Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Per Diem Midwife at Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
The Midwives at Boston Medical Center are looking to hire a per-diem member of our talented team. Assignments will include our inpatient midwifery locations (labor and delivery, triage unit and post-partum rounding). This job is a great way to gain experience in a fast paced, collaborative, teaching environment in a practice dedicated to reducing racial health disparities in maternity care. Spanish and Haitian Creole language is preferred but not necessary. At least two years of midwifery experience and current MA CNM license is required. Hours per month vary depending on service needs.
About our group: 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 7 days a week. We work in a collaborative model with highly supportive obstetricians, perinatologists, and Family Medicine physicians.
We are a diverse group of 20 staff midwives and 6 per-diem midwives who together speak English, Spanish, French, Thai, Cape Verdean Creole and Haitian Creole. We are committed to holistic care for women and families, and to reducing racial disparities in maternity care. 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 hourly rate for this per-diem position.
Interested candidates send cover letter and resume via email to Rosha Forman, Associate Director of Midwifery Services (email@example.com). Please put “Per-diem Midwifery Position” in Subject. Phone calls and hard copies discouraged.
At least two years of midwifery experience and current MA CNM license is required.
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About DEPT OF OB/GYN
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a full-service academic practice and tertiary care referral group of 35 physicians, 25 CNMs, and 5 NPs. We care for approximately 3,000 births per year, embracing an interdisciplinary and collaborative model of maternity care. Representing nearly one-third of our faculty, midwives are an important voice in our clinical, educational, and research enterprises as well as our social justice and advocacy programs.
The hospital midwifery service attends approximately 900 births per year on the labor and delivery unit. Midwives also provide full-scope midwifery care to women in six neighborhood health centers, the hospital OB-GYN clinic, and our Adolescent Center to a population that is racially, ethnically and economically diverse. The CNM hospital service includes labor and delivery coverage 24 hours/day, a daily post-partum rounding service and daily coverage of our obstetrical triage unit. We work in a collaborative model with highly supportive obstetricians, perinatologists, and family medicine physicians.