Title:  Senior Certified Nurse Midwife

Division:  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $84,581-$107,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3402

Harris Health System - Ben Taub Hospital

Job Purpose

Provides midwifery care to obstetrical and gynecological patients in accordance with approved midwifery protocols.

Job Duties
  • Provide full scope, evidence-based midwifery care to obstetrical and gynecological patients in accordance with approved midwifery and perinatal guidelines. Provides care within approved credentialing.
  • Manage prenatal patients throughout the course of pregnancy with traditional prenatal care and CenteringPregnancy(R) group prenatal care.
  • Perform triage for pregnant patients with problems or in need of labor evaluation from midwifery clinic sites and others as assigned.
  • Manage normal labor and attends delivery. Manages third stage of labor. Perineal/vaginal repairs as needed. Throughout, provides comprehensive ongoing assessment of maternal, fetal, and newborn status.
  • Identifie deviations from normal, develops plan of care, consults and refers as appropriate. Provides support to the family, includes them in the process and supports breast feeding.
  • Manage postpartum course, including maternal assessment, breast feeding support, referrals as needed and establishes follow up plan.
  • Identifie, manage and consults with physician faculty for obstetrically significant deviations and emergencies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete patient records.
  • Complete all charts according to Harris Health guidelines including chart completion, review of diagnostic tests, and communication with the patient. Review of diagnostic/laboratory tests must be accomplished within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Prescribe medications as appropriate according to guidelines within the delegated prescriptive authority. Maintains documentation of chart review and communication with delegating physician as delineated in the Delegated Prescriptive Authority Texas state requirements.
  • Utilize E-prescribe as much as possible.
  • Participate in midwifery QA/QI activities, CNM meetings, clinic and Centering meetings, and other meetings/activities as requested. 
  • Assume responsibility for all mandatory training/licensure/and certifications.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Midwifery or Nursing or related field.
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant work in full-scope midwifery.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration Required: Current licensing as a Registered Nurse and status as an Advanced Practice Nurse/Nurse-midwife by the Texas State Board of Nurse-Examiners. Current certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).
FLSA Status






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