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Registered Midwife

NL Health Services - 1,055 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
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Full-time
Experienced
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Flexible Work
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Posted 21 days ago

Job Description

Registered Midwife
3 Positions
Permanent Full Time
Location: Happy Valley Goose Bay

Labrador Grenfell Zone is launching its first Midwifery Program in Happy Valley Goose Bay and is currently seeking Midwives who would like to join our team. We are seeking individuals who are committed to building a practice which can deliver comprehensive primary maternity care in collaboration with our health care team. The midwives will also provide support to Regional and Community Health Nurses and provide outreach to Indigenous communities in the region. This is an exciting opportunity for both new and experienced midwives. The Midwives are employees of Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services and will report to the Regional Director Acute Care Services.

Qualifications:
" Graduation from a Canadian university Midwifery education program or equivalent in accordance with the requirements of the College of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador (CMNL) and Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP);
" Current registration or eligible for registration with CMNL & NLCHP;
" Prior Midwifery experience in Canada;
" Consistent demonstration of Labrador-Grenfell's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality;
" Collaboration and experience working with Indigenous communities, respect for Indigenous cultural practices and ways of knowing, and commitment to culturally safe care;
" A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position;
" A valid Newfoundland & Labrador class IV Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check;

Duties: (Included but not limited to)
" Provides comprehensive care to individuals and their newborns during the childbearing period;
" Provides complete care during pregnancy, conducts births in the hospital or community setting and continues with postpartum care to individuals and their newborns for at least six weeks after birth;
" Works collaboratively with Obstetricians, Nurses, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Anesthetists, Lactation Consultants and other healthcare providers;
" Responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care;
" Demonstrates a commitment to safety and partners with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks, and implementing improvements;
" Other related duties as required.

Salary:

" CG-44 of the Nape HP Salary Scales, $43.36 to $51.16 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance;
" This is a unionized position with an attractive benefits plan including pension and paid leave. Professional Liability Insurance is paid by the employer and relocation assistance may be available.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours bi-weekly; Variable Shifts (flexible work hours and stand-by required);

Incentives available for this position (Signing Bonus of $8,000 one-year RIS, $16,000 two year RIS, Come Home Incentive of $50,000 with eligible ties to NL, $25,000 without ties to NL)

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Labrador-Grenfell Health is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000258N

Competition Number: 2023000258
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 510,550 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 22,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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