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Casual Registered Midwife - Ashburton Christchurch

Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board Christchurch New Zealand

2 weeks ago

• Casual position available in Ashburton
• Registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand with a current APC
• Can work a variety of rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Mō te tūnga - About the role

If you are an experienced Registered Midwife holding a current practising certificate and are looking for a role where you can work both autonomously and as part of wonderful rural team then we would love to hear from you.

We are an efficient, friendly service with a 6 bed 2 birth roomed Primary Birthing unit, where we strive to provide quality women centred maternity care for the women and families of our community.

As a midwife within our service you will be responsible for the overall planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating midwifery care in collaboration with women, their families and the wider MDT.

Ko wai koe About You

You will have a passion for normal physiological birth, women-centred care and a commitment to support breastfeeding as you collaborate... with LMC midwives and our maternity services teams to ensure mothers and babies receive optimum care / outcomes during their stay, and be prepared and confidant to be working as sole charge at times.

We pride ourselves in offering women and their families a relaxed and homelike environment therefore you will enjoy being part of a team of midwives who work together with women of all ages and backgrounds to provide optimum evidence-based advice, midwifery care during pregnancy, labour and the post-partum period

Mō mātou About us

Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place.

We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people become part of our team.

Ngā hua Benefits

Being part of Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

Tono ināianei Apply Now

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order.

As a person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.

The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment
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