Position Details


Reference Number 152012
Position Title Maternity Services Coordinator
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Women's & Children's
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Challenging and rewarding leadership role within a dynamic team
  • Enjoy a role coordinating the planning and delivery of a high quality service
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Join the largest Regional Heath Care Service in Victoria and build a rewarding career

About the facility

University Hospital's, Baxter Maternity Services is the referral centre for Geelong and surrounding areas and has approximately 2,500 births per year. Services include specialty pregnancy care clinics, including midwives clinics, adolescent pregnancy care, chemical dependency pregnancy care, shared care, midwifery group practice and specialist obstetric clinics.

About the region

Barwon Health is the largest health care provider in the Geelong region, and the locality provides for a relaxed regional centre lifestyle, yet still within easy access to both coastal areas as well as the Melbourne CBD. In this vibrant city, you can enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle, cultural precincts and fantastic restaurants and cafes.

About the role

Are you a Registered Nurse and Midwife looking to further your career in a leadership role within Maternity Services? Can you provide leadership in the planning and delivery of a high quality service within Barwon Health whilst developing a professional and collaborative partnership in the overall management of Barwon Health? If so, we are now looking to recruit a new Maternity Services Coordinator to assist in providing high quality planning and coordination of Barwon Health’s Maternity Service at University Hospital Geelong.

As the successful applicant you will work in collaboration with service directors to contribute to the achievement of service coordination and design that contribute to acheiving Barwon Health’s Strategic Plan and objectives. Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care is required with a strong ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation

Barwon Health staff benefits

Flexible working arrangements

Professional development

Access to employee wellness facility

Salary packaging

Social club

Our Commitment to Child Safety

Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan

Aboriginal Employment Plan

If you have knowledge & understanding of and commitment to Health Service Key Performance Indicators with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, we encourage you to apply.

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: Registered Nurse and Midwife with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Ability to take a leadership role in strategic and daily issues
Essential: Proven ability to manage change
Essential: Identified clinical competence across the scope of midwifery practice
Essential: Proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Essential: Demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Demonstrated high level computer and Internet skills: Microsoft Outlook (or other e-mail system), Word, Excel, relevant healthcare clinical applications (iPMS, Birthing Outcomes System, BossNET).
Essential: High level understanding of and commitment to Health Service Key Performance Indicators
Essential: Advanced report writing skills
Desirable: Membership of an appropriate professional association
Desirable: Relevant management qualification
Desirable: Knowledge and skills in birthing outcomes system administration
Contact Person Claire Geldard 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0423 287 297 
Closing Date 25/10/2017
Position Description
File name 
Maternity Service Coordinator PD Oct17.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.