Job Description

Nurse Midwife

Requisition IDreq2766
Working TitleOn-Call Nurse Midwife
Position Grade16
Position Summary

The UNM Midwifery Division is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to work as a per diem employee within our well-established midwifery practice. We are seeking an experienced Certified Nurse-Midwife to join our dedicated and hardworking team of 13 staff midwives. Candidates would provide full-scope midwifery clinical care in a variety of settings on an as needed basis. Work hours and schedule will be variable, and are usually limited to no more than 120 hours per quarter.

The position is mainly focused on inpatient care on Labor and Delivery (24/7 service). There may be the opportunity to add outpatient clinical care, but our focus for this position is inpatient. We are dedicated to education, and the position involves working with interns, residents, and other students to help train them in normal labor and birth.

The ideal candidate would have clinical experience, function well on a team, be flexible and readily available to fill-in, speak some Spanish, and possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. This position is on-call and is not benefits eligible.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • CPR Certified.
  • May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.
  • Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities, which may include practicum.Certification/LicensureA New Mexico Department of Health CNM License (or eligible). A valid license that meets the New Mexico Board of Nursing's requirement to practice as a registered nurse in New Mexico (or eligible).Participation in the Certificate Maintenance Program with the American Midwifery Certification Board (or eligible).

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Clinical midwifery experience both inpatient and outpatient
  • Available to cover labor and delivery days and nights during the week and weekend, as well as weekly clinic, and postpartum rounds
  • Scheduling flexibility and availability on short notice
  • Spanish speaking


Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentOB GYN Certified Nurse Midwives (794I)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$40.00 per hour
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/27/2017
Application InstructionsPlease include a resume and cover letter with your application.

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