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Registered Midwife - Outreach

Employer:
Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Otago - Dunedin
Region:
Otago
Job Type:
Casual
Posted Date:
24-Sep-2019
Closing Date:
20-Oct-2019
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Job Description

Casual Registered Outreach Midwife - Queen Mary Maternity

Dunedin Hospital

  • New casual role - on as and when needed basis
  • Supporting women in our community at an exciting time

About the role - what's in it for me?

Queen Mary Maternity has created a community outreach service to provide care for women who have been unsuccessful in finding an LMC. The service is provided Monday through to Sunday 8.00-16.30 pm. You will be joining a team of midwives who provide hospital and community based services to pregnant and post- partum women from the greater Dunedin area. Referrals come from inpatient areas, private providers and primary care. We have a women-centered approach to our care and you will be making a real difference to the patient experience. This outreach midwife role would suit a Midwife who knows how to work as part of a team and who enjoys getting involved in a variety of tasks to ensure we can provide the very best care is provided at all times.

About you

To be considered for 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.

If you think you'd like working in a team where integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour count, we'd love to hear from you!

About the Queen Mary Maternity team

We consider ourselves to be very fortunate here at the Queen Mary Maternity unit. Not only do we get to care for fabulous women and families from all across our diverse region, we also get to work alongside kind, compassionate, dedicated midwives and other health professionals to provide a safe and positive birthing experience.

Each year we birth around 1,800 babies and work closely with the midwifery and medical schools to give the kind of care our patients deserve.

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 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: Sunday, 20 October 2019.

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor - Corporate and Women's health Directorates. Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email: sam.cunningham@southerndhb.govt.nz

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

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