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Cedars-Sinai Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) - 12-Hour Evening Shift in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

Our Obstetrics & Gynecology has been ranked the Best in Los Angeles and #7 in the US by U.S. News & World Report, 2023-

  1. At Cedars-Sinai, we know you have different gynecologic needs through your life. Our team of OB-GYNs supports you at every stage and every age. With a wide range of services like annual check-ups, help for fibroids, labor and delivery, prenatal testing, fertility issues, menopause or gynecologic cancers, you can count on our team to provide personalized, compassionate care.

Why work here?

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California by U.S. News & World Report, 2023‑

  1. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries.

We take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our talented doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing:

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership, and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventive, acute care discharge. A CNM's practice incorporates both independent decision-making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to provide expert care to the patients. The CNM is responsible to the medical director and the chief nursing executive (CNE) and functions as an integral part of the medical team. The CNM practices under the Board of Registered Nursing California code of regulations, Title 16, CCR section 1379; utilizing Nurse Midwife Standardized Procedures. These are developed in a collaborative effort within the area of specialty, department of Nursing and the Hospital Administration, incorporating CSHS goals and represent an interdisciplinary approach to patient care delivery. The CNM provides individualized care upholding CSHS philosophies including but not limited to care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, the Plan for Provision of Patient Care, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan, the Professional Organization Standards, Code of Conduct, and hospital and departmental policies and procedures. She/he enhances competency skills through continuing education programs. She/he demonstrates the ability to provide care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background. She/he performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental milestones of the population(s) served which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, and adult. She/he can identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent. She/he can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the population served.

  • Identifies Basic/Advanced FHR tracings, including identifying early, late, variable, and sinusoidal patterns consistent with NICHD Terminology.

  • Initiates the appropriate nursing interventions and ensures appropriate communication to Primary MD with Charge RN and Chief Residents.

  • Performs specialized procedures specific to patients in Labor and Delivery including, but not limited to, NST, CST, Internal Fetal Monitoring, and assisting with operative procedures.

  • Provides expertise in management of labor, delivery, and recovery. Teaches staff appropriate use of medications for induction/augmentation along with cervical ripening agents.

  • Utilizes appropriate protocols and guidelines along with documentation, dosage, side effects, and interventions.

  • Provides labor support to both patient and family members while attending to the psychological and social needs of the childbearing process.

  • Role models best practices for staff and continues to provide education and emotional support during entire labor process.

  • Reinforces safety measures while utilizing proper communication with SBAR during hand offs and reporting to both MD and Management Staff.

  • Implements emergency and/or maintenance measures independently and in collaboration with Perinatologists, Neonatologists, House staff physicians, and Anesthesiologists as necessary.

  • Attends at least 6 OBGYN Grand Rounds per fiscal year. Attends 6 out of 12 APN meetings per fiscal year. Conducts at least 2 peer reviews per fiscal year. Participates in at least 8 hours of community service per fiscal year. Provides resident and staff nurse education.


Experience Requirements:

Two (2) plus years’ experience as Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM).

Educational/Licensure/Certifications Requirements:

Master of Nursing Degree

Current State of California Registered Nurse

National Certification for Certified Nurse Midwife

Current DEA license

Basic Life Support (BLS)



About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1457938

Working Title : Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) - 12-Hour Evening Shift

Department : OBGYN Professional Svcs

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Nursing

Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (RN)

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Evening

Shift Duration : 12 hour

Base Pay : $163,800.00 - $262,000.00

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.