Core Midwife - Women's Assessment Unit
Auckland Health Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand
9d ago

Core Midwife Women’s Assessment Unit, National Women’s Health Auckland, New Zealand

  • Make a difference to women at a challenging time
  • build on your existing experience across full spectrum of maternity care
  • Central Auckland location
  • Flexible work option- part time, full time positions available to suit your lifestyle
  • As part of Auckland District Health Board, National Women’s Health is responsible for delivering health and disability services to almost 500,000 people in the Auckland Region and to people from all over New Zealand.

    With over 7000 deliveries a year National Women's Health is one of the largest maternity hospitals in New Zealand. We are currently seeking midwives to join our caring and supportive team in the Women’s Assessment Unit.

    What to expected from your new role in WAU WAU is a 15 bedded unit open 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year and provides both gynaecology and maternity care.

    WAU is an acute admissions area and can be likened to a Women's Health EDU. Our services include maternity assessments antepartum and postpartum up to six weeks, induction of labour, pregnant and non-

    pregnant acute gynaecological conditions, ECV clinic and the bereavement service. This service is for women 20 weeks and over who experience an IUD or require a termination of pregnancy for medical indications or fetal abnormality.

    Our team includes midwives, nurses specialising in gynaecology, health care assistants and ward clerks. The team liaise closely with the obstetricians, multidisciplinary team, LMCs and private obstetricians to provide an efficient and effective service.

    Approximately 35 women are seen each day and 1300 women a month. Working with our WAU Team you can expect :

  • To be treated professionally and with respect
  • The opportunity to look after vulnerable women
  • The opportunity to support mothers and babies
  • The opportunity to learn the full spectrum of maternity care
  • Many study opportunities. We have a strong learning emphasis and staff are encouraged to further develop their skills and knowledge base
  • Who you are We are keen to consider caring midwives who believe the quality of their care is of prime importance. You will need to be motivated, an excellent communicator, have the ability to make clinical decisions and be able to demonstrate professional accountability. what we look for :

  • At least two year’s experience as a midwife
  • Current New Zealand midwifery registration or eligible for registration with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
  • Midwifery qualification recognised by the Midwifery Council of New Zealandsuitable for registration
  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • View the position description here How to apply If this sounds like you, we would love to receive your application. Please apply now’ below and attach your current CV and cover letter if you wish.

    Applications close : 23rd of September Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act. For further information regarding your application please email Briar Turvey, Recruitment Consultant viabriarturvey adhb. and reference job number CEN08869

    This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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