Website Community Midwives Kelowna
Community Midwives Kelowna is looking for a Registered Midwife to join our practice at a busy downtown clinic. We provide care to families from Lake Country to Peachland, and some of the extending areas that are planning to birth in Kelowna.
Community Midwives Kelowna has worked as a team of two over the past 7 years, and enjoys good relationships with the multi-disciplinary team at Kelowna General Hospital. KGH is a Level 2B hospital with excellent support from specialists including obstetricians, paediatricians, and a neonatologist. We are encouraged to work to full scope, including inductions of labour and CS first assist. We have a range of clients who enjoy the midwifery-client partnership that arises from the continuity of care model from a small and stable team. Our home birth rate is approximately 20% yearly.
We are looking for a midwife who is registered through BCCNM, and are open to supporting a new registrant. Preference will be given for a midwife who has worked in the BC Model of Care, and has experience with building collaborate relationships with multidisciplinary roles in the hospital setting. Also to applicants who have, or are willing to pursue extended scope privileges, including inductions of labour and CS first assist.
There is flexibility for including a midwife into a team of three or a supported solo for the right candidate, and flexibility for start date. Our wait lists are extensive every month, and there is the possibility to work full or part-time hours. Kelowna is in need of more maternity care providers as more young families move to the area. We are looking for the right candidate to complement our practice and existing team. We are very open to creative ideas around work/life balance and scheduling.
We honour the Syilx/Okanagan Nation and acknowledge that we are living and working on their traditional and unceded lands. Kelowna is located in the beautiful Central Okanagan on the shores of Lake Okanagan. There are many hiking trails, ski hills, and camping spots surrounding the city. Our area also boasts of award-winning wineries and restaurants, as well as a thriving Farmer’s Market community.
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Please direct your questions, CV and letter of interest to:
Thank you for your consideration,
Laura & Meghan
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