NEW GRADUATE MIDWIVES, PUAWAI AROHA MATERNITY UNIT 0.8 FTE (Permanent)
s. We provide primary and secondary care within a collegiate and supportive environment. We have one of the highest birth rates per capita, with approximately 700 births per year in our culturally rich region.
Puawai Aroha Maternity Unit boasts a relaxed atmosphere with five birthing suites and eight ante / postnatal rooms which are well resourced to provide high quality and safe care from our friendly team.
These suites / rooms are situated together so midwives work across all areas of their scope of practice which would enable you to enhance your practice whilst completing the Midwifery First Year in Practice programme.
We also run an antenatal clinic catering for the needs of pregnant women referred to us for a consultation or transfer of care from the LMC to our secondary care services.
We currently have a team of 5 obstetricians' and a NNU which is attached to our maternity unit. We all work closely together so that we can improve our outcomes for mums and babies and have strong organisational values of Whakarangatira (to enrich)Awhi (to support) Kotahitanga (togetherness) Aroha (Compassion) 'Whāia te hauora i Roto i te Kotahitanga - A Healthier Tairāwhiti by working together'.
Tairāwhiti provides a work / life balance which other regions in New Zealand envy. With beautiful beaches and landscapes a matter of minutes from work, we have a particularly outgoing team who enjoy nature and what our region has to offer.
So you may come for the midwifery but find the additional bonus of the great lifestyle Gisborne has to offer. We offer a financial incentive for new graduate midwives for year 1 & 2 plus relocation support is available and a comprehensive orientation package will be tailored to your needs and support throughout your first year from our great team.
Position Description New Graduate Midwife Please contact Liz Lee Taylor on 0278116275 for more information, or apply on line.