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Certified Nurse Midwife

Phoenix, Arizona

Premier OBGYN, a private practice serving the communities of Phoenix Arizona, is seeking a full-time Certified Nurse-Midwife to join their established practice to support the growth of women’s health services in the community. The nurse-midwife will be joining a multidisciplinary OB/GYN group consisting of OB/GYN physicians, certified nurse-midwives, and APP’s. Our strategy has been team-based and strongly focused on safety, value, innovation, and integration within our health system and providing compassionate care to our patients.  Employment with Premier OBGYN allows you to enjoy a fulfilling career in an organization with strong collaborative leadership, a culture of support, and a focus on patients.

 

About the Opportunity

  • Full-time, full-scope position; manage and attend delivery of a minimum of 10 patients per month, with 3 office days per week; On-Call from home unless patient is actively laboring

  • Practice handles 400-500 births a year

  • Deliveries at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, both tertiary care hospitals.  Birthing units have a long standing culture of support and CNM autonomy for our many low-risk, unmedicated spontaneous labors.

  • Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply, as approximately 1/3 of our patients are Spanish speaking

  • BIPOC encouraged to apply - we have providers of color and a leadership team with people of color.

  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits package, including relocation assistance, CME time off and allowance

 

Lifestyle/Community

  • Phoenix is a metropolitan city in the heart of Arizona. It is a family-friendly community with excellent schools, and there are abundant outdoor activities including golf, fishing, and hiking with breathtaking views of the mountain, lakes, and tons of beautiful trails.

  • There are lots of great restaurants, museums, live performing theaters, and activities for the family.

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Performs complete health examination of perinatal, prenatal, and postpartum patients, including health history and physical examination, in accordance with protocols established by the Chief Medical Officer or designee.

  • Provides direct care for women in labor, including management of normal delivery.

  • Provides health instruction for women in all stages of life cycle.

  • Provides health examinations of inter-partum patients, especially those seeking advice concerning family planning and gynecological issues.

  • Provides patient/family education, health counseling, and health advocacy services to patients, their families and significant others.

  • Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team to establish patient care programs and policies.

  • Participates in OB/GYN call schedule as directed.

  • Orders appropriate laboratory studies and referrals, interprets the results of laboratory tests and follow-up of abnormal lab reports.

  • Orders treatment in keeping with protocols established by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and Premier OBGYN approved guidelines.

  • Provides direction and supervision to the ancillary clinical OB/GYN staff.

  • Carries out additional duties including research projects, and community health education, as assigned by the CMO or designee.

  • Is responsible for the proper interpretation and execution of clinician orders.

  • Prepare OB/GYN paperwork, having knowledge of all forms pertinent to the EMR System.

  • Verify pregnancy tests and perform routine prenatal screenings.

  • Responsible for supervising patients and staff during an emergent OB/GYN situation until appropriate emergency medical assistance arrives.

  • Responsible for pursuing necessary educational requirements to maintain license.

  • Instruct patients on all aspects of intrapartum care including but not limited to medication, treatments, procedures, preterm labor, etc.

  • Provides leadership role in clinical collaboration committees as it relates to the day-to-day patient care model. Demonstrates professional and leadership qualities to facilitate a cohesive and productive team.

  • Protects patient privacy and maintains accurate medical records.

  • Must be capable of performing and analyzing routine in-office testing.

  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of Premier OBGYN.

  • Provides telephone triage and consultation to patients.

  • Completes all mandatory in-services.

  • Adheres to Corporate Compliance policies.

  • Is highly accountable for one's own productivity.

  • Is responsible for the proper interpretation and execution of clinician orders.

  • Prepare OB/GYN paperwork, having knowledge of all forms pertinent to the EMR System.

 

Education/Experience/Licensure:

  • A minimum of a Master’ Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing is required.

  • Three to five years’ experience at RN level in a medical center, private practice or labor and delivery setting is preferred.

  • Active State of Arizona RN and Advanced Practice Nurse License are required.

  • Maintains AMCB certification

  • Active DEA License to prescribe and maintain controlled substances are required.

  • Certification by the Arizona State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse is required.

  • BLS for providers through the American Heart Association, BCLS, ACLS and PALS certifications are required.

 

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Health/dental/vision benefits

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Physical

  • Criminal Background Checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Tuberculosis Screening

 

Highlights of Practice

  • Work as a collaborative team with physicians

  • Nurse midwives welcomed by the community!

  • Manage wide variety of women’s health concerns

  • Outpatient clinic near hospital campus

  • Certified Level I OB Center

  • In-network Level III NICU on site at the hospital

 

The mission of Premier OB GYN is to provide safe and compassionate healthcare. We strive to be leaders in innovative change with a patient-led team approach to personalized care.  We strive to be at the forefront of midwifery care with physician collaboration.

Premier OBGYN is dedicated to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants. Therefore, Premier OBGYN does not discriminate on the basis of creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital or parental status, alienage, disability, political affiliation or belief, military or military discharge status. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment enables us to deliver high quality healthcare and critically address healthcare inequities.

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