Associate Clinical Midwifery Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Part Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 01-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/237185
  • Job Title: Associate Clinical Midwifery Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Two 0.8 FTE permanent positions available
  • Registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Should have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Christchurch Women’s Hospital is a purpose built facility providing tertiary level maternity care. We are looking for two experienced and dedicated midwives to join our senior team as Associate Clinical Midwife Manager (ACMM).

  • As the successful candidate you will be an experienced midwife who has the clinical and organisational skills to the work both in our Birthing Suite and Maternity Ward
  • The role rotates between both areas of our facility
  • QLP leadership and a commitment to working towards a post graduate qualification in this leadership role will be supported. Complex care is also an advantage as are any other postgraduate papers

The Role: Where you fit in

This role requires you to work as an experienced midwife within our multidisciplinary team, coordinating clinical care, flow of women and their babies through our service and clinical support of staff so they can provide the level of midwifery care to women and their babies that is required in a secondary/ tertiary maternity hospital. Confidence to make decisions in the after hours management of the unit with support from the on call manager is an integral aspect of this role. Outside of normal business hours the role of the ACMM is that of duty manager for the Women’s Hospital. Chch Women’s Hospital sits on the Christchurch Hospital campus. This role also supports some of the transfers in from the secondary maternity units that transfer to us as well as the and CDHB community maternity units.

You will have the following:

  • High levels of experience and confidence clinically in a secondary/ tertiary maternity environment. A clear understanding of the role of LMC midwives and the importance of communication with them as we work alongside them to care for women in our facility
  • An understanding of the diversity of our population and our need to respond as a service to that diversity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to engage people at all levels
  • Ability to provide clinical leadership and support to a team of staff
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A commitment to working with the whole team to provide and maintain high standards of maternity care for women and their babies
  • A commitment to the CDHB Midwifery vision and direction

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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