Certified Nurse Midwife, OBGYN

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Salary
N/A
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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Discipline
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Specialty
OB/GYN
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center – Lebanon, NH

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) Midwifery team is seeking an experienced Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) to join our collaborative practice set here in the beautiful Upper Valley of New Hampshire. We are eager to recruit and retain talented providers who will help us create a more dynamic, inclusive, and innovative team here at DHMC. 

In this role, you will be providing full-scope midwifery care to individuals with low and moderate-risk obstetrical needs. Inpatient care is provided on the Birthing Pavilion and involves intrapartum and postpartum care. You will also provide gynecological care in the ambulatory setting. Coverage includes 12-hour shifts on the Birthing Pavilion and 8-hour shifts in our three outpatient clinics.

Our division includes 11 midwives, 6 clinic-based APRNs, 13 generalist physicians, and 4 maternal-fetal medicine specialists. In addition, we have a subdivision of urogynecology and GYN oncology. The hospital does about 1700 births each year, and the midwifery service attends about one-third of the births. We provide full in-house 24-hour service for our panel of patients. The midwives are an integral part of this academic medical center, and we provide education for midwifery students, residents, and medical students. We are committed to evidence-based care, and we are working to increase the footprint for midwifery-based research.

Since 1983 the Midwives of DHMC have been providing high-quality, safe full scope midwifery gynecologic care with excellent outcomes to the families in our community. During pregnancy and birth, we are committed to using our knowledge of the body’s normal processes to help achieve an empowered and joyful birth. We utilize evidence-based practices to provide skillful, low-intervention, compassionate care within an academic tertiary care setting. We are committed to teaching the next generation of maternity care providers the ways to optimally support the normal, physiologic process of labor and birth. The midwifery team at DHMC is committed to supporting each individual patient we care for on their wellness journey.

If you are a seasoned midwife with at least 3 years of experience and want to advance your career, we want to hear from you!  We have an engaged group of providers invested and committed to optimal patient outcomes, and we are looking to add an experienced CNM with excellent clinical skills to be a part of our strong team. 

What Dartmouth-Hitchcock has to offer:

  • Inclusive and collegial environment and referrals
  • Established patient base
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and relocation
  • Dedicated CME time and funds

What New Hampshire has to offer:

  • Unmatched quality of life
  • Four seasons of an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and international airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. This beautiful area combines history, industry, and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals, and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the Seacoast, the Lakes Region, White Mountains, and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent.   

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  • Certified Nurse Midwife licensed to practice in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Certifications must be maintained in accordance with applicable department requirements.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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