Permanent or Fixed term - 8 or 12 hours shifts available (multiple
Assistance with relocation costs will be offered to successful
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
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui 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
Whanganui has something for everyone our centrally located region offers access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing, surfing, tramping, cycling, fishing and hunting.
There are a good selection of schools and plenty of areas to take the family out and play. Nestled between 2 snow-capped mountains, on the banks of Whanganui River there is always plenty to do and explore.
Whanganui has the best value for money real estate in NZ and has been voted prettiest city. As Wanganui is centrally located access to airports makes travelling nationally and internationally a
Whanganui Hospital is located in the centre of this beautiful region, our DHB encourages a relaxed and healthy work life balance which is a great reason to consider
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At Whanganui Hospital we recruit for Ngā Uarātanga (Our Values). Why do we do this? Values-based teams deliver better care.
Ngā Uarātanga support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who have Ngā Uarātanga that align with
We have positions available for midwives to commence practice within our supportive team of hospital midwives at Whanganui
We have a comprehensive hospital orientation programme and a Midwife Clinical Coach for support and specific orientation to our maternity
If you are an experienced and passionate midwife and currently have a NZ Registration, we would really love to hear from
If you would like to discuss opportunities with Whanganui Hospital you can contact Lucy Pettit Director of Midwifery () or Angela Adam Clinical Midwife Manager