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Locum Midwife Needed March 2023. Come see the Mountains!

Website West Country Midwives

Serving West Central Alberta

Come join us in Rocky Mountain House!

West Country Midwives is seeking a  Locum Midwife to join our team. West Country Midwives is seeking a locum midwife to join our Rocky Mountain House team from March 2023- May 2024. There may be an opportunity to join our team in Drayton Valley in a permanent position if you feel that we are a good fit. 

We have a practice of four midwives in Rocky Mountain House with a combination of primary and team models. We are looking for a partner for a team of 2. We are well integrated in the community and do over 50% of the births. We have an over 50% out of hospital birth rate and have a fabulous birth suite in our clinic. We use Accuro for electronic charting which minimizes paperwork and allows for you to have access for charting and reviewing labs at home or on the go. Our clinic is a cute heritage house that feels so warm and welcoming and we have a great staff area for relaxing in and meeting as a team. 

The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, be flexible and understand the needs of rural midwifery. We would prefer a midwife with experience but are open to a New Registrant if it is a good fit. Strong emergency skills are essential as we are often working remotely or in a Level 1C facility without access to specialists. We have privileges at Rocky Mountain House Healthcare Center which is a level 1C Hospital that most often has C-section capabilities (staffing dependent). We also have privileges at Red Deer Hospital which is a Level 2 facility with Obstetrics and Pediatrics. If you have an interest in teaching prenatal sessions there is an opportunity to use alternative funding for prenatal classes, breastfeeding support and education as well as drive time to rural visits and births. 

Rocky Mountain House is a small town of about 7000 people that is less than 2 hr from Edmonton and Calgary. Rocky is close to the mountains and there are many opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, fishing and so much more! If you have dreamed of a rural life of farming, horseback riding, mountain climbing, hiking, or camping then you will find endless opportunities here. We also have many opportunities to pursue art, music, or drama as there is a vibrant art community to get involved in. We have annual musical theater and stage productions for you to explore your dramatic side. 

At this time we are only considering Canadian applicants.

Feel free to check out our website for more information!

Please email resumes to or call Nicole at 403-846-1500

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