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Nurse Midwife
University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description

The UNM Midwifery Division is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to work as a per diem employee within our well-established midwifery practice. We are seeking an experienced Certified Nurse-Midwife to join our dedicated and hardworking team of 13 staff midwives. Candidates would provide full-scope midwifery clinical care in a variety of settings on an as needed basis. Work hours and schedule will be variable, and are usually limited to no more than 120 hours per quarter.

The position is mainly focused on inpatient care on Labor and Delivery (24/7 service). There may be the opportunity to add outpatient clinical care, but our focus for this position is inpatient. We are dedicated to education, and the position involves working with interns, residents, and other students to help train them in normal labor and birth.

The ideal candidate would have clinical experience, function well on a team, be flexible and readily available to fill-in, speak some Spanish, and possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. This position is on-call and is not benefits eligible.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

* CPR Certified.
* May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
* UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
* Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
* May be subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status, if applicable.
* Must maintain certification status.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities, which may include practicum. Certification/Licensure A New Mexico Department of Health CNM License (or eligible). A valid license that meets the New Mexico Board of Nursing's requirement to practice as a registered nurse in New Mexico (or eligible). Participation in the Certificate Maintenance Program with the American Midwifery Certification Board (or eligible).

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Clinical midwifery experience both inpatient and outpatient
* Available to cover labor and delivery days and nights during the week and weekend, as well as weekly clinic, and postpartum rounds
* Scheduling flexibility and availability on short notice
* Spanish speaking

Additional Requirements Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM Department OB GYN Certified Nurse Midwives (794I) Employment Type Staff Staff Type On-Call Term End Date Status Non-Exempt Pay $40.00 hourly Benefits Eligible ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage. Background Check Required Yes For Best Consideration Date 3/2/2020 Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.


Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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