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Position Title: Registered Midwife – Queenstown
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Casual
Date Posted: 10/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 28/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 059051
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Registered Midwife – Queenstown
Lakes District Hospital

  • Casual position - as and when required basis

Queenstown is situated 181 km north of Invercargill City (approximately 2 hours, 10 minute drive) and is part of the Queenstown Lakes District in Central Otago. Lakes District Hospital consists of 25 beds, with a mix of Maternity, Acute Medical, Emergency and Outpatient Departments.

If you think you’d like to work in a team with integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour, this will be of interest!

Here at Lakes District Hospital we value the care we offer mothers and babies at our primary Birthing Unit. Approximately 70 women birth at Lakes District Hospital per year. There are strong linkages with Southland Hospital for secondary level services and Dunedin Hospital who provide tertiary services. 

We currently have a vacancy for a Casual Midwife to work on an "as and when required" basis for Maternity Unit facility cover. Working on an as and when required basis, 12 hour shifts to provide 24/7 care to provide birthing and post birthing support for local women.

You should be able to demonstrate your ability to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team while having the ability to work autonomously.

If you are a Registered Midwife with a current practicing certificate we’d like to hear from you. 

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 July 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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