Clinical Midwife Manager - E2 at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent - 64 hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE)
Are you keen to make a difference?
Do you have a passion for working with women, babies and their families?
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We currently have a leadership position in our Maternity Wards. An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Women’s Health leadership team at one of the largest tertiary hospitals in the southern hemisphere. Waikato Hospital serves women requiring complex care from Hamilton city, the Waikato region, and from hospitals located in the Te Manawa Taki region.
As a Clinical Midwife Manager (formerly Associate Charge Midwife Manager) you will work with the Midwife Manger (formerly Charge Midwife Manager) to:
Provide clinical and professional leadership: providing clinical support, expertise, knowledge and leadership within the ward/unit/service to achieve quality patient care.
Lead, support and co-ordinates the care team ensuring effective day to day coordination across the shifts (including the activities of medical, midwifery, nursing, allied, and non-clinical support staff), providing effective communication, teamwork and resource allocation.
Promote and role model excellence in clinical practice and ensure provision of high-quality midwifery care.
Risk manage clinical issues effectively.
Escalate issues as required and ensure workflow processes maximise clinical safety.
Provide administrative, and operational management support to the Midwife Manager and will have delegated portfolios and areas of responsibility.
Promote quality improvement initiatives, encourage patient safety reporting/response and participate in clinical review. Assist in the establishment and promotion of clinical midwifery professional standards in the maternity wards.
Promote Turanga Kaupapa in all aspects of midwifery including enabling a culturally safe maternity environment.
Provide direct care as required.
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora, Waikato website.)
Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
An opportunity to work within a supportive multidisciplinary team.
A supportive and comprehensive orientation.
Access to supervision.
A strong supportive and collegial work environment.
A range of training and educational opportunities.
Mōu | About you
Some of the skills we require are:
A collaborative team approach with excellent group facilitation and negotiation skills
Confidence to build successful working relationships with those around you.
The ability to work independently or within a multidisciplinary team environment.
A minimum of four years post graduate midwifery experience.
The ability to prioritise workload.
Demonstrated significant clinical experience in the secondary/tertiary maternity setting.
Achieved or working towards the leadership domain on QLP.
Hold a relevant post-graduate qualification or be willing to work towards one.
Are innovative and confident with technology and computer applications.
Positive role model.
Please note, you will need to be available for shift work for this position.
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Women’s Health team at Waikato Hospital serves a diverse population of urban and rural women from Hamilton city and the Waikato region with over five thousand births per annum. The families of our region have a range of superb primary birthing units to choose from and when complexity arises, they are also able to access care from the team at Waikato Hospital.
Working on the maternity wards, you will provide oversight between the antenatal, induction and postnatal ward, however you may be expected to work in other areas of the Women's Health Service such as Delivery suite, Women’s Assessment Unit and Women's Health Clinics.
While this is a challenging environment, it is equally very rewarding and you will be part of a dedicated and supportive team.
Ko ngaa hua o te noho ki roto o Waikato, te mahi hoki ki Te Whatu Ora, Waikato | The Benefits of living in Waikato and working for Te Whatu Ora, Waikato
Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora, Waikato operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.
As part of our Health NZ, Waikato family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside our Health NZ, Waikato benefits and staff discount schemes.
We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.
He whare Manawanui, He whare Koronga | A committed workspace, a workspace with purpose
We are committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
Greater diversity within our Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter. We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment Team – Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 26 February 2024
Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato
|Permanent Full time
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