Website Chinook Midwives
This is an exciting opportunity for a Midwife who is committed to building a practice that will deliver comprehensive maternity care. Chinookmidwives is a new practice that will be starting full services by April 1, 2022, in a vibrant community with growing interest and increase demand for midwifery care in Lethbridge and its surrounding areas.
RMs are not employees of AHS, but contracted providers who are granted an AHS Appointment and Clinical Privileges in the geographic area where they practice.
Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
Reside in the community of Lethbridge or surrounding areas
Provide midwifery services within the community of Lethbridge
Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned
Work collaboratively as part of the maternal care team in the community of Lethbridge
This role requires the applicant to be eligible for registration with the College of Midwives of Alberta (CMA). Prior to beginning practice in the community, a successful candidate will require a valid Practice Permit from the CMA and hold appropriate liability insurance.
ABOUT LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
Lethbridge is a city located southeast of Calgary along the Oldman River. The population is 101,482 (according to the 2019 municipal census). It is a small city full of charm and friendly people! Agriculture is the main industry in Southern Alberta and plays an important role in the city as well. There are two post-secondary institutions in the city, Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge. The city has a lot to explore, including history, a lively arts scene, and many ways to get outside and enjoy nature. Lethbridge is also just a short drive from Waterton National Park, a beautiful area of the foothills filled with wildlife, stunning sights, and some of the best hiking in North America.
Registered Midwives practicing in Lethbridge are part of the maternal care team and have Clinical Privileges at Chinook Regional Hospital, working collaboratively as part of the team which includes Community Family Practice, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The Chinook Regional Hospital is the main hospital for the City of Lethbridge and many surrounding areas. The facility offers maternal services, surgical services, and a NICU 24/7.
LOCAL MIDWIFERY SERVICES
Chinook Midwives is an established practice, serving a large catchment in the southwest corner of Alberta. The practice cares for clients within the city of Lethbridge and the surrounding areas, including families in Claresholm, Nobleford, Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek, Cardston, Coaldale, and the rural areas in between. The practice has a functional clinic set up in the city of Lethbridge.
The practice is excited to have additional Registered Midwives, to help cover this area.
Further information about the practice can be found here: https://chinookmidwives.com/
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