Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Southwest Colorado ~ Small, private practice in Durango, CO where the midwifery model of care is our philosophy. We provide prenatal, intra-partum, postpartum, well woman and basic primary care to women in the Four Corner's region. Hospital births are attended at Mercy Regional Medical Center, and water birth is an option.
This position will start out part time at .7 FTE and transition to full time in the next 1-2 years as the owner of the practice transitions into retirement. A full benefit package is part of the the job at the .7 FTE position. There are two other full time midwives with a total of 3 FTEs covering the practice. .7 FTE will be seven to eight 24 hours shifts a month, which allows for plenty of time off to enjoy the amazing Durango area. Our clinic days and call days are simultaneous - it works!! This creates a great balance between work and time off. We do offer a salary competitive for the Four Corner's area. If you are looking to practice the midwifery model of care, and want time off to pursue your own interests and life, this is ideal.
We have a good consulting relationship with the obstetricians who practice next door to our office. This position requires a midwife who can practice with autonomy and confidence on a day to day basis, and Spanish speaking is a huge bonus. We will provide orientation and support as needed for the newly arrived midwife. Our office uses an EMR system for charting, and the hospital uses EPIC.
We would consider a new grad who is mature, open to feedback, responsible, and committed. Support and guidance will be readily available for a newly graduated CNM.
Durango sits at the crossroads of the San Juan Mountains and the Colorado Plateau Desert. Our small town offers an abundance of outdoor activities, great food, and music.
Visit our web site at www.southwestmidwives.com, and our Facebook page.
CO and NM licensure, CNM, MSN education, DEA licensure
Additional Salary Information: competitive for the Four Corner's region
Southwest Midwives INC. is a private, CNM owned practice in Southwest Colorado. We are located at the foot of the San Juan Mountains, with the Utah desert 3 hours away to the West. Durango is known for a variety of outdoor pursuits - from climbing mountains, skiing, mountain biking, or taking a stroll along the river trail. Our practice employs three full time midwives and two locums for other cov...erage. We attend hospital births, including water birth. Nurse midwives have been practicing at Mercy Regional Medical Center since 1992.