The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is currently seeking a Registered Midwife to join our Maternity Unit at Tauranga Hospital.
This is a permanent 0.6 FTE position, working 48 hours per fortnight.The maternity team is a close and supportive team who aim to provide excellent clinical care and a cheerful and nurturing environment for mothers and their babies.
Midwives and nurses are encouraged to develop areas of interest, share knowledge, and identify quality improvement opportunities.
The team are very much part of the local community and enjoy the rewarding work and an excellent work / life balance.If you have the ability to work across the scope of midwifery practice in a secondary care unit and enjoy working in a busy team, we would be pleased to hear from you.
You will have the opportunity to work with mothers, their babies and whānau. Recent experience in a maternity environment is required.
The white sandy beaches go on for miles so those keen on water sports, surfing or just strolling along the beach, you're in luck.
Tauranga is central to many other towns and cities. The adventure capital of the North Island; Rotorua is a quick 45 minutes' drive away.
Auckland and Coromandel peninsula are within 2 ½ hours' drive and our regional airport flies direct to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch many times a day.
Knowledge of Tikanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the principles of Kaupapa Māori is also an asset. Applicants must be committed to implementing Te Toi Ahorangi strategy to ensure patients and their whānau move towards Toi Ora.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work.
The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.
It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
All applications are to be made online.