Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Certified Nurse Midwife Job

Job Number: LPG16000

Job Title: Certified Nurse Midwife

Department: OBGYN Associates WMC - 8052570

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Providence

Location: Providence, RI

Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) required. American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) required. Current State of RI Midwifery Licensure and controlled substance registration required.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.

2 years’ clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology experience as a Certified Nurse Midwife preferred. Must have patient care services, procedures and privileges approved by the sponsoring physician.

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) works under the general supervision of the physician and in collaboration with the Senior Certified Nurse Midwife. The CNM is responsible for providing direct clinical care in the out-patient practice and in-patient hospital coverage. The CNM is responsible for the full scope of midwifery practice including well woman gynecological care throughout the reproductive lifespan, peri and post menopausal periods, GYN problem visits, testing and contraception counseling and prescription, insertion and removal of intrauterine devices. The CNM manages high risk pregnancies in consultation with physicians. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.