Staff Midwife, Clonmel

Last update 2024-07-24
Expires 2024-08-24
ID #2193322136
Staff Midwife, Clonmel
Ireland, Tipperary, Clonmel,
Modified June 15, 2024


Tipperary University Hospital ( Tipp UH)</strong></p>

Tipperary University Hospital ( Tipp UH), Clonmel, Co.

Tipperary, is a Level 111 Acute Hospital.

The hospital is part of the Ireland East Hospital Group and is governed by the Executive Management Team, which is representative of the hospitals clinical and corporate functions to support the delivery of safe, efficient, effective, high-quality patient care.

An important component of safe, efficient, effective, high-quality patient care is the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections.</p>

The hospital has 256 inpatient beds and 22-day beds.

Tipp UH provides acute hospital services to the geographically wide catchment area of South Tipperary, West Waterford, North Cork, and varying areas of North Tipperary.

The hospital also provides a busy outpatient facility for all disciplines including an Oncology outpatient treatment facility.

The catchment population for the hospital is up to 160,000.</p>

Tipperary University Hospital is part of the Ireland East Hospital Group ( IEHG) will become part of the health region HSE Dublin and South East which covers Tipperary South, Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, Wicklow, and part of South Dublin.

The Ireland East Hospital Group ( IEHG) is the largest of Ireland’s hospital groups, comprising 11 hospitals (six statutory and five voluntary).</p>

The Hospital Group is organised into acute hospital services including:</p>

St Vincent’s University Hospital</p>

University Hospital Waterford</p>

St Luke’s, General Hospital, Carlow/ Kilkenny</p>

Tipperary University Hospital</p>

Wexford General Hospital</p>

St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown</p>

St Michael’s Hospital Dun Laoghaire</p>

Kilcreene Regional Orthopaedic Hospital</p>

The National Maternity Hospital</p>

National Rehabilitation Hospital</p>

Royal Victoria Eye &; Ear Hospital</p>

Tipperary University Hospital Maternity Services</strong></p>

Tipp UH Maternity had on average 1000 deliveries per year over the past five years.

It provides a valuable service to the women and families of Tipperary and surrounding counties.

The hospital continues to evolve in line with The National Maternity Strategy.

The Maternity Unit is part of Ireland East Women and Infants Directorate ( ISWID).

The Maternity Unit staff are a dynamic team and strive to achieve the best outcomes possible for all the women and families that use their services.

It has been successful in implementing several of the objectives set out in the strategy e.g.

Ultrasonography, Bereavement, Lactation Services and Perinatal Mental Health Services.

Development is currently underway to develop Community Midwifery based services.</p>

Maternity Services in Tipp UH provide a range of antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care, including a SCBU ( Special Care Baby Unit). ; ; ;</p>

The service offers:</p>

A 20 bedded unit providing antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care</p>

A Special Care Baby Unit with 5 cots providing care to babies over 32 week’s gestation, including repatriation of babies from other units.</p>

2 delivery/ labour ward rooms with a 24 hour epidural service, option for an emergency Category 1 LSCS on the Labour ward , with theatre suites in Main Theatre to support both elective and emergency Caesarean Sections and any other surgical procedure which may be required e.g.

repair of tears / MROP.</p>

Hospital outpatient antenatal clinics held on site Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

Outreach antenatal clinics are located in Primary Care Centres in Tipperary Town, Thurles, Carrick on Suir and Cahir.</p>

Face to face or virtual bookings (via phone) available three mornings per week, including phlebotomy.</p>

Fetal Assessment Unit available three afternoons per week.</p>

The Midwifery led service caring for women in the Supported Care Pathway has been established and developing.</p>

Plans to develop Community Midwifery including Early Transfer Home is in progress</p>

Antenatal Education Classes in conjunction with a Multidisciplinary Team currently in place.</p>

Scanning Department provides booking, anatomy, growth, placental location and reassurance scans.</p>

In line with the Maternity Strategy, specialist post are in place and established e.g.

Ultrasound, Bereavement, Diabetes and Perinatal Mental Health.</p>

Emergency Gynae Room in operation 24/7 staffed by midwife and NCHD.</p>

Recent developments include the total refurbishment of the Maternity unit, with implementation of an induction of labour room and cables CTG monitoring to support women in labour.</p>

Proposed developments include an upgrade to Viewpoint 6 and implementation of Video Enabled Care in caring for women with gestational diabetes.

New development plans in place for a new build Maternity Unit.</p>

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Staff midwife

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