Part Time Midwife - Maxxine Wright Community Health Center
Dec 8, 2018
In this unique role, you will be working in an established multidisciplinary Health Centre in Surrey which provides comprehensive health services to pregnant and early parenting women impacted by violence, trauma and/ or substance use, and their infants/children. The Centre operates with a woman centered, Trauma Informed and a Harm Reduction philosophy.
We welcome you to be a part of our shared care team
You will provide midwifery care within a team of dedicated and committed experts. The multi- disciplinary team includes Nurse Practitioners, Physician, Clinical Supervisor, RN, MOAs, Social Worker, Counsellors, Dental Hygienist, Dietitian and availability of access to Specialists on site.
Care is shared among the medical team, with the client seeing the most appropriate provider. Prenatal care is a team approach. As the Midwife on the team you are responsible for prenatal care for low risk pregnancies. Additionally, shared care with the Nurse Practitioners for prenatal clients who are stable on Opiate Agonist Therapy. High risk pregnancies and clients with complex needs will be seen by the General Practitioner and/or the Obstetrician. Onsite referral to an Obstetrician and Maternal-Fetal Specialist is available.
The health services we provide include:
- Prenatal care
- Opioid Agonist Therapy
- Primary health care (women and children)
- Integrated mental health and substance use
- Health promotion & prevention interventions
- Medication monitoring and management
- Medical and psychiatric symptom management
- Referrals to specialists and community resources
The Health Centre operates five days per week and is co-located with a shelter, daycare and second stage housing for women and children at Maxxine Wright Place. Your schedule will consist of 1-2 half days per week. The days are negotiable depending on office space.
Why Fraser Health?
Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and more than 6,000 volunteers, we serve more than 1.8 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.
Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable places to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.
We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.
Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.
Full Time/Part Time/Locum
Your qualifications will include eligibility for licensure with the College of Midwives of BC and hospital privileges at Surrey Memorial Hospital. You have a passion for working with pregnant and early parenting women with a variety of mental health and substance use challenges.
Compensation by direct MSP billing. Additionally, a top up will cover orientation time and to attend meetings.
There are no overhead expenses. Fraser Health provides office supplies, clinic supplies and MOA support.
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*please note that the position start date is TBD