UCSF Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Division Certified Nurse-Midwife
The Zuckerberg SFGH Division of the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is recruiting a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) at .7-1.0 % effort to be a core clinician, a clinician-educator based at ZSFG, and a member of the UCSF faculty (Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, HS Clinical series).
The incoming candidate will provide full scope nurse-midwifery clinical care including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and family planning services.
Minimum qualifications (may be in process during application period, however, must be possessed by the time of hire) are:
RN and CNM (with furnishing) licensure per the California Board of Registered Nursing
Certification as a Nurse-Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board
Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification
American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
Desired qualifications are:
Ability to articulate and implement core tenets of equitable healthcare and education
Proficiency in Spanish language
Strong communication and interdisciplinary team work skills
Experience as a clinical preceptor of student nurse-midwives
Experience facilitating Centering Pregnancy groups
Minimum of one-year clinical experience as a CNM (antepartum and intrapartum) though will consider new graduate applicants
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Division of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences ZSFG is the City and County of San Francisco’s safety net hospital and serves as the main source of primary and specialty care for uninsured and underinsured residents of San Francisco. The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital division is the largest of the six divisions in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and includes the longest-standing hospital-based midwifery practice in San Francisco, now attending births in a state-of-the art Family Birth Center. This clinical setting offers expanded options to patients, including nitrous oxide, as well as ongoing
support of physiologic birth, including volunteer and community-based doula programs, and one of the lowest cesarean-section rates in California. ZSFG nurse-midwives are members of a collaborative, interprofessional team with a shared commitment to providing respectful, culturally appropriate care to all patients and families.
The mission of the Nurse-Midwives of ZSFG • To provide high quality, satisfying, and holistic pregnancy, birth, postpartum, family planning, and abortion care for the families and communities we serve. • To make respectful, equitable, culturally humble midwifery services available to the people of San Francisco. • To deepen our impact by engaging in meaningful ways with the communities we serve. • To consistently strive to diversify our midwifery service. • To recognize and combat racism, discrimination and bias in ourselves and in our institutions. • To provide family- and team-based care informed by the current midwifery and medical evidence. • To educate midwifery students, medical students and residents in the midwifery model of care and to prepare a diverse workforce of exceptional clinicians, leaders and agents for change.
Certified Nurse-Midwife Roles and Responsibilities
The CNM provides full scope nurse-midwifery care at Mission Neighborhood Health Center, the ZSFG Obstetrics, Midwifery & Gynecology Clinic, the ZSFG Family Birth Center, and the ZSFG postpartum unit. Essential clinical responsibilities include the following:
• Antepartum care (both 1:1 and CenteringPregnancy) in collaboration with Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program team members and social service agencies; • Intrapartum care and Birth Center triage; • Postpartum care (inpatient and outpatient); • Family planning; • Clinical education of nurse-midwifery students, medical students, and residents; • Collaboration and consultation with physician colleagues • Documentation of care via electronic medical record
Please apply online and submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching, statement of diversity, and contact information for three letters of reference via AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03167
Internal Number: JPF03167
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.