Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Midwife

Job ID 2023-95075
City North Vancouver
Work Location
Lions Gate Hospital - NS
Work Area
Lions Gate Hospital
Labour Agreement
Medical Staff
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Job Category

Job Summary

Job Title:

Registered Midwife

Work Site:

Lions Gate Hospital


Permanent – Full Time

Start Date:

To be mutually agreed upon

Compensation Type:



Come work as a Registered Midwife with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!


Our maternity team includes 7 full-time Obstetricians/Gynaecologists, a large team of paediatricians, 4 full-time, full-scope midwives, a solo-practice RM offering prenatal & postpartum services, a large GP-led maternity clinic & a legion of dedicated & skilled nurses. Our Labour & Delivery unit has 7 labour rooms, a level-2 NICU, a nurse-run NST clinic and a dedicated OR with a 14-bed postpartum unit. The maternity team at LGH boasts a reputation for exceptional inter-professional collaboration, support & camaraderie.


The Midwifery Team


There are currently 2 Midwifery practices in the North Shore offering full-scope midwifery services: Canopy Midwives & Babease Midwifery. These practices work in community based clinics and maintain significant waitlists. They offer pregnancy, birth & postpartum services to families on the North Shore, Bowen Island, the Sea-toSky corridor & beyond. They enjoy exceptional inter-professional relationships & support from all of the maternity/ newborn teams & are valued members at LGH. The midwives are also very active in VCH committee work, the facilitation & teaching of skill-based workshops, while remaining dedicated to teaching the next generation of midwifery leaders.


Apply today to join our team!


As a Registered Midwife with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:

  • Join an existing midwifery practice & be able to work full-time to provide full-midwifery-scope antenatal, intrapartum & postpartum care as part of a well-established midwifery practice.
  • Be part of the LGH multidisciplinary perinatal team & will be welcomed into a talented, dedicated & collegial group of providers who strive every day to provide exceptional patient care.


Education, Licensing, & Experience:

  • BCCNM – Required
  • MABC – Required
  • Proficiency in Cerner is an asset.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Strong initiative in leadership, teaching & professional development.
  • Demonstrate the aptitude, motivation & flexibility needed for working successfully in a team.

Closing Statement

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to one of the members of our team, Michelle Sylvest, Talent Acquisition Advisor:, or click “Apply Now.”


Please note that a resume is required to apply for this position.


As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees and medical staff working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.


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