Midwife -Base and Hawera Hospital
Taranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth, NZ
2d ago

Midwife

  • Do you want to work in a family centred maternity unit?
  • Committed to providing safe and positive birthing experiences?
  • Looking to share your knowledge and skills with whanau?
  • Taranaki Base Hospital has a secondary maternity unit, the birthing suite and antenatal ward are combined with six birthing rooms and seven antenatal beds.

    The post-natal ward consists of 16 beds. The neo-natal unit has level 2A accreditation with 6 cots and 2 Intensive care cots to provide care for babies from 28 weeks gestation.

    The ideal candidates will be able to :

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team in the antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal ward or neo natal unit;
  • Utilise your knowledge and skills to enable the mother and her family / whanau to care for their baby; and
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality assurance and accreditation principles.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • To be a successful in this role you will :

  • Be registered with the Midwifery Council, or have eligibility, and hold an Annual Practicing Certificate.
  • Have one year postgraduate experience, however we encourage New Graduates to apply.
  • Be able to work rostered shifts in all areas of the maternity unit : antenatal, birthing suite and the postnatal ward
  • Please note, flexible working arrangements can be negotiated for the successful applicants.

    In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.

    This is a great opportunity if you have been thinking of returning home to Taranaki.

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