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Registered mid-wife - Kuujjuaq (4000-148)

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2022 May 23

Midwife
STATUS : Temporary time (36.25 hours/week)
                  2 to 4 weeks assignations (3 to 5 assignations per year)

Immediate supervisor : Director of the community services
Start date :  As soon as possible

The Ungava Tulattavik Health Center (UTHC) provides midwifery services and professional support to nurses in the seven communities of Ungava Bay. The majority of our clientele is Inuit and the majority of women will give birth in Kuujjuaq with the midwifery team.

The team consists of the equivalent of 4 MW full-time with a rich experience of maternity care in remote areas. We work in interdisciplinary with a team of nurses, doctors, student midwifes and social workers to provide care to women who are low-risk and intermediate-risk pregnancies. We are part of the emergency evacuation team for premature deliveries or other obstetric or neonatal emergencies.

Summary of functions :
Under the direction of Professional Services, the applicant will be responsible for monitoring pregnancies, deliveries and postpartum care for the mother and child in conjunction with midwives and local students. She will be responsible for supervising the Inuit midwifery student and providing them with instruction according to the Ungava Tulattavik Health Center's Inuit Student Training Guide.

Qualifications

To be a member of the Order of Midwives of Quebec (O.S.F.Q.);
Up-to-date Obstetric Emergency Certification (ESW, ALSO, ALARM or MORE);
Certification in Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation, including intubation;
Excellent communication in English and French spoken and written, Inuktitut would be an asset;
Sense of responsibility, autonomy, maturity and diligence;
Openness, intercultural teaching skills and listening skills are essential;
Capacity to adapt to a different work environment and work experience in the Nordic region;
Facility and efficiency to work in interdisciplinary/multicultural team;
Be available to travel to the Ungava Bay communities;
Be available to be on call.

 

Conditions and benefits

SALARY : Min:  $1146.23  Max:  $1945.18/week
ISOLATION PREMIUM : $203.66/week
HIGH COST OF LIVING PREM. : $61.16/week
RETENTION PREMIUM : $383.29/week

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 application in French and English by email : emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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