Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Chief Certified Nurse Midwife Opportunity
Baystate Health, Springfield, MA
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Chief Certified Nurse Midwife to lead our midwifery division in western Massachusetts.
Lead growth initiatives for our division of CNMs at Baystate Medical Center, which consists of:
Baystate Midwifery and Women’s Health: 30 year old practice with 14 CNMs practicing full scope midwifery, 8,000 outpatient visits, 400 births annually.
Midwifery Triage Practice: 6 CNMs managing urgent ob/gyn issues alongside our attending physicians, residents and medical students.
Midwifery Ob Team: 4 senior CNMs who supervise residents caring for laboring women.
Baystate Midwifery Education Program: One of 38 accredited CNM education programs in the country. Celebrating its 30th year, the Program has graduated over 100 CNMs. CNMs in the Division have the opportunity for a joint faculty position for both classroom and clinical teaching with UMMS.
Deliver patient-centered care to patients with diverse clinical needs. The division has been recognized nationally as a model of collaborative practice between CNMs and physicians, and for developing the role of CNMs as laborists. Many of the CNMs in the division have expanded practice in many areas, such as ultrasound, circumcision, colposcopy, and pelvic pain.
The hospital is a Level 3 Perinatal Center, and the Obstetric Service conducts approximately 4,300 births a year, 20% of which are attended by midwives. Enjoy strong collaboration from Director of Advanced Practice Providers and our subspecialty programs in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology, Urogynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Family Planning, Pediatric and Adolescent gynecology and General Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The department and the division are dedicated to addressing racial disparities in maternal and infant health, bias in healthcare, health equity, and providing evidence-based care alongside partnering with patients and families for shared decision-making.
ACNM/AMCB board certified.
5+ years’ CNM experience with evidence of progressive management/leadership responsibilities.
Solid understanding of midwifery and physician collaboration, including program development; as well as a track record of business acumen, strategic initiative, financial management, change management and practice management.
Faculty experience and activities with professional organizations on a state/national level are a plus.
Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning.
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.