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Certified Nurse-Midwife - Obstetric - Labor and Delivery, Full-time, Nights

Northwestern Medicine
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
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Northwestern Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nurse-Midwife to work in our inpatient Obstetric - Labor and Delivery department. In this role, you will be primarily working in L&D, providing intrapartum care in collaboration with attending and resident obstetricians; future rotational responsibilities on antepartum and postpartum units . There are four CNMs currently in practice; these individuals will provide strong mentoring support. New grads accepted, experience preferred . Shift: three 12-hour night shifts, 6pm to 6am, shared weekend coverage, one on, two off; no call.

A Certified Nurse-Midwife is a registered nurse (RN) and therefore, can perform all the duties that are considered routine duties of a R.N. In addition, a Certified Nurse-Midwife holds a Master's degree in nurse midwifery. The Certified Nurse-Midwife functions autonomously and collaborates with obstetrician/gynecologists and other health care professionals to provide high quality, advanced nursing care to ob/gyn patients, manage healthcare systems and influence healthcare decision-making through expert clinical reasoning, research and theory- based practice. AA/EOE


  • Master's degree from an accredited school/college of nursing.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse in the state of Illinois.
  • Certification as a Nurse-Midwife.
  • Successful completion of the certification examination given by the American College of Nurse- Midwives.
  • Mid-level practitioner controlled substance license.
  • BLS-CPR card.


  • Two years clinical experience in nurse midwifery.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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