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Registered Midwife

  • Sage-femme
  • Carbonear, NL
  • Date limite de candidature: 2024-06-30

Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services

Location: Carbonear General Hospital

Registered Midwife (Repost)
Rural Health
Permanent, Full Time

75 bi-weekly (8 hour shift work; days, nights, evenings, weekends, on-call, rotating)
CG-44, ($43.36 – $51.16 per hour) May be eligible for up to $50,000 in Come Home Incentives.
Competition Number
Posted Date
11 March 2024
Closing Date
Open Until Filled

About Us
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities – Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.

NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people.

Job Summary
Eastern Rural Zone is launching its first Midwifery Program in Carbonear and is currently seeking three Registered Midwives who would like to join our team. We are seeking individuals who are committed to building a practice which can deliver comprehensive primary maternity care in collaboration with our health care team. This is an exciting opportunity for both new and experienced midwives. Eastern Rural Zone Midwives are employees of Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services and will report to the Director of Maternal Child and Population Health.

A team of four midwives will share clients and call coverage. The Registered Midwife is an autonomous primary maternity care professional providing comprehensive care to individuals and their newborns during the childbearing period. The Registered Midwife provides complete care during pregnancy, conducts births in the hospital and continues with postpartum care to individuals and their newborns for at least six weeks after birth.

The Registered Midwife has the ability to admit and discharge in hospital and works collaboratively with obstetricians, nurses, family physicians, pediatricians, anesthetists, lactation consultants and other healthcare providers. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (health, education, health promotion marketing, midwifery, community development, etc.) is required.
A Master’s degree is considered an asset.
Successful completion of a recognized midwifery education program in accordance with the requirements of the College of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador (CMNL) and Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP) is required.
Current registration or eligible for registration with CMNL & NLCHP.
Prior midwifery experience is preferred.
A valid Newfoundland & Labrador class IV Driver’s License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.

Open to external applicants.


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Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately

To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing as soon as possible.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

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