Midwife Clinical Coach at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Midwife Clinical Coach
Maternal, Child & Youth Services
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui
Permanent, part time (20 hours per week)
Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
The opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic, senior midwife or LMC to join our maternity team as the Midwifery Clinical Coach.
You will deliver practical clinical education in the workplace and demonstrate effective, evidence informed and culturally safe practice. You will work closely with new graduate midwives (MFYP), staff new to the maternity service or clinical area, and midwives on Return to Practice (RTP) programmes to support their transition to confident practitioners in the clinical setting. You will act as supervisor to internationally qualified midwives registering in New Zeala
You will also be able to work with midwives who need to refresh their clinical skills or knowledge during a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
You will be responsible for promoting a learning environment within the clinical setting that encourages and strengthens development of midwifery clinical skills and knowledge, thereby reducing staff stress and consequently supporting staff retention.
If you would like to work in a supportive team environment and have the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge, we welcome your application.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Whanganui Hospital Maternity Unit is classed as a Secondary Maternity Facility, providing three birthing rooms - each have their own birthing pool and 11 inpatient bed units (14 beds in total).
Whanganui Hospital maternity service has a high normal birth rate, long history of water births, low intervention rates, low caesarean rates. We are a small dedicated team with a commitment to providing women with optimal healthcare through women-centred and appropriate clinical assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education.
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui serves an estimated population of 68,395 and includes residents of the Whanganui and Rangitikei Territorial Authority areas, as well as the Ruapehu Territorial Authority area wards of Waimarino and Waiouru – known as South Ruapehu.
The community we provide care to is semi-rural – rural with Māori making up 27.3% of our population (compared to the New Zealand average of 16.6%) and small but growing populations of Pacific and Asian people.
Whanganui has something for everyone our centrally located region offers access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing, surfing, tramping, cycling, fishing and hunting. There are a good selection of schools and plenty of areas to take the family out and play. Nestled between 2 snow-capped mountains, on the banks of Whanganui River there is always plenty to do and explore. Whanganui has the best value for money real estate in NZ and has been voted prettiest city. As Wanganui is centrally located access to airports makes travelling nationally and internationally a breeze.
Whanganui Hospital is located in the centre of this beautiful region, our hospital encourages a relaxed and healthy work life balance which is a great reason to consider us.
You can discover more about Whanganui here: www.discoverwhanganui.nz
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
If you would like to discuss opportunities with Whanganui Hospital you can contact Angela Adam Clinical Midwife Manager (email@example.com)
For more information, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org or (06) 348 8911
Please click, APPLY NOW to apply for this role, please include a CV and cover letter and review your application to ensure all of your attachments have been successfully uploaded.
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 30 Nov 2023
This job closes on 30 Nov 2023. However, since we would like our preferred candidate to commence employment as early as possible, we may close this vacancy earlier if we found a suitable candidate for this position. Therefore, please do not wait until the closing date to apply for this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||Midwife Clinical Coach 2023.pdf (PDF, 454KB)
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