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Registered Midwife

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Gander, NL | Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Posted 26 days ago

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Registered Midwife, Permanent Full-Time
Families, Children & Population Health, James Paton Regional Memorial Health Centre, Bell Place, Gander

Central Health Zone has introduced its first Midwifery Program in Gander and is currently seeking a Registered Midwife who would like to join our team. We are seeking an individual who is committed to continue building a practice which can deliver comprehensive primary maternity care in collaboration with our health care team. This is an exciting opportunity for both new and experienced midwives. Central Health Zone Midwives are employees of the provincial health authority and report to the Director of Maternal Child and Population Health.

Definition of Work:
Our team of four midwives shares clients and call coverage. The Registered Midwife is an autonomous primary maternity care professional providing comprehensive care to individuals and their newborns during the childbearing period. The Registered Midwife 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.

The Registered Midwife holds admitting and discharge privileges in hospitals and works collaboratively with obstetricians, nurses, family physicians, pediatricians, anesthetists, lactation consultants and other healthcare providers. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required 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.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct including a vulnerable sector check from the RCMP or local police authority.
* A valid Newfoundland & Labrador class IV Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.

Preferred qualifications:
* Prior midwifery experience in Canada.

Please direct any questions on this opportunity to:
Maud Addai, Registered Midwife (Team Lead)
[email protected]
Jennifer Kean BN RN (Manager Obstetrics)
[email protected]

A $10,000 bursary may be available for this position. Also may be eligible for up to $50,000 in Come Home Incentives. Please contact the People and Culture department at 292-2460 for further information.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (flexible work hours and stand-by required)
Salary: CG-44 ($43.36-$51.16) 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.
Competition No: P-2023000391
Closing Date: Open until filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Competition Number: 2023000391
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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 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 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!

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