Certified Nurse Midwife Job description
A certified nurse midwife manages the uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery. In
addition to caring for patients before, during and after childbirth, nurse
midwives provide routine gynecological services. During the course of a
typical day, the nurse midwife records patient medical histories, performs
physical exams, orders laboratory tests and procedures, manages therapy and
conducts other activities that promotes women’s health and reduces health
risks. The nurse midwives also write prescriptions. The Nurse Midwife
practices in accord with the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as
defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provides direct prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and/or well women
patient services and primary care to low-to-moderate risk obstetrical and
gynecological patients to include Gestational Diabetic education.
2. Participates in the education of medical, midwifery with clinical staff,
peers and others.
3. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives,
continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or
infection control standards.
4. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
· Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the
minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for
year basis. Master’s degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to
the duties and responsibilities, which may include practicum. A State
Department of Health CNM License (or eligible). A valid license that meets the
State Board to practice as a registered nurse. Participation in the
Certificate Maintenance Program with the American Midwifery Certification
Board (or eligible).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
· Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
· Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
· Knowledge of midwifery theory, procedure and standards.
· Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care programs.
· Ability to perform patient assessment and triage.
· Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
· Knowledge of gynecological health issues and trends.
· Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Conditions of Employment
· CPR Certified
· Required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
· Must maintain certification status.
· Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.
· Must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
· Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up
to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
· Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA
· Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and
situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include
the use of protective equipment.
· Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Job Type: Full-time
* Bachelor’s (Preferred)
* Multiple locations
* Health insurance
* Dental insurance
* Vision insurance
* Retirement plan
* Paid time off
* Monday to Friday
* Waiting period may apply
* Only full-time employees eligible