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Position Details
Reference Number 57827
Position Title Clinical Midwifery Educator
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 11/08/2014)
Entity Central Coast Local Health District
Geographical Location Gosford
Advertised Award/Classification Public health System Nurses and Midwives (state) award
Salary $1,580.30 - $1,631.70
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Clinical Midwifery Educator provides clinical teaching and ward/unit orientation for medical students and midwifery staff. The Clinical Midwifery Educator has a role in the provision of mandatory programs. 80% of the Clinical Midwifery Educator’s role is clinical teaching and ensuring organisational clinical education principles and guidelines are engaged.


The Clinical Midwifery Educator works collaboratively with others to facilitate clinical education in order to meet organisational and individual needs.


Maternity Services Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Midwifery Educator, temporary full time (1.0 fte) in an innovative and dynamic work place. The Clinical Midwifery Educator will provide clinical education and support to Medical Students undertaking their Women's and Children's Health placement within Maternity Services CCLHD across the continuum of Obstetrics.


All staff members are supported with ongoing professional education and development opportunities.


Maternity Services antenatal care incorporates a range of midwifery models provided by our Maternity services include antenatal clinics including EPAS, caseload and team midwifery practices,  at both Gosford and Wyong Hospitals.


Gosford and Wyong Hospitals are BFHI accredited Maternity service.


The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct.


Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.

Selection Criteria Current registration as a Registered Midwife with AHPRA

Safe, effective and competent clinical midwifery practitioner in all maternity areas using best practice in providing care to women

Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles and their application in supporting staff learning in the clinical environment, with tertiary qualifications in education or a willingness to undertake same

Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a team

Ability to guide, support and advocate for learning in the clinical setting and willing to assess medical and midwifery learners

Commitment to the continuing professional development of self and others.

Commitment to quality improvement and knowledge of EQuIP and able to support Maternity services mandatory education day (Adult CPR & Manual Handling) and NSW Health Towards Normal Birth policy.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Julie-Anne Olaisen
Contact Number 43203836
Contact Email jolaisen@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 01/08/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view