistance and peer support programs – Supporting our staff through difficult times.
  • Wellbeing programs – Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles. 

Enquiries:  Kylie Clark, Midwife unit Manager – 07 4885 7276

Job Ad Reference: QLD/481618

Application Details: For full details of this role and how to apply click on the link  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-481618

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