Certified Nurse Midwife and Director of Midwifery Services
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
January 4, 2018
Rochester, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The University of Rochester Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is recruiting for Director of the Midwifery Division at the Associate level in the Division of Midwifery (or rank commensurate with experience). The responsibilities of this position will include leadership and administration of a twelve person division and provision of clinical midwifery services within the framework of an academic medical center. These services include full-scope midwifery in both the outpatient and inpatient settings for gynecologic and prenatal care, management of labor, birth and postpartum. The Midwifery Division is involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, advanced nursing and midwifery students.
Candidate must have a Master’s Degree with AMCB certification in Midwifery and at least five years of clinical experience. A prior leadership role is preferred but not required. The applicant must be eligible for NYS license. A post-offer health assessment and drug testing is required to be performed on-site. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.
Additional Salary Information: Available upon request
About University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. With more than 26,000 employees, URMC is the largest component of the University of Rochester, the largest private sector employer based in Upstate New York and the sixth-largest employer in the state. URMC includes Strong Memorial Hospital, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the Univer...sity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice. The University of Rochester’s clinical enterprise, UR Medicine, consists of five hospitals located throughout the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions – Strong Memorial, Highland, F.F. Thompson, Noyes Memorial, and Jones Memorial hospitals – as well as Golisano Children’s Hospital, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, UR Medicine Home Care, the Highlands at Pittsford and Highlands at Brighton, six urgent care centers, and an extensive primary care network.
Highland Hospital is where the Midwifery service delivers patients of the midwifery practice. As an affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Highland Hospital is committed to providing patient- and family-centered care in a warm and caring environment with 261 beds and 2,400 employees. One thing that makes Highland unique is that it is thought of as a “community hospital” that treats its patients with compassion in a friendly and caring atmosphere. The culture is rooted in the Highland Promise, the hospital's commitment to service and operational excellence, and to its motto of “Compassion Heals”.