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Core Midwife (New Graduate) Maternity, Wairau Hospital

Core Midwife (New Graduate) Maternity, Wairau Hospital

12 month, fixed term (0.8 FTE - 64 hours a fortnight)

Location: Blenheim

This twelve month, fixed term, Graduate Midwife position is designed to assist your transition to practice. Our programme provides a comprehensive orientation and supportive and fun working environment, with Midwifery First Year of Practice Programme incorporation, to prepare you to become a confident midwifery practitioner. We will enable you to focus on practising across the midwifery scope of practice, working in partnership with our maternity clients to achieve optimum health and wellbeing through appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education.

This position is best suited to an enthusiastic new graduate who wishes to work in an environment which values teamwork, excellence in midwifery practice, and women centred care. You will have access to Midwifery Educator support and a range of clinical experiences within your role.

Wairau is a secondary level maternity unit with approximately 500 births per year. The maternity unit is a modern, well equipped and family-friendly unit that works as a team with our LMC, Obstetric, Anaesthetic and Paediatric colleagues.

To be eligible for this opportunity you will meet Midwifery Council and NZCOM enrolment requirements for the Midwifery First year of Practice programme (MFYP).

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Closing date: Sunday, 10 September 2017.

Ref: W17/119.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz

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Core Midwife (New Graduate) Maternity (Nelson Hospital)

Core Midwife (New Graduate) Maternity (Nelson Hospital)

12 month, fixed term (0.8 FTE - 64 hours a fortnight)

This twelve month, fixed term, Graduate Midwife position is designed to assist your transition to practice. Our programme provides a comprehensive orientation and a supportive and fun working environment, with Midwifery First Year of Practice Programme incorporation, to prepare you to become a confident midwifery practitioner. We will enable you to focus on practising across the midwifery scope of practice, working in partnership with our maternity clients to achieve optimum health and wellbeing through appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education.

The Nelson Hospital Maternity Unit is a modern, well equipped facility providing primary and secondary care for approximately 900 births per annum. The midwifery team works well with their LMC, Obstetric, Paediatric and Anaesthetic colleagues too.

This position is best suited to an enthusiastic new graduate who wishes to work in an environment which values teamwork, excellence in midwifery practice, and women centred care. You will have access to Midwifery Educator support and a range of clinical experiences within your role.

To be eligible for this opportunity, you will meet Midwifery Council and NZCOM enrolment requirements for the Midwifery First year of Practice programme (MFYP).

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Closing date: Sunday, 10 September 2017.

Ref: N17/319.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz

Register for job alerts / view full details on jobs @ http://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/careersAtNMDHB.aspx


Registered Midwives, Palmerston North

Registered Midwives (0.6 -1.0 FTE)

Permanent Positions

Te Papaioea Birthing Centre is seeking experienced midwives to work in our brand new community based birthing centre in Palmerston North.

Our midwifery led birthing centre has 12 private birthing rooms and you will provide birth support to LMC midwives and high quality postnatal care to mothers and babies of our region.

You will be flexible and able to work 12 hour rostered and rotating shifts.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a current Midwifery Council of New Zealand practising certificate
  • Have a minimum 3 year midwifery experience including community based midwifery.

Key areas of focus:

  • Knowledge and skills specific to Primary Maternity Level Service
  • BFHI knowledge and experience preferred

Birthing Centre Limited (BCL) is committed to identifying, supporting and protecting vulnerable children. This role is classified as a children’s worker role under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014. For further information and a job description, please contact Annie Kinloch, Clinical Midwifery Manager; annie@birthingcentre.co.nz

Closing date: Open


Midwife, Timaru Hospital

We have a vacancy which could cater to various employment options (from casual or fixed term, to permanent, part-time appointment) within our Core Midwifery team at Timaru Hospital, and seek qualified individuals who are ideally experienced in all aspects of the midwifery scope of practice.

Applicants must be registered with the Midwifery Council of NZ and hold an annual practicing certificate. Ongoing professional development opportunities exist to meet Midwifery Council requirements.

Our core midwives work with women during birth and afterwards in our modern Maternity Unit at Timaru Hospital.

Primary and secondary care is provided by LMC Obstetricians, with support from the Midwifery Case-loading team, Core Midwives and Paediatricians.

The position offers interesting, challenging and professionally rewarding practice in a supportive team environment.

Don’t delay, apply now, as these are often sought-after roles.

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding applying for this position, please contact Human Resources by telephoning 03 687 2230.

Application closing date: Open 2017.


Clinical Midwife Coordinator – Whangarei Hospital (0.9FTE)

Clinical Midwife Coordinator – Whangarei Hospital (0.9FTE)

If you are an experienced Midwife, keen to develop your leadership skills, are passionate about high quality maternity care and enjoy the hospital environment, this role will be of interest to you.

The successful applicants will be based in the lovely new Te Kotuku Maternity Unit in Whangarei providing night-shift, shift coordination and leadership in the combined antenatal, birthing and postnatal unit at Northland District Health Board (NDHB).

You will have strong clinical and communication skills and be keen to grow your developing leadership skills. You will love working in the multidisciplinary environment within our secondary unit and have a proven understanding and commitment to the New Zealand Maternity Care provision environment and model of care.

You will have responsibility for shift leadership and coordination on night shifts working 12 hour nights (7pm – 7:30am) between Monday and Friday. This is a role with a combination of clinical and non-clinical hours depending on the needs of the unit.

You will be flexible and able to work rostered weekends and days if this role were to extend to weekends in future, to enable attendance at study days and training or to be prepared to cover the ACMMs when on leave.

This role has a strong focus on maintenance of a high quality service within a professional environment within the unit.

You will report to the Clinical Midwifery Manager and work with the Midwifery Director and Service Manager, Associate Clinical Midwifery Managers, other Clinical Coordinating Midwives, Midwifery Educator and Quality Midwives as an integral part of the Te Kotuku management and Leadership team.

Come and join us in sunny Northland, we would love to hear from you if this sounds like the next step in your midwifery career.

For further information please contact Yvonne Morgan, Clinical Midwifery Manager, phone 021 824618.

Vacancy No: RM17-003 Closes: 25 August 2017 (unless filled prior)

Job Description and Official Application Form are available from our website, www.northlanddhb.org.nz/careers/vacancies.aspx or by contacting Recruitment Officer, Tel: +64 9 430 4101 ext 60689, Email: jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz; Postal: c/o Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, New Zealand


Midwife Leader

Women, Child and Family Service

Covering Tauranga and Whakatane Hospitals

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Do you have empathy and understanding? Do you have a positive attitude? Can you build great teams?

We are excited by the opportunity to attract a midwife who is hungry for the challenge of a key leadership role. You would be the professional advisor for midwifery strategy and practice issues to the Executive of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

You would also be accountable for strategic midwifery leadership and advice across the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

This role is positioned within the Women, Child and Family Service and works in partnership with the Business Leader and the Director of Nursing. You have operational accountability for the Maternity units at Tauranga and Whakatane as well as the Special Care Baby Units.

You will know that the Bay of Plenty has an enviable lifestyle reflected by our growing population. To be successful you must be an experienced midwife with operational management and leadership experience. Give Margret Norris 021 791 738 a call to find out more. We are selective though – only call if you share our values!

Bay of Plenty District Health Board values: Compassion - All-one-Team - Responsive - Excellence

This is classified as a children’s worker role, therefore subject to the safety check requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014

Please click here to view position description

Vacancy No: BAY01231

Applications close 3 September 2017, and must be made online

To apply for this position please visit our website www.bopdhb.govt.nz


Clinical Midwife Manager

Tauranga Maternity Unit

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight) Permanent Position

The Bay of Plenty DHB has an opportunity for a dynamic Senior Midwife with leadership experience to join the team as the new Clinical Midwife Manager in the Maternity Unit at Tauranga Hospital.

Staff working in the maternity service are committed to providing women and their families/whanau with quality birthing services that reflect safe clinical practice standards, reflect the CARE values of the organisation and support healthy outcomes for families within our community.

We are looking for a leader who can demonstrate with confidence, appropriate management and clinical expertise to support innovation, quality initiatives and continued service development within a highly committed multi-disciplinary team. This role is a mixture of direct clinical leadership and management/administration and includes liaison with obstetric and paediatric services and LMC midwives contracted to deliver primary care.

The maternity unit is a 27 bed secondary care unit which includes a Level two Special Care Baby Unit which is staffed by neonatal nurses with support from the postnatal staff. All primary care is delivered by Lead Maternity Carers. The unit is BFHI accredited with an onsite lactation team.

If you feel you have the midwifery leadership experience, knowledge and if our CARE values of “Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence” resonate with your philosophy of practice, then we’d welcome an application from you!

This is classified as a children’s worker role, therefore subject to the safety check requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014

Please click here to view position description

Vacancy No: BAY01212

Applications close 23 August 2017 and must be made online

To apply for this position please visit our website www.bopdhb.govt.nz


Registered Midwives (1.8FTE)

Midwifery positions are available for experienced, NZ Registered Midwives, with a current Annual Practising Certificate.

Experience of core midwifery work is desirable but we would welcome applications from midwives who are new or recent graduates.

We look forward to having you as part of our hard working team providing excellence in care to the mothers and babies of Northland.

For further information contact please contact Yvonne Morgan, Clinical Midwifery Manager, email yvonne.morgan@northlanddhb.org.nz or phone 021 824 618.

Vacancy No: RM17-004 Closes: 1 September 2017 (unless filled prior)

Job Description and Official Application Form are available from our website, www.northlanddhb.org.nz/careers/vacancies.aspx or by contacting Recruitment Officer, Tel: +64 9 430 4101 ext 60689, Email: jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz; Postal: c/o Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, New Zealand


New Graduate Midwifery programme - Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Are you a newly graduated midwife looking for a supportive teaching environment in which to gain clinical skills and consolidate your recent bachelor of Midwifery Degree?

Christchurch Women’s Hospital: - One year Graduate Midwifery Programme, 0.8fte (32hours per week)

Commencing August 2017 or January 2018.

About Us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the Role

Are you looking for an exciting location to begin your midwifery career?

The South Island NZ? – Exciting, artistic, thriving urban areas surrounded by national parks in a spectacular natural environment. An environment that supports and encourages a large variety of individual and family outdoor activities.

Christchurch Women's Hospital a specialised maternity service based in central Christchurch, is seeking Newly Registered Midwives to work within our large multidisciplinary team of health professionals as part of our new graduate program.

Our New Graduate midwifery program offers you professional development opportunities and enables you to develop your midwifery skills within a supportive environment whilst working across our Birthing suite, and the Antenatal/Postnatal ward in our maternity services.

Join us and embrace evidence based practise to provide safe, high quality midwifery care and celebrate the key role midwives have in partnership with women to promote maternal and infant health and wellbeing.

To be eligible for these opportunities, you will be a 3rd year midwifery student who will be registered before February 2018 or August 2017

Working:

  • All shifts

Skills & Experience:

  • Motivated and flexible self-starter with the ability to work both in a team and autonomously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to engage well with families.
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills.
  • A desire to increase your experience working with women and their families in a tertiary setting.
  • A commitment to providing high standards of maternity care within our service.

Our Culture:

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.

Benefits:

  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better outcomes for women and their whanau.

How to Apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Nicki McNeill, Recruitment Specialist – Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377956 or email nickim@cdhb.health.nz.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.careers.cdhb.govt.nz to complete an application


Registered Midwives

Womens Health, Waikato Hospital

Full and part time positions

Calling all Midwives

We require midwives who enjoy working in a busy hospital setting and want to develop their career.

What we offer:

  • Opportunities to develop your skills by working with complex cases and dealing with a wide range of conditions

  • Professional development and educational opportunities

  • Opportunity to rotate across all areas, Delivery Suite, Womens Assessment Unit, Antenatal and Postnatal.

What you need:

  • Preferably a minimum of two to three years post registration experience.

For more information on moving your midwifery career up another level with Waikato District Health Board please visit our website www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs

Closing date: Open until filled