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Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) 

Description

Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, including Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville 1978 as a storefront “free clinic,” and with the ever growing need for health services, in 1992 it became a federally qualified community health center. Today we are a primary health care network with 11 clinic sites, over 400 employees, and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collaborative culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation and compassion.

We are seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife to provide services at Watsonville Community Hospital and various outpatient clinic locations.

The Certified Nurse-Midwife supports the organization’s mission, vision and values and works as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, midwives, lactation consultants, behavioral health specialists, medical assistants and other staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Model family-centered and trauma-informed care, and engage in shared decision making with patients.

  • Perform antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum midwifery care, as well as preventive health services, gynecologic services and comprehensive family planning care as specified in written SPLG protocols. This includes health history, physical examination, lab ordering and interpretation, diagnosis, treatment and health education.

  • Refer appropriately to team members in keeping with the concept of multi-disciplinary team-based care.

  • Consult and refer to OBGYN’s in outpatient and inpatient settings per established collaborative care guidelines.

  • Document all care rendered in EHR per standard professional expectations.

  • Participate in department meetings, peer review and quality improvement programs.

  • Provide clinical consultation to the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) and staff as needed and assist with evaluations of CPSP staff.

  • Facilitate classes when needed for groups of patients and families to provide information concerning pregnancy, childbirth and family planning.

  • Work with scheduling staff to ensure that provider productivity standards of 2.5 patients per patient care hour are achieved at a minimum.

  • Work in conjunction with supervisor, support staff and operations team to ensure optimal patient flow.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Consistently adhere to or exceed SPLG’s communication guidelines and expectations in interactions with colleagues, patients, and external partners.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active Registered Nurse license to practice in California issued by the BRN
  • Active Nurse-Midwife license to practice in California issued by the BRN
  • Active Nurse-Midwife Furnishing license issued by the BRN
  • Current certification through the American Midwifery Certification Board
  • Active DEA certificate
  • Current CPR and NRP certification
  • Competence using personal computer tools including computerized healthcare information system, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation applications.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and current vehicle insurance; must be able to travel between sites.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 3 years clinical experience
  • Bicultural candidates preferred
  • Experience with non-profit community health centers.
  • Interest in precepting students

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Standing, walking, sitting, typing, reaching, bending, moving and/or lifting up to 25 pounds.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Competitive salary and total Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurances, Voluntary Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance, PTO, Holiday Pay and C.E allowance.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a current resume and cover letter through the following link: http://SaludParaLaGente.appone.com/internal

Salud is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Salud is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Salud Human Resources Department, [831-728-8250, and HRDept@splg.org].

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)  
Close Date 10/31/2021  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number NUR-21-00007  
Open Date 7/19/2021  
About the Organization Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, primarily in Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville, CA, in 1978 as a storefront "free clinic", and became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 1992. Today we are a primary health care network with 12 clinic sites and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD offers a collaborative culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation, teamwork and compassion while ensuring respect, dignity and fairness for our patients.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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