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Registered Midwife

Maternity Services - MOUNT ISA

This is your opportunity to work in a challenging, dynamic and diverse environment and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Midwifery
Classification Nurse Grade 5
Workplace Location Flexible,North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI427235
Closing date 02-Mar-2023
Job duration Talent Pool - Hours and duration negotiable
Contact person Julie Hurst
Contact details 07 4744 4449
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North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS)

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

About the benefits

Base salary rates between $77,253 and $99,090 p.a. (f/t) or $38.96 and $49.97 p.h. (p/t) (Nurse Grade 5).

5 weeks p.a. recreational leave with 17.5% loading.

12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Staff Accommodation may be available or rental subsidy of $82.50 p.w. up to 17 months.

Professional Development assistance: we offer in-house training, development and mentoring programs, a $3,047 p.a. allowance to assist with external development, and 3 days p.a. leave for attending training or conferences.

Rural and Remote Nursing Incentive: two (2) return airfares p.a. (inc. spouse/dependents) to the nearest east coast provincial city in conjunction with recreation leave. Annual isolation bonus at the conclusion of 1 year $3,500, 2 years $10,500 and 3rd and consecutive years $7,000.

Sick and long service leave accrual.

Salary sacrificing options.

About the role

The Mount Isa Hospital Maternity Services hub is the referral centre for all pregnant women in the NWHHS region and for a small Northern Territory community; providing care to women and their families within its' Antenatal service, Antenatal/Postnatal Inpatient Unit, Birthing Unit, Special Care Nursery and Home Visiting program.

It consists of 8 beds, with a 3-bed Birthing Suite and a 3-cot Special Care Nursery. The nursery has CPAP and ventilator capabilities, undertaking short term respiratory support for newborns, or stabilisation before transfer to a tertiary facility for ongoing management.

The unit has approximately 500 births per year.

This role works as part of the team providing women-centred midwifery and newborn care; and is committed to enhancing and enabling patient experience and outcomes by fostering support, collaboration, and partnership with the woman and family and other health service providers at the Mount Isa Hospital.

Requirements and other information

MUST be eligible for registration as a Midwife with AHPRA.

Highly regarded:

  • Minimum 2 years post-graduate clinical experience.
  • Possession of, or working toward, relevant post-graduate qualifications.

Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences.

Pre-employment screening will be conducted for successful candidates.

This is a VPD risk role.

Probationary period of 6 months may apply.

Living and working in Mount Isa

Mount Isa is a vibrant, multicultural place, which entices people from all corners of the globe to make this wonderful outback city their home.

It's a family friendly city, rich with community pride and a land of opportunity for those seeking career, education, and outback lifestyle.

The Traditional Owners of the area are the Kalkadoon people.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

Contact Julie Hurst on 07 4744 4449 if you have any further questions.


Please note: applications will be reviewed for further assessment and possible appointment throughout the advertising period.

If you would like to apply for our Clinical Midwife position please go to

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Our vision is to be Queensland's leading HHS delivering excellence in remote healthcare to our patients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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