Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
PERDIEM CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFE FOR PIONEER WOMEN’S HEALTH
AND THE BIRTHPLACE AT BAYSTATE FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER
Pioneer Women's Health, part of the Baystate Medical Practices, is seeking an experienced per diem Certified Nurse Midwife to join us in Franklin County, Western Massachusetts.
Position Highlights –
Midwifery-centered community practice with a very collaborative and experienced team of 13 CNMs, 4 physicians, excellent nurses and strong support staff. Every obstetric patient receives midwifery care, and high risk patients are cared for jointly by the CNM/physician team. We encourage shared decision making and patient centered care.
Full scope midwifery and obstetric services including water birth, intermittent auscultation, nitrous, family-focused birth plans, VBAC, twins, “Listening to Newborns”, and breastfeeding support.
Provide Gynecological care throughout the life span. Our midwives deliver over 90% of vaginal births as well as attend c-sections as first assist.
We serve a wide community of clientele throughout Western MA, from Worcester to the Berkshires, southern VT, NH and occasionally northern CT. Our patients represent a diversity of populations including gender diverse, LGBTQ, rural and medically underserved, and folks with a history of substance use disorder. We support the homebirth community, families accessing surrogacy or gestational carriers, and physiologic birth.
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
The midwives at Pioneer Women’s Health have been catching babies at the award-winning Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center since 1985. We attend approximately 500 births annually in our 93-bed community hospital, and we are the only ob/gyn practice in Franklin County. BFMC has consistently been honored for having one of the lowest c-section rates in Massachusetts. Our practice was featured in the American Journal of Nursing, Dec 2010, for “Birthplace: A Model of Collaborative Care at BFMC”.
Baystate Franklin Medical Center is known for its friendly environment and commitment to community medicine. Our affiliation with Baystate Medical Center, a 718-bed Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care hospital in Springfield, MA, allows us a collaborative relationship with consultation services from MFM, Gyn/Onc and infertility specialists. Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system with state-of-the-art facilities located in Western Massachusetts. Join us for delivering a higher state of caring at Baystate Health.
Qualifications: Board Certified CNM with at least one year experience doing full scope midwifery, comfort with higher risk OB care and desire to work in a busy collaborative practice.
To learn more about our health system and living in western Massachusetts, please visit our website at www.choosebaystatehealth.org. Interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
All correspondence can be directed to:
Cate Kokonowski, Lead Midwife, Pioneer Women’s Health
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.
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