The Yass Midwifery Outreach Program midwife is responsible for the provision of woman centered, evidence-based midwifery care and is expected to embrace a practice development philosophy in the provision of that care. The midwife will be expected to establish this service and compile appropriate MSOAP Project reporting.
Care will be provided in a quality framework and promote positive health outcomes. The midwife will assess, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team using a contemporary practice model.
Care will be planned giving consideration to ethnicity, culture, gender, spiritual values, sexuality, age, disability and economic and social factors in consultation with the woman as all or any of these may impact on their maternity experience.
The midwife will work autonomously with the support of a multidisciplinary team, show leadership and embrace change in the coordination and provision of women’s care, inclusive of appropriate referral to, and in consultation with, other relevant health professionals, service providers, and the community
The midwife will assist in the provision of supervision and support for less experienced clinicians or students will maintain their professional development and meet ANMC RM competencies. Further to this, the midwife will align their professional values and goals and work within mandated directives, standards, policies and procedures of the Health District.