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Registered Midwife, Women's Health Service (VID: 5641)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service:
Position Type: Midwifery
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 29/01/2023
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
 
As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date.
 
We are looking to fill positions as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidates are found before the expiry date. Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!
 
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
 
If you are looking for an exciting and diverse career in health, and want to experience the unique lifestyle the Manawatu region of New Zealand offers, consider MidCentral. 

We welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced midwives to work in a variety of settings including delivery suite, maternity ward (ante and postnatal), outpatients day unit and community. We are a progressive unit and have been working on developing specialist roles such as Diabetes Midwife and Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) training for midwives. Recent practice change initiatives include introducing a new Induction of Labour Protocol.  Our midwives work in partnership with women and their families/whanau, collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver effective care. 

Hours of work will be up to full time working rostered, rotating shifts.

About Us
Join MidCentral and become part of our journey as we continue with our transformational change to establish the organisation as a high performing health system. The transformation involves introducing a system that delivers integrated care by engaging across primary, specialist and community based service providers to provide better health outcomes for the communities we serve.
 
We service a population of around 180,000 people across our district with key sites at Palmerston North Hospital and Horowhenua Health Centre. Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital. The Women’s Health Unit has an eight bedded delivery suite and a 22 bedded ante/postnatal ward.  There are approximately 2000 births per year in our region.
 
At MidCentral you will work alongside a diverse team of professionals who are passionate about delivering quality health and disability services. MidCentral staff enjoy wellness and benefits schemes, investment in professional development, and career progression opportunities. A competitive remuneration package is being offered as well as the opportunity to contribute to making a positive impact in the health outcomes of people in the MidCentral district as we pursue our vision of ‘Quality Living, Healthy Lives, Well Communities’.
 
About Our Region
Palmerston North is a family friendly city where you can enjoy the New Zealand countryside lifestyle without missing out on the advantages of a big city. With a diverse artistic community, Palmerston North is home to a multitude of cultural events, cafes, restaurants and sports activities. Its central place in the lower half of the North Island makes it easy to access the beautiful ski fields 2 hour’s drive north, Wellington 2 hours south, vineyards 2 hours east, wonderful hiking and biking areas 10 min east and the west coast beaches only a 30 minutes’ drive west.
 
Informal enquiries would be welcomed by:
 
Celina Eves, Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, MidCentral Health, New Zealand
 
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!!
 
MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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