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Department / Program : IWK Midwifery, Women & Newborn Health Program
Type of Employment : Regular Hourly PT (50% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Req ID : 18366
Union Status : Non-Union, Management / Non Union Bargaining Unit
Compensation : $43.4708 - $48.984 / hour
Posting Date : April 9, 2018
Closing Date : Open Until Filled
Start Date : ASAP
The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region.
The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.
We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.
Midwives employed by the IWK Health Centre are respected members of the maternity care team with excellent communication and relationships with nurses, family physicians, obstetricians and health care providers within the IWK Health Centre and the community setting.
Midwifery care is woman and family centered in keeping with the philosophy of the profession of Midwifery, the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics set out by the MRCNS, and the IWK Model of Midwifery Practice.
The Midwife provides individualized primary maternity care with women and their families from conception, through pregnancy, labour, birth and the six week postpartum period.
This individualized care may be offered a variety of settings including the client's home, community clinics, and IWK. The Midwife facilitates continuity of access to care beyond the childbearing year, when necessary, through communication with other care providers or services.
The Midwife offers a continuum of midwifery care that is inclusive, culturally competent and celebrates the richness of the increasing diverse communities served.
Particular emphasis is placed on priority populations who historically have been underserved and marginalized.
The IWK Community Midwives are team of 6 registered midwives providing care to the vibrant community within Halifax Regional Municipality.
The team shares clients and call coverage and work collaboratively with the entire Women's and Newborn Program. We are located in an off-
site clinic in Dartmouth and have an office / call space at the Health Centre as well.
Hours of Work
7.5 hours; Monday-Friday and Weekends, On-Call
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Applications are accepted until 11 : 59 PM on the Closing Date.