Certified Nurse-Midwife, Part-Time

water birth midwife in Lakewood, Littleton, Denver, Parker, Centennial

Denver Center for Birth and Wellness, a privately owned freestanding birth center in Littleton, Colorado, is excited to announce a position for a Part-time Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) who will work with our Clinical Director and birth team to provide full scope holistic midwifery care.  We offer a continuum of care that includes advocacy, evidence-based protocols, and mindfulness practices in a beautiful and empowering setting. We currently offer prenatal, preconception, postpartum and well-woman visits lasting an hour each, can support an average of 15-20 births per month, and provide extensive educational offerings to prepare clients for their pregnancy and birth journey. In addition to having supportive collaborative and referral relationships as a part of the medical community, we are privileged to engage with an extensive network of professionals in our birth community including doulas, birth photographers, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, psychotherapists, and more. 

The CNM in this part-time position will provide several clinic days monthly and two call days per week on average, with an opportunity for role expansion as the practice demonstrates consistent capacity.  

The ideal candidate would be comfortable in an autonomous practice setting, enjoy providing individualized emotional support to families in preparation and during birth, is familiar with hypnobirthing techniques, is comfortable providing lactation support and immediate newborn care, and has a demonstrated ability to recognize and act on variations from normal.

For consideration, candidates should also have the following qualifications: 
    -Eligible or current licensure as an APRN-CNM in Colorado
    -Colorado prescriptive authority
    -Current NRP and BLS certifications
    -Experience with alternative pain therapies
    -Experience with water birth
    -Gynecologic skills include IUD insertion/removal
    -Basic ultrasound skills
    -Minimum 2 years experience as a CNM

This position has an anticipated Anticipated start date in late April, 2018. Please send a cover letter and CV to our info@denvercenterforbirth.com.

Karen Loughlin