Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center has an excellent opportunity open for a full-time Certified Nurse-Midwife to join our team at our nonprofit freestanding birth center. We provide full-scope services for management of low to moderate risk pregnancy, natural birth at the center, hospital transfers for women who risk out, postpartum and lactation support, newborn follow-up for the first 28 days and gynecologic care. We collaborate with many professionals in the community. There are many opportunities to use individual talents to help grow the vision of the birth center. The selected midwife would cover 3 to 4 days per week made up of a combination of clinic, 1st and 2nd (24 hour) call and 2 call weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) for up to 26 days coverage in a 6 week period.
Appropriate midwifery licenses and certifications are required including NRP, BLS and water birth. Experience in birth center care or a passion to support normal physiologic birth are preferred. Very strong new graduates with past L&D experience and birth center experience in midwifery school will be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive for birth centers and nonprofit organizations. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life and malpractice insurance. There is no tail. We offer a 403b retirement plan.
Internal Number: 072019
About Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center
Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center is dedicated to "holding space for the miracle of natural birth"! Located in the semi-rural North Valley area of Albuquerque with a view of the Sandia Mountains. Dar a Luz is proud to be founded and run by midwives. Join our team of passionate midwives in providing exceptional care to our mothers and babies in a state licensed and nationally accredited birth center. New Mexico has some of the best practice laws for midwives and ranks among the highest in the nation for midwifery attended births. Come experience the magic of New Mexico and a supportive midwifery community!!!