Registered Nurseat Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government


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This is a permanent Monday - Friday position available for a Lactation

Ko koe tēnei About

We are seeking an IBCLC certified Lactation Consultant and BFHI Coordinator, who preferably holds a current midwifery or nursing APC.

You will have experience working with the BFHI standards and bring to this role extensive experience working with breastfeeding wāhine, pepe and their whānau.

Ideally, you will display good

and interpersonal skills, enjoy the experience of working within a multidisciplinary team providing a caring, safe and clean environment for new whānau and their

A generous relocation package is available for the right

Ngā hua o te Mahi i Te Pōari o Whanganui Working at the Whanganui

Whanganui Hospital Maternity Unit is classed as a Secondary Maternity Facility, providing three birthing rooms - each have their own birthing pool and 11 inpatient bed units (14 beds in

Whanganui Hospital maternity service has a high normal birth rate, long history of water births, low intervention rates, low caesarean rates.

We are a small dedicated team with a commitment to providing women with optimal healthcare through women-centred and appropriate clinical assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and

The Whanganui District Health Board serves an estimated population of 68,395 and includes residents of the Whanganui and Rangitikei Territorial Authority areas, as well as the Ruapehu Territorial Authority area wards of Waimarino and Waiouru known as South

The community we provide care to is semi-rural rural with Māori making up 27.3% of our population (compared to the New Zealand average of 16.

6%) and small but growing populations of Pacific and Asian

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  • Ko wai mātou Who are

    Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

    We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and

    As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their

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