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Midwife - Taranaki District Health Board

New Zealand
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Full time
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1.0FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight)
Permanent Position - Hours negotiable

The Taranaki District Health Board are seeking an experienced midwife to join their team. Taranaki base hospital has a secondary maternity unit, the delivery 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 is a level 2A unit with 6 cots and 2 Intensive care cots to provide care for babies from 28 weeks gestation.

The Taranaki District Health Board (TDHB) is the primary provider of health services to the 118,660 people of the Taranaki Region:

The successful candidate will provide midwifery care based predominantly at the New Plymouth maternity unit, working as part of a Multidisciplinary team in the antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal ward or Neo Natal Unit. Occasionally there maybe times where you will be required to work in the primary unit at Hawera Hospital to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved for the women and their families.

The ideal candidates will have the following attributes:
• Hold a current New Zealand Midwifery registration and Annual Practicing Certificate.
• Preferably one year postgraduate experience however New Graduates are welcome to apply.
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Have a commitment to quality assurance and accreditation principles.
• Be able to work rostered shifts in all areas of the maternity unit: antenatal, labour and the postnatal ward.

The Maternity Unit is family centred and the staff are committed to providing a quality service. The goal of the Unit is to provide the mother with a safe and positive birthing experience with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable her and her family to care for their baby.

If you are interested in the above position please “apply online” from this page.

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Tel: +6479278713
Contact: Jenna Kensington

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