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Maternity Quality & Safety Programme (MQSP) Co-ordinator – Fixed Term

Do you have extensive midwifery/nursing experience with a strong commitment and genuine interest in quality and service improvement, along with a keen customer focus approach? Then consider joining our team to undertake this part-time position (20 hours per week). This is a fixed term position until June 2018 with the possibility of extension.

As the MQSP Coordinator you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting and promoting quality improvement and safety in Maternity Services.
  • Facilitating and developing guidelines and policies that support clinical practice in Maternity Services for South Canterbury.
  • Providing accurate and timely Maternity clinical data.

We are looking for a Registered Midwife or Registered Nurse with a current practicing certificate, who has excellent communication, presentation and time management skills. You will have the energy and enthusiasm to exercise sound judgement, along with first-rate data analysis and report writing skills.

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/maternity-quality-and-safety-programme-co-ordinator/timaru-hospital/9559

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

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications will be accepted until 30th October 2017.


Midwife

Continuity of Care (COC)

Timaru Hospital

We have a vacancy within our Continuity of Care team at Timaru Hospital and seek a qualified Midwife, ideally experienced in all aspects of the midwifery scope of practice. Applications from New Graduate Midwives will also be considered.

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 COC midwives work in partnership with women throughout the antenatal, birth and postnatal period, providing care in their home environment and in our modern Maternity Unit.

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

South Canterbury offers an excellent lifestyle. For more information on living and working here please use the following link: https://www.aorakidevelopment.co.nz/

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/midwife-continuity-of-care/timaru-hospital/9524

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: 30th November 2017.


MATERNITY CENTRE COORDINATOR

We are currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic midwife to lead our Maternity Centre in the provision of quality maternity services for the women of the Waitaki District. Experience in rural midwifery is preferable.

This is a part time 0.4 FTE salaried position, plus the opportunity to provide LMC cover if required to enable ongoing maintenance of clinical competence and certification.

The appointee must be registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand and hold a current practicing certificate.

The appointee will uphold the philosophy of women-centered continuity based midwifery care and will be required to hold:

  1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification level 4

  2. IV Certification

  3. Neo-natal Resuscitation Certificate

  4. Full Drivers Licence

  5. Any other certificates appropriate to the area of employment

Opportunities for obtaining these will be made available.

Our maternity centre is a primary rural unit and is part of the Oamaru Hospital, with modern facilities and equipment, two birthing rooms (including birth pool), three single postnatal rooms and two clinic rooms. We offer both home and hospital births and liaise with Dunedin Obstetricians for consultation as required.

Oamaru, in North Otago, is a unique town and well known for its historic precinct, dry sunny climate, enviro-friendly focus, little blue penguins, stone carving, creative artisans and forward-thinking vision. We are located on the east coast of the South Island with easy access to lakes and mountains allowing you to enjoy outdoor recreational activities all year round.

For informal discussion of these positions and potential relocation benefits, please contact:

Robert Gonzales, General Manager

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9040

Email: robert.gonzales@healthotago.co.nz

Application forms and Job Description are available from:

Andrea Cairns

Admin Support Officer

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9042

Email: Andrea.Cairns@southerndhb.govt.nz

Completed applications to be sent to Robert Gonzales, CEO, Oamaru Hospital, Private Bag 50059, Oamaru 9444.


EMPLOYED CASE-LOADING MIDWIVES – JOB SHARE

Seeking expressions of interest from midwives looking to work in a collaborative team environment, in a unique rural maternity unit in North Otago.

Caseloads are shared with midwifery colleagues, ensuring 24/7 cover with set days on and blocks of rostered days off call - enjoy the benefits of better work/life balance while providing LMC care.

A hospital car, fuel, pager, cell phone and essential midwifery kit are provided for your days at work along with access to clinic and birth rooms, equipment and support (midwives and enrolled nurses).

As part of the community rural hospital, access to emergency medical staff is also available onsite.

Casual, temporary (until April 2018) or permanent options are available.

For informal discussion of these positions and potential relocation benefits, please contact:

Robert Gonzales, General Manager

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9040

Email: robert.gonzales@healthotago.co.nz

Application forms and Job Description are available from:

Andrea Cairns

Admin Support Officer

Administration Department Oamaru Hospital

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9042

Email: Andrea.Cairns@southerndhb.govt.nz


Registered Midwives – Middlemore Hospital

Looking for a Midwifery role that will expand your clinical practice skills?

We currently have opportunities for Midwives to join our dynamic and professional team. We have vacancies available at Middlemore Hospital across the following areas:

• Assessment, Labour and Birthing Unit

• Maternity Ward (High Risk Antenatal and Postnatal)

• Or a combination of both!

Counties Manukau District Health Board is one of the most diverse health care providers in Australasia. Our Women's Health Service provides care to over 7200 births per year and has a strong midwifery focus. We offer primary, secondary and tertiary services, within a variety of hospital and community based facilities.

A large percentage of women receive all their maternity care by hospital employed staff so the ability for you to provide the full scope of midwifery practice in our service is maximised.

We have part time, full time or fixed term options for experienced, new graduate or returned to practice candidates.

Essential is registration with the NZ Midwifery Council with a current Annual Practicing Certificate. For more information on how to obtain registration, visit the Midwifery Council website on www.midwiferycouncil.health.nz

If you are interested in a career that offers a lot of flexibility, support, development & excellent learning opportunities then talk to us about your needs and see where we can help you!

To apply- please click on the provided link- https://adhbrac.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=CMH01021&lang=en

For more information, please contact Amy Varcoe in the Talent Acquisition Centre on 09 259 3640 or email at amy.varcoe@middlemore.co.nz

Job Number - CMH01021

Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga, Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.

CM Health is committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace across its organisation. We expect that all of our employees utilise our schedule of free vaccinations and participate in the robust Occupational Health Screening program to manage the risk of infection to workers, patients and visitors.

CMDHB is committed to providing a healthy and comfortable workplace across its organisation. We provide a smoke-free place of work to all our employees and visitors.


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.


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