Certified Nurse Midwife Opportunity by Beautiful Lake Superior
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
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Internal Number: 1
The Certified Nurse-Midwife, and Advance Practice RN, facilitates the attainment and maintenance of an optimal level of health for essentially normal women which includes antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, gynecological, health maintenance and minor acute illness care. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initial and ongoing assessment for suitability of traditional midwifery care; providing prenatal care with opportunity to consult with an Obstetrician as necessary or indicated to provide comprehensive prenatal care, including the routine monitoring of vital signs, indicators of fetal developments, and laboratory tests, as needed, with attention to the physical, nutritional, and emotional needs of the woman and her family. Attending and supporting the natural process of labor and birth; postpartum care of the mother and providing information and referrals to community resources on childbirth preparation, breast-feeding exercise, nutrition, parenting, and care of the newborn. The Certified Nurse-Midwife cares for patients as noted on age-related category.
This position offers:
Opportunity to work with a collaborative team in a busy OB/Gyn practice
CNM’s enjoy working within full scope midwifery practice, except for newborn care, within a multi-specialty practice with access to work collaboratively with obstetricians and specialists in MFM, genetics, and reproductive medicine supportive of midwifery practice
CNM team currently has their own panel of patients, supporting them through delivery
Supportive, friendly, and engaged team environment
The current team is made of 11 OB/Gyn physicians, 3 Nurse Practitioners and 5 Certified Nurse Midwives
Opportunity to work within a teaching facility for a Family medicine Residency Program where CNM’s have the opportunity to help advance the education of residents in low intervention birth
OB/GYN Department - Duluth Clinic – First Street Building
Potential outreach in future
Anticipated Schedule: Variable schedule – Clinic, hospital and on-call for laboring patients
Weekends and holidays – rotation among CNM team
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a master’s degree and certified registered nurse midwifery program as approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives
Current licensure as a registered nurse in Minnesota Current certification in CPR or BLS National certification from the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice
Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,100 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 72 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, six ambulance services, 20 retail pharmacies, and one research institute.