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The Midwife is an autonomous practitioner within a care team. Provides safe, flexible, maternity care to women in a variety of settings such as the client’s home, community clinics and hospitals. The midwife is the primary care provider to women during the childbearing year within an Interprofessional team and provides service delivery in accordance with the Midwifery Model of Practice and Standards of the College of Midwives of Manitoba.  Midwifery care is provided to the woman and her newborn until six weeks postpartum. The midwife ensures continuity of access to care beyond the childbearing year by referring to health and community services that meet this need for the client and her family.

The Midwife works collaboratively with other professionals and functions as a member of an Interprofessional health care team to provide effective, comprehensive midwifery service to childbearing women and their families.

The priority populations to be targeted for midwifery service within the Northern Health Region (NHR) include women and communities who currently do not receive adequate perinatal health care and are socio-economically high-risk clients.

The incumbent must fulfill the requirements of the Criminal Records/ Vulnerable Person, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check, and adhere to all Northern Health Region policies and procedures.



Graduate of an educational program approved by the College of Midwives of Manitoba (C.M.M.)
Eligible for registration with the College of Midwives of Manitoba (C.M.M.)
Current certification from a recognized Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), or obtain within three (3) months of commencing employment
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification with intubation
Must have a valid Manitoba Class V driver’s license and willingness to travel year round
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written communication; ability to speak Cree is an asset
Successful candidate subject to provide security checks in accordance with Security Checks for Employment Policy (HR-02-80).  Waived for internal candidates with current checks on file. 


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