Nurse Midwife
Job Details
Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
.80 FTE
Description

We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply.

The .8 position is benefit eligible. 

Perks of working for Minnesota Community Care

  • We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
  • Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
  • Reduced cost on metro transit
  • Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values

Summary

A nurse-midwife manages women's health care, focusing on pregnancy, childbirth, the post partum period, care of the newborn, and the family planning and gynecologic needs of women. Nurse midwives at Minnesota Community Care (MCC) work independently in the clinic and hospital setting. They also do direct consultations, collaborative management, and referrals as indicated by the health status of their clients. The nurse midwives practice within the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Essential Functions

  • Provides direct prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, well women and initial newborn patient services and primary care to perinatal and gynecological patients.
  • Participates in the CNM-FP Team meetings, collegiality and on-going quality assurance or improvement activities.
  • Maintains privileges at Regions Hospital and participates in the Birth Center’s departmental activities and continuing education.
  • Follows established organizational policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards at Regions Hospital and at West Side Community Health Services.
  • May be required to work on-call for 12 or 24-hour shifts, including weekends and holidays..
  • Participates in the ongoing education of midwifery, medical, nursing students, clinical staff, peers and others.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This position is in a healthcare service  setting that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. While the position will have a base level of 0.8 hours assigned between clinic time and hospital call time, there will be regular opportunities to pick up shifts in clinic and the hospital as needed to cover vacations and leaves. Preference will be given to candidates who are interested in and able to pick up additional shifts. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.

 

Organizational Overview
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care.
Approximately 87% of our patients in the 2019 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Registered Nurse with current state licensure.
  • APRN, CNM with current state licensure.
  • Current midwifery certification through the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).
  • Current DEA licensure.
  • Completion of midwifery education program certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM).
  • Current CPR certification.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Masters in Nursing Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice.
  • Preference given to applicants who speak Spanish or Hmong.

 

 

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