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Sage-femme 1000-316

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2020 May 28

The Tulattavik Health Center in Ungava serves the seven communities of Ungava Bay. In order to meet the urgent perinatal needs of the region's clients, the Ungava Tulattavik Health Center wishes to complete its team of Midwives

STATUT:  Permanent full-time (36h25/weekly)
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Director of community services
STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible

The team consists of a Midwife with extensive experience in maternity care in remote areas. We work in interdisciplinary with nurses, doctors and social workers to provide care to women who are low and intermediate-risk pregnancies. We are part of the emergency evacuation team for premature deliveries or other obstetric or neonatal emergencies.

This is a great opportunity for a Midwife to live the experience and professional challenges of working in a remote northern area. The training of students is a priority for the organization. The involvement of Midwives in training them is essential and an integral part of their work. We offer transportation, accommodation, high cost of living premium, and isolation and retention allowances. The team in place will offer you very good support, especially if it is your first experience in the North.  



Ensures follow-up on pregnancies, deliveries and immediate postpartum care for the mother and child

Provide intrapartum, prenatal, and postpartum care

Work with the nursing team to provide front-line care to women

Consult the Doctors according to the protocols put in place

Prescribing medications according to protocols and administering medications prescribed by physicians

Administer vaccination according to the protocols

Work in partnership with village nursing and midwifery teams

 Engage and contribute to the training of local student midwives


Must be registered at “l‘Ordre des sages-femmes du Québec” before the beginning of the employment

Experience working with selected type of client

Updated certification in advanced neonatal resuscitation; certification in obstetric emergency

Perfect command of English, knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset

The ability for teamwork

Availability and flexibility

Excellent communication and teaching skills

Valid driver's license

Conditions and benefits

SALARY: Min.: $1,134.26 to Max: $1,925.24 / week
ISOLATION PREMIUM: $191.93/week or more as per the family status
HIGH COST OF LIVING: $59.14/ week or more, according to family status

Any employee recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality in which she/he is called upon to perform her/his duties, will be granted annual trips and lodging unit as per her/his status, (transit or shared lodging if necessary.)

Additional details

Send your resume in both French and English, to by Email: emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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