Seeking Nurse-Midwife at Baby Friendly Certified Community Hospital
Cooley Dickinson Health Care
January 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Seeking a certified nurse-midwife for a full-scope, full-time position with Cooley Dickinson Women's Health in Northampton, MA. Recently awarded Baby-Friendly certification, Cooley Dickinson Hospital features a state-of-the-art and spacious Childbirth Center where patients benefit from a warm and welcoming environment, outstanding one-on-one nursing care, hydrotherapy tub, and nitrous oxide, in addition to all standard medical offerings. Our practice performs nearly 600 deliveries annually, and approximately 70% of these are attended by nurse-midwives.
The office practice has four convenient office locations with fully integrated EMR, in-office ultrasound, and a team passionate about providing patient-centered, evidence-based care. Our growing practice has a vibrant tradition of midwifery and strong ties to the community.
Full-scope position, including prenatal care and gynecologic care throughout the lifespan; group prenatal care available
Call: 1:5 call coverage, 24-hour shifts
Certified nurse-midwives perform first-assist for C-sections, limited ultrasound, intrauterine insemination, endometrial biopsy, vulvar biopsy, collaborative care of high-risk pregnancies: training opportunities provided
Excellent collaborative relationships with physicians, who are in-house for active labor and deliveries
Mass General Hospital maternal-fetal medicine on-site part-time, and available for telephone consult at all times
Competitive compensation and benefits package
About the Community:
Northampton is a five-college community in western Massachusetts rich with a vibrant arts and culture scene, great educational opportunities for all ages and a location convenient to Boston (100 miles) and New York City (150 miles).
The Cooley Dickinson Health Care system, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital, has a medical staff of approximately 500 active members (physicians and advanced practice clinicians). The system is comprised of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, and VNA & Hospice. The system’s 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients and d...elivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest growing part of the system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations. The VNA & Hospice averages 56,500 home care visits and serves an average of 400 hospice patients per year. Since 1885, the Cooley Dickinson Health Care system has successfully employed the brightest, most dedicated clinicians in medicine.