Registered Midwife - Bowen Hospital

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Role details

The Nursing Services (Rural) Team at the Bowen Hospital are seeking applications for Registered Midwife's to join their team on a permanent basis.

How to apply and for mandatory requirements regarding this role, please refer to the attached Role Description.

Your opportunity

The Registered Midwife (RM) provides midwifery services within the health service settings; and demonstrates competence in the provision of midwifery care as specified by registration requirements, NMBA standards and codes, educational preparation, relevant legislation and context of care.

Responsible and accountable for delivering quality patient focused, evidenced based nursing care providing leadership, direction and support to other nursing staff and students and working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in the Bowen hospital and community environment.

About the Team

The Bowen hospital is a 17-bed acute hospital which offers 24/7 emergency, inpatient and outpatient services. Some of the specialty services offered are Renal Haemodialysis and Day Oncology therapy.

A range of community health services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team. The Bowen Hospital Maternity team (medical and nursing) provide the women of Bowen and surrounding areas with comprehensive antenatal and postnatal care within a supportive team environment. Bowen Hospital is not a birthing service but provides care to women throughout pregnancy, outpatient assessments, postnatal home visits, healthy hearing and support through all aspects of pregnancy, birth and parenting. The Midwives provide an on-call service, nursing transfers to birthing facilities and/or manage imminent births at Bowen.

The Bowen Heath Service covers the Bowen area including North to Guthalungra and South to Eden Lassie Creek and inland to the Collinsville range.

About our Hospital and Health Service

Mackay Hospital and Health Service ( ) has 6 hospitals, 2 multi-purpose health services and 4 community health centres that employ more than 3,700 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Some of our great benefits on offer

  • Competitive wages, salary packaging and leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A diverse work culture
  • Career development
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Education opportunities, Study and Research
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Fitness Passport

Workforce attraction incentive scheme

You may be eligible to receive the Incentive Scheme 2, the scheme is available to health workers (new and current Qld Health employees) that relocate from intrastate (MM1 to MM2),  interstate or international to come work within our team may receive up to $70,000 in incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme (conditions apply). ( )

11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Mackay region
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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