Registered Midwife

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Casual
  • Category:
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 04-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/060029SS
  • Job Title: Registered Midwife
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  • Summary:

Queenstown

Lakes District Hospital

  • Casual role – on as and when needed basis

About the team

Here at Lakes District Hospital we value the care we offer mothers and babies at our primary birthing unit. There are strong linkages with Southland Hospital for secondary level services and Dunedin Hospital who provide tertiary services.

Queenstown is situated 181 km north of Invercargill City (approximately two hours 10 min drive) and is part of the Queenstown Lakes District in Central Otago. Lakes District Hospital consists of 25 beds, with a mix of maternity, acute medical, emergency and outpatient departments.

About the role – what’s in it for me?

We birth around 70 babies every year and we work very closely together with the LMC’s to ensure that both mother and baby get the level and type of care that they deserve. We are looking for experienced midwives with a commitment to quality care and the embodiment of the Southern DHB values, Kind, Open, Positive and a Sense of Community in all that they do.

About you

To succeed in this role you will need to:

  • be a Registered Midwife
  • hold a current annual practicing certificate
  • have excellent communication and the ability to easily build rapport with people from all walks of life
  • be passionate about midwifery and have a real desire to provide the best care possible
  • be able to demonstrate your ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team while having the ability to work autonomously.

If you think you’d like working in a team where integrity and honesty we’d love to hear from you!

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. 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.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region – and we – can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Thursday, 7 November 2019.

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz