Feb 1, 2018 to Sep 1, 2018
Victoria , BC
Access Midwifery June 8, 2017 Locum Position Available in Victoria, BC
Access Midwifery is hiring a midwife locum to cover a 7-month educational leave with the possibility of an extension to one year. Start Date: February 1, 2018 Remuneration: As per the Midwives Association of BC locum fee guideline About our practice: Access Midwifery is a busy 6 midwife practice with excellent administrative support. The locum would work full time (4-5 due dates per month) with holiday and regular time off-call. The locum will be working in a shared care model. We are committed to supporting one another with home birth back up, break relief for long labours, and regular chart and peer reviews.
Access Midwifery works with diverse clients including women with socially complex lives who have multiple barriers to accessing health care, including substance use, street-involvement, insecure housing, mental health concerns and trauma.
Privileges are at Victoria General Hospital, a tertiary care facility with 24-hour obstetrical services and a Level 3 NICU. We are a teaching practice and regularly have midwifery students.
Desired Qualifications: • Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for working with women with socially complex lives. • Preferably 1+ year clinical midwifery experience but will consider new graduates with other related experience. Mentorship provided for new grads. • Qualified to work in British Columbia • Excellent communication skills. Please see our website www.accessmidwifery.ca for practitioner bios and a more complete description of our practice. Send expressions of interest and CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2017.