Full Time Midwife Vacancy
Nov 1, 2020
Bloom Pregnancy & Wellness Clinic is seeking a full time Registered Midwife to serve as a practice partner in a two-midwife rural practice in Dawson Creek, northeast BC with a birth rate of 350 per year. The option also exists to work as a solo supported midwife in this community and the vacancy is open to newly graduated midwives, general registered midwives or midwives who have completed the appropriate programs for internationally trained midwives.
Vacancy details: Flexible start date, any time from November 1st, 2020 for 1 year with the potential to stay on. Remuneration as per MSP fees, (not as per MABC locum fee schedule or 70/30 split) with deductible low overhead compared to urban practices, which allows you to take more money home at the end of the day. Privileges will be at the DCDH which is a level 1 hospital with a supportive inter-professional team including an obstetrician, physicians, nurses and nurse-practitioner. Strong inter-professional relationships with the potential to pursue specialized certification such as caesarean section assist and induction/augmentation of labour. Supported model allows for every other weekend off call and regular holidays possible with support from midwife and physician colleagues. 15 Rural Midwife Locum Program days per midwife per year that are subsidized at the rural rate made possible through the Midwives Association of BC. Potential for 20% annual loan forgiveness on BC Student Loan and Northern Resident Tax deduction for each day living/working in the north (worth over $2000).
Rural midwifery provides the opportunity to develop clinical and critical thinking skills while being supported by fellow maternity providers. Dawson Creek has friendly and grateful people, making your work-life so much more enjoyable. Other benefits: the hospital regularly runs NRP, CPR, MoreOB and FHS workshops to assists providers in maintaining their annual requirements – so far these have been free to midwives.
Come and enjoy this northern hospitality, easygoing lifestyle, hardy pioneer spirit and low cost of living in Dawson Creek.
Please send applications (CV and letter of interest), as well as any questions to Sonje Juul RM email@example.com
For more information on Dawson Creek: https://www.tourismdawsoncreek.com/uploads/inyourowntown/TDC-2019-Visitor-Guide-64-pg-LR.pdf
Phone: (250) 719-4911