Certified Nurse Midwife - OB/GYN - Duluth, MN

  • Location: Duluth, MN
  • Posted: Oct 14, 2019

Job Description

Facilitates the attainment and maintenance of an optimal level of health for essentially normal women which includes antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, gynecological, health maintenance and minor acute illness care. Responsibilities includes, but is not limited to, initial and ongoing assessment for suitability of traditional midwifery care; providing prenatal education and coordinating with a licensed health care provider as necessary to provide comprehensive prenatal care, including the routine monitoring of vital signs, indicators of fetal developments, and laboratory tests, as needed, with attention to the physical, nutritional, and emotional needs of the woman and her family. Attending and supporting the natural process of labor and birth; postpartum care of the mother and an initial assessment of the newborn, and providing information and referrals to community resources on childbirth preparation, breast-feeding exercise, nutrition, parenting, and care of the newborn. Cares for patients as noted on age-related category.
Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years nursing experience in an applicable clinical area.


Certified Nurse Midwife OB/GYN Duluth, MN

This position offers:

Opportunity to work with a collaborative team in a busy OB practice.
Working under a collaborative agreement with MD, as Midwifery model develops would have a more autonomous practice

Team currently has several CNMs with (1) having their own panel of patients and supports them through delivery. We are currently working to develop a full, independent midwifery program.
Supportive, friendly and engaged team environment

The current team is made of 10 OB/GYN physicians, 2 Gynecologists, 1 Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician, 4 Advanced Practice Clinicians and 3 Certified Nurse Midwives.

Supervising Physician: Dr. Andrea Wahman


OB/GYN Department - Duluth Clinic 1st Street

Potential Outreach in future, current outreach is in Cloquet and other location in Duluth.

Anticipated Schedule:
Variable schedule Clinic, Hospital and potential on-call for laboring patients

Weekends - yes

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a master degree and certified registered nurse midwifery program as approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives.


Current licensure as a registered nurse in Minnesota.
Current certification in CPR.
National certification from the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.

Apply online at www.essentiahealth.org/careers

For more information, please contact:

Teri Manisto, Physician Recruiter
218-786-2110 (fax) 218-722-9952
Email: Teri.Manisto@EssentiaHealth.org


Shift Rotation:
Day/Night Rotation (United States of America)

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Employment Type

  • Full time

Essentia Health

407 East 3rd Street
Duluth, MN 55805

Opened: 1888

Web: http://www.essentiahealth.org