Specialty Maternity [Labour & Delivery]

Role and Facility Information

The Division of Midwifery at Vancouver Coastal Health- Squamish invites interested applicants to apply for full time medical staff privileges. The existing practice is looking for a full-time midwife to fill a vacancy in a team of four midwives. The successful applicant will share in ¼ of the team’s workload which includes first and second call. Travel to Whistler and Pemberton for out of town clinics and/or post-natal visits is required throughout the year. Squamish General Hospital is a Level 1 facility. There are no obstetricians or pediatricians at SGH. The successful candidate will also be required to apply for privileges at Lions Gate Hospital (LGH), where VBAC and higher risk clients labour and birth.

Ideal Candidates will have:

•Experience providing care in a rural setting.

•Proven clinical excellence and experience in the provision of midwifery and maternity care;

• Excellent communication skills;

• Commitment to the hospital(s) and the community;

• An interest in teaching;

• Demonstrated commitment to positive collegial relationships, furthering the profession of midwifery and engaging in interprofessional collaboration.

• Familiarity with Cerner.

Skills Required:

• Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

• Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS)

• Midwives Emergency Skills Program (MESP)

• CMBC and MABC (in good standing)

Midwives are paid through MSP billings - Fee for Service

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Squamish

Located along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway in southwestern British Columbia, Squamish is the gateway between the Vancouver region and Whistler, and the official site for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The downtown core of Squamish is made up of restaurants, small shops, and businesses, with the larger chains and amenities situated close to the highway. The surrounding area is a natural paradise for the outdoor lover, with opportunities for windsurfing, white water rafting, paragliding, mountain biking and more.

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