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Specialty Midwife

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is recruiting a registered midwife to join a team of six other Registered Midwives who are well-integrated members of the multi-disciplinary maternity care team in the community of Duncan, BC on Vancouver Island.

This position is well suited for midwives who desire a moderate caseload. A focus on being collaborative and a team player is important for this position. Experience participating in MoreOB and inter-disciplinary initiatives is an asset.

The successful candidate will be invited to apply for privileges at the Cowichan Valley Hospital. There is an expectation that the successful midwife will register for and complete the San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety training.

Education and Experience

Registered Midwife

Eligible for full licensure with the BCCNM

Additional Certifications & Training: as per BCCNM requirements in General Registrant Category

Current experience in rural/remote obstetrics skills is an asset.

Community Information

Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the City of Duncan enjoys Canada’s most temperate climate. Characterized by diverse landscapes from lush countryside to scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities, the Cowichan Valley, encompasses freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, and farmland. The area offers a wide variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts including great hiking and biking trails, golfing, sailing, canoeing and ocean kayaking. In addition to many local artisans and attractions, the South Cowichan Valley boasts five top vineyards and wineries.

Terms

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Duncan

Known as the “City of the Totems,” the community of Duncan takes pride in its rich First Nations heritage. Over 75 totem poles embellish the townscape, along with fascinating cultural artifacts. Duncan is located in the Cowichan region in the south central part of Vancouver Island and is a supply and service hub for the area. It is home to some of British Columbia’s newest vineyards that grow amidst rolling hillsides and country lanes.

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