Plumas District Hospital, a small rural hospital located in the Northern, CA Sierra mountains, only 2 hours from Chico, CA and Lake Tahoe, and 90 minutes from Reno, NV has an innovative full time opportunity for a Certified Nurse Midwife to create a Birthing Center and work in OB/Labor and Delivery. Outstanding work environment, supportive staff, great employee benefits, and professional development opportunities.
*** $10,000.00 sign-on bonus offered to new hires in this role who have a minimum of two years of experience working in this capacity with a commitment of 3 years. ***
- Night Shift: $10.00/hr
- MSN: $1.00
Certified Nurse Midwife Opportunity
- Dynamic opportunity to develop a birthing center program from the ground up with supportive CRNAs, Family Practice OB MDs (FPOB) and passionate L&D nurses.
- See prenatal patients in the clinic as part of a comprehensive perinatal education program.
- Independently manage a low risk patient panel.
- Staff as either L&D RN or CNM depending on need. Manage uncomplicated labor and deliveries in the hospital with 24/7 MD back up. Able to rotate as L&D RN for MD deliveries with second RN available.
- Assist with training/education/clinical skills for the OB program, including adherence to the new guidelines/standard of care changes.
- Collaborate with 4 dynamic and supportive FPOBs, including Spinning Babies trained and Centering Pregnancy/Centering Parenting Trained Facilitator.
- Supportive labor measures include Labor Tub, Kaya Stool, Peanut Ball, Rebozo.
- Small hospital with lower volumes means high touch and the chance to be intimately involved in prenatal care, labor, delivery, and postpartum care of patients.
- 24/7 access to UC Davis NICU providers through PEANUT (Pediatric Emergency Assistance to Newborns Using Telehealth).
- Great working relationship with consulting perinatologists from Sacramento, CA and Reno, NV.
- Close collaboration with local home birth midwife and local doulas.
- Active Sweet Success Diabetes program assists in the prevention of diabetic complications and neonatal transfers due to hypoglycemia. EOE