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Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Company: Kaiser Permanente -Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) proudly provides the highest quality integrated care for over 800,000 members in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. MAPMG is seeking to hire a full-time Certified Nurse Midwife to join our practice at Kaiser Permanente West Hyattsville Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland.

In collaboration with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, we provide high-quality, patient-centered health care. Through this partnership, our clinicians are part of an industry-leading health care delivery model, having access to advanced technological tools and receiving comprehensive practice support. Our members have easy access to specialists and medical records, thus allowing you to treat the whole patient.


* Performs medical screening exams to diagnose labor and evaluate for pregnancy complications

* Reviews patient history, documents evaluations, orders lab and imaging studies as needed

* Obtains consultation with appropriate physician as indicated

* Follows facility specific standardized procedures

* Evaluates patient for appropriate pain management including requests for epidurals

* Teaches, counsels and guides women regarding their individual health care and encourages them to be involved. Teaches classes as needed. Emphasizes active patient participation, clear communication between the provider and the patient, and promotes an individualized health care experience

* Serves as an OB/GYN team member: Works closely with physicians and staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries. Provides emotional and social support, which can reduce the length of labor, the need for pain medication, and need for cesarean delivery

* Conducts postpartum rounds including contraception counseling, prescribing and discharge planning/education

* Performs other duties as assigned including circumcisions and surgical first assistance for cesarean deliveries after appropriate training/competency has been demonstrated

What You Can Expect:

* Join a team of providers attending 170-185 births per month with an 18-20% C-section rate.

* Full-Scope Midwifery practice including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and gynecological care.

* The opportunity to work collaboratively with our outstanding supportive physicians.

* Flexible scheduling options are available. This includes the option to work either a 32 or 40 hours per week position, which is equivalent to a 0.8 or 1.0 FTE respectively.

* The 0.8 FTE schedule entails two 12-hour shifts at the hospital and one 8-hour shift at the medical center.

* The 1.0 FTE schedule entails two 12-hour shifts at the hospital two 8-hour shifts at the medical center.

MAPMG Clinicians:

* Practice patient-centered, culturally competent medical care

* Communicate thoughtfully (listen, educate, advocate)

* Lead with integrity

* Value teamwork

* Are transparent and honest

* Go "above and beyond" for their patients


* An MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) or equivalent is required for the position

* Minimum 3 years of experience in a full scope midwifery practice, including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and gynecological care

* As a condition of employment, all clinicians and employees are required to verify COVID-19 vaccination status

* Board certified by American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) is required

* Current Registered Nurse (RN) licenses in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia

* BLS certification by the American Heart Association and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is required

* Certification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM) must be obtained within the first year of hire

* Demonstrated ability to work in teams and have effective communication skills

* Demonstrated understanding of all regulatory requirements and legal considerations of midwifery care

We Provide You:

* Competitive compensation package

* Free medical and dental insurance plans for employees and families

* Paid maternity and parental leave

* Generous retirement programs, including a pension plan and 401(k) retirement plan with a 5% salary contribution

* Life insurance up to five times the employee's salary, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage

* Eligible to earn accrued time off (ATO ) if needed to work extended hours/shifts - up to 120 hours for full-time positions. ATO is banked for later use as time off rather than paid at the time the hours were worked and may be used to replace regular scheduled hours.

* Eligible for 40 hours of CME leave hours. The CME hours are loaded immediately at time of hire. Unused hours do not rollover and resets at the start of each calendar year.

* Professional expense reimbursement program (CME/PEP) (up to$3,000)

* Professional liability coverage offered free of charge

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity:

At MAPMG, equity, inclusion, and diversity are at the core of our organizational culture. MAPMG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. We continuously work to identify and mitigate healthcare inequities, and that starts with providing an inclusive, supportive environment for our employees. We encourage applicants of any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin who value diversity and will commit to practicing culturally competent healthcare to apply.

External hires must pass a background check and drug screening.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We value our diversity and E/O/E M/F/D/V.


Keywords: Kaiser Permanente -Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical, Silver Spring , Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Healthcare , Silver Spring, Maryland

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