Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Midwives at Boston Medical Center are looking to hire another member of our talented team to cover post partum service with an option for labor and delivery, 32 hrs/week. The position will include three 10 hour shifts per week with 2 weekend shifts per month. This is a unique opportunity for a consistent, day-time work schedule and will include caring for patients after vaginal and cesarean birth, and teaching medical and occasional midwifery students. Spanish and/or Haitian Creole language skills are strongly desired. At least 1 year of midwifery experience and current Massachusetts midwifery license required.
Background on our Practice: BMC is a tertiary care center and New England’s largest safety net hospital. We serve a diverse, multicultural population and have approximately 900 midwife-attended births/year. Our midwifery service provides full-scope midwifery care to women in 7 neighborhood health centers, the hospital OB/GYN clinic, and our Adolescent Center. We provide labor and delivery coverage 24 hrs/day, cover our post partum service 7 days a week, and run our busy triage unit 5 days a week. We work in a collaborative model with highly supportive obstetricians, perinatologists, and family medicine physicians. Midwives are faculty appointed in the Boston University School of Medicine and are expected to teach residents, medical students, and midwifery students during all aspects of clinical care including labor and birth and post-partum rounding. Research, lecturing and other academic activities are supported and encouraged. We are a multicultural group of 20 midwives who together speak English, Spanish, French, Thai, Cape Verdean Creole and Haitian Creole. We are committed to holistic care for women and families. We have a robust Centering Pregnancy Program, and have developed services such as our Birth Sisters Program, a multi-cultural doula service offering home visiting and labor support. We welcome another energetic midwife with a passion for birth, a commitment to serving diverse populations, an interest in teaching, and a team-oriented style. We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
Interested candidates send cover letter and resume via e-mail to Rosha Forman, Associate Director of Midwifery Services (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please put “Midwifery Rounder Position” in Subject. Phone calls and hard copies discouraged. Feel free to contact Rosha with questions about the position.
Spanish and/or Haitian Creole language skills
Current Massachusetts midwifery license
At least 1 year of midwifery experience
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with excellent BU benefit package
Internal Number: 002
About DEPT OF OB/GYN
Emphasizing community-based care, Boston Medical Center (BMC) is the largest safety-net hospital in New England and is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine. Boston University is a world class research institution with more that $250 million in research grants each year.
BMC is more than a hospital. It is a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. The institution has a strong focus on public health, both domestic and global, and a commitment to women’s health demonstrated by the recent construction of a beautiful state-of-the-art labor and delivery, postpartum, and NICU facility. The OB/GYN Department has over 2,900 births per year at Boston Medical Center. We are a full service tertiary care referral group of 35 physicians, 18 CNMs, and 5 NPs. The department’s clinical services and research programs are focused on eliminating disparities in health care. BMC/BUSM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.