About the role
The Clinical Midwife Lactation Consultant will support clinicians to provide woman-centred, family oriented evidence-based and contemporary lactation education and clinical care to women and their neonates.
The Clinical Midwife Lactation Consultant will also develop and maintain collaborative and effective relationships with community based and hospital clinicians and health services to enhance support for women in all aspects of breast feeding. This is achieved through high level expertise and skill in the support and provision of midwifery care as specified by registration requirements, NMBA standards and codes, educational preparation and relevant legislation.
The Clinical Midwife – Lactation Consultant will:
Patients – Demonstrates clinical experience and contemporary evidenced based knowledge for all aspects of breastfeeding women. Identifies risks and escalates when required and works within the standards of practice and scope of a Clinical Midwife Lactation Consultant.
People – Communicates effectively and addresses safety concerns by escalating to the line manager/ team leader. Completes and maintains all mandatory training requirements. Actively participates in development and learning opportunities.
Improvement – Identifies and participates in culturally appropriate service improvement initiatives including supporting peers across community and hospital providers.
Relationships – Works collaboratively with women, families, clients and colleagues across the system of health. Positively contributes to a culturally safe environment building of trust, support and compassion within a woman centred and family friendly framework
How to apply
To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website
Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:
You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.
( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence/default.asp )About West Moreton
Major 351 bed acute teaching hospital with one of the Queensland's busiest and best performing emergency departments. Specialities including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health and allied health services.
|Location:||Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.