Midwife -Base and Hawera Hospital
Taranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth, NZ
1h ago

Hawera Hospital, Hawera

Up to 1.0FTE (hours negotiable)

  • Do you want to work in a family centred maternity unit?
  • Committed to providing safe and positive birthing experiences?
  • Looking to share your knowledge and skills with whanau?
  • Why Taranaki?

    Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks.

    Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture.

    Taranaki Base Hospital has a secondary maternity unit, the birthing suite and antenatal ward are combined with six birthing rooms and seven antenatal beds.

    The post-natal ward consists of 16 beds. The neo-natal unit has level 2A accreditation with 6 cots and 2 Intensive care cots to provide care for babies from 28 weeks gestation.

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team in the antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal ward or neo natal unit;
  • Utilise your knowledge and skills to enable the mother and her family / whanau to care for their baby; and
  • Demonstrate your commitment to quality assurance and accreditation principles.
  • Flexible working arrangements can be negotiated for the successful applicants
  • To be a successful in this role you will :

  • Be registered with the Midwifery Council, or have eligibility, and hold an Annual Practicing Certificate.
  • Have one year postgraduate experience however we encourage New Graduates to apply.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work rostered shifts in all areas of the maternity unit : antenatal, birthing suite and the postnatal ward
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