Excellent Full-Time Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) Opening– Norwalk Hospital, Connecticut (One hour from NYC)
Nuvance Health, formerly Western Connecticut Health Network, is seeking a full-time Certified Nurse Midwife, to join our OB/GYN program at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut.This is a brand new position due to practice growth. Norwalk is located about one hour northeast of New York City along the Long Island Sound in suburban Fairfield County, CT.Our team of midwives, backed up by our OB/GYN hospitalists, take first call and will follows up with patients in the office.
Norwalk hospital sees approximately 1,100 deliveries a year and has a Level II NICU as well as excellent specialty backup, including Maternal Fetal Medicine and Gyn Oncology.The team of four Certified Nurse Midwives cover about 330-400 deliveries per year. This practice has been in existence since 1977 and precepts midwifery students from many of the universities and medical students. In this position, you have the opportunity to provide personal care for your patents without being rushed so you get to know them well. This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits. You will work on average about two 24-hour call schedules and one 9-hour office schedule per week.
Established in 1893, Norwalk Hospital is a 366-bed community hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. As a teaching hospital, we are affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. The CNMs are First Assist on C/Sections. Our employed Medical Group employs 900+ physicians and advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.
Astride a hill with a commanding view of the Long Island Sound, Norwalk Hospital serves a varied and attractive region of Southern Connecticut.The city of Norwalk enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing and boating in state and regional parks and preserves as well as the shore. Connecticut Magazine recently named South Norwalk as the “hottest” nightspot between Boston and New York City with a number of outstanding restaurants and theater venues to choose from.New York City is just one hour away by train or car. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and school options.
Norwalk Hospital is now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.
·Baccalaureate degree, RN and Master's degree required
·Graduate of an approved Certified Nurse Midwife program and current certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMBC)
·State of CT RN, Certified Nurse Midwife license, CT State Controlled Substance and Federal DEA Registration required
·2+ years CNM experience required
·Spanish skills preferred
·Willingness to work about on average two 24-hour call schedules (7 AM - 7 AM Monday - Friday and 8 AM - 8 AM on weekends and holidays) and one 9 hour office schedule per week from 8:30 AM - 5 PM weekdays with flexibility to cover PTO. (coverage schedule subject to change)
Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.
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