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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 DeliveryOutstanding 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. ***

Shift Differentials

  • 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

Additional Application:

Certified Nurse Midwife Qualifications Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing or public health (MSN, MPH) required and a midwifery program approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives. Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred CNM Certification; Certified Nurse Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board required Must have active California RN license Current ACLS, NRP, STABLE and Advanced Fetal Monitoring certification Proficiency in OB/GYN preferred At least 1 year of experience as a Certified Nurse Midwife, preferred

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 0
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
    Salary Range: $125,000 - $175,000