Registered Midwife
Southern Health
Alexandra, Otago
4d ago

Registered Midwife

Central Otago Maternity Unit (Alexandra)

  • Fixed Term Parental Leave Cover
  • 36 hours per week
  • About Us

    Central Otago Maternity Unit is a Primary Maternity Service based in Alexandra. Here at Southern we value the care we offer mothers, babies and whanau / families in our maternity centres.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

    About the role

    Your role involves a very special blend of strength, compassion and cool headedness supporting maternity care, antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal.

    Within the Core Midwifery environment, no two days will be the same and you’ll be involved in the full scope of midwifery practice during your time here.

    We have a women-centered approach to our care and you will be making a real difference to the patient experience. This core midwife role would suit a Midwife who is team-focused and who enjoys getting involved in a variety of tasks to ensure the very best care is provided at all times.

    We have fixed term opportunity for 72 hours per fortnight role that will see you join our 24 / 7 roster.

    About you

    You will be using your valuable midwifery experience to provide the very best possible care to our women and babies. As a Registered Midwife who has an interest in joining a team where integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour counts, it is essential you also :

  • Possess excellent assessment skills
  • Have a passion and focus for working with families / whanau
  • Enjoy providing postnatal care with compassion and kindness
  • Be an exceptional team player who has strong communication skills
  • previous experience in supporting mothers with breastfeeding
  • Be a Registered Midwife with a current APC for New Zealand
  • The Southern DHB rewards these qualities with opportunities for personal and professional development, providing an environment that enables the maternity team to support each other and work together to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

    We are looking for an experienced midwife with a commitment to quality care, who embodies the Southern DHB values, Kind, Open, Positive and a Sense of Community in all that they do.

    If you think you’d like working in a team where integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour count, we’d love to hear from you!

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