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Position Title: Registered Midwife – Assessment Unit
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE / 32 hours per week
Date Posted: 05/02/2020
Application Closing Date: 18/02/2020 11PM
Job #: 060555
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Registered Midwife – Assessment Unit
Queen Mary Maternity, Dunedin Public Hospital

  • Permanent 0.8 FTE position - job shares will be considered
  • Work Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm


About us
Queen Mary Maternity Day Assessment Unit requires a dedicated midwife to ensure women are assessed and reviewed for either midwifery or medical care in a timely manner. This includes primary outreach women who arrive for assessment unannounced. You will be joining a team of midwives who provide hospital and community based services to pregnant and post-partum women from the greater Dunedin area. Referrals come from inpatient areas, private providers and primary care. We have a women-centered approach to our care and you will be making a real difference to the patient experience.

About the opportunity
This is a newly created role based within our Assessment Unit providing care to women who need specialist care but do not need to remain as an inpatient on the ward. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your valuable midwifery skills in a Monday to Friday role.

About you
We are looking for a team focused Registered Midwife with excellent communication and a friendly manner. 

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Be a Registered Midwife
  • Hold a current annual practicing certificate for New Zealand
  • Have excellent communication and the ability to easily build rapport with people from all walks of life
  • Be passionate about midwifery and have a real desire to provide the best care possible

Why Us?
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Tuesday, 18th February 2020

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Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.


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