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Clinical Midwifery Educator – Monash Health


Clinical Midwifery Educator – Monash Health

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Employment Type
Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Monash Health
Various Facilities


Position Summary
  • Clinical Midwife Educator x 2 ongoing permanent positions 0.74-1.0EFT available
  • Unique opportunity for a motivated, progressive midwife to undertake a permanent Clinical Midwife Educator (CME) position
  • Experience an Educator role, supporting Nursing and Midwifery staff across Monash Women’s predominately at Clayton or Dandenong Hospital in an ongoing position
  • Flexibility to work across all sites of the organisation to meet the workforce and organisational needs.

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Us

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborns and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Nursing and Midwifery Education & Strategy (NaMES) supports the organisation in achieving their vision and values by providing education and training and advancing clinical practice to ensure Monash Health has a contemporary, flexible and highly skilled workforce

About The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for you to join our amazing dedicated education team (NaMES) within Monash Health in a Clinical Midwife Educator position. We require a highly skilled clinician with a passion for education and midwifery, who will be responsible for both the provision of clinical support and education to midwifery (and nursing) staff predominantly at Dandenong and Clayton and across the sites of Monash Health.

This role includes providing:

  • Supporting contemporary education that promotes best practice standards.
  • Clinical support to staff of all proficiency levels, novice to expert
  • Demonstrating and promoting expertise and best practice standards
  • Helping to ensure that through a highly skilled and educated workforce our patients receive safe and high-quality care within Monash Health
  • Working collaboratively with the leadership team including the multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate agility and work as a change agent

You Are Also

You are a highly skilled midwife with a passion for education. You have well-developed engagement, communication and collaboration skills. You have recent experience in all areas of maternity and you are experienced in supporting learners and in particular, you can demonstrate:

  • Commitment to quality clinical care and sound clinical skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to show initiative and work independently when required
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise within the full scope of midwifery practice
  • Committed to a leadership & mentoring role
  • Dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
  • Committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively
  • Excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Completion of or working towards post graduate qualification in midwifery and/or education;
  • Completion of or working towards Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is also highly regarded

What You Need:

  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Notes on How to Apply

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

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Apply NOW to join our Midwifery Education team at Monash Health!