Nurse Midwife

Location: Conroe, TX

TITLE: Certified Nurse Midwife / Midwife

Location: Conroe, TX

Are you interested in working at a small community hospital where you can make a significant impact on outcomes, rather than just being an employee of a large system?

Would you like to work in a facility that prioritizes work/life balance?

Do you want to live within an hour of Houston, with access to a large city but the opportunity to live in an area that serves about 70K residents?

If this sounds like the change you've been seeking, please read on...

What we're looking for:

  • Graduate of a Nurse Midwife program required.
  • Two years of L&D experience required.
  • Current Texas licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse Midwife required.
  • Basic Life Support certification required within 30 days of employment, before patient care is administered independently. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification within 90 days of employment.

Hours and compensation potential:

  • The position is full time. You will need to take call 7 days a month, and anything over that is compensated.
  • Salary range is $120K-$140K with RVU bonus depending on experience.
  • A full benefits package is included, along with a $1K CME allowance and a $5K sign-on bonus.

What you'll be doing:

  • Under general supervision of a Physician, the Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) responsible for managing and providing women's health care services related to pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, family planning, and gynecological needs.
  • This position will deliver patient care in both clinic and hospital settings within an Ob/Gyn practice.
  • Provides excellent patient care by utilizing highly developed assessment, clinical, documentation, and analytical skills to identify, plan, and implement appropriate care plans for patients.
  • Effectively manages both routine and complex clinic patients, along with other clinic demands, as varied throughout the day, in balance with hospital duties as part of a provider team.
  • Effectively manages admitted hospital patients, including antepartum, peripartum/laboring, and postpartum, with minimal supervision.
  • Ensures timely documentation of care, signing off of labs, and post-care patient communication to ensure the best continuity of care while meeting financial targets.
  • Properly identifies patient need for escalation to Physician care when indicated, as urgent/emergent care issues arise.
  • Adheres to infection prevention and safety protocols.
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, and desired client-centered outcomes.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and competence validation; supports department-based goals that contribute to the success of the organization; serves as a preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Actively participates in survey readiness activities and ensures that the department is compliant with all regulatory standards.

What you can expect:

  • The position is located an hour from Houston.
  • You will be working with a great group that is growing. Currently, we deliver about 20-25 babies monthly and would like to double that with 2 OB/Gyns and a Midwife. Currently, we have 1 OB/Gyn with more patients than they can see.
  • Our facility is about 120 beds, accredited, not-for-profit acute care community hospital.
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