Midwife Manager (Secondary)
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MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Make a difference – Make the move to Te Whatu Ora, Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua, MidCentral
Share your passion for Midwifery Care excellence with a fabulous team.
We are looking to recruit an exceptional and motivated Midwife to join our team as Midwife Manager to manage our secondary care service. The role has a key focus on improving delivery of wāhine and whānau centred care, role modelling, quality practice and supporting the development of new processes and systems relevant to the work area.
We are a team that leads New Zealand in innovative practice, reducing caesarean section rates and improving outcomes for māmā and pēpī. Te Whatu Ora, Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua, MidCentral pioneered the introduction of misoprostol inductions in New Zealand, along with the use of Robson-10 classifications for the continuous audit of outcomes. We work collegially across our service in a “midwifery led, obstetrician supported” approach within our multi-disciplinary team.
The Midwife Manager ensures the effective allocation of resources to provide delivery of midwifery, nursing and support services that facilitate efficient/unit/service function and management. The successful candidate will have substantial midwifery theoretical knowledge, effective leadership skills, the ability to manage conflicts, drive change and will be responsible for monitoring and management of staff performance. The Midwife Manager actively supports opportunities for education and training of all staff reports, including integration of cultural responsiveness training, and ensures practice is evidence-based.
If you have a dynamic and creative approach, initiative and a positive attitude, and are working towards or have a Master's Qualification with a proven record of excellent clinical and communication skills, we are keen to hear from you.
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Palmerston North|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Midwifery - Hospital Setting|
|Attachments:|| Midwife-Manager-Secondary.pdf (PDF, 587KB)