Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida is looking for a Certified Nurse Midwife with full scope on a full-time basis. Proven experience in out-patient and in-patient settings is required. This is a 6 midwife rotation with 4 OB/GYN back up. Please note, in order to secure hospital privileges you must have delivered babies on a regular basis within the past year. Our practice is located on Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, just 2 minutes away from Gulf Coast Hospital. Modern offices, EHR, competitive salary, and a very desirable schedule are just a few reasons why FHC is a great place to work. Be a part of fulfilling our mission at Family Health Centers of SW FL.
• Knowledge of physiologic, sociologic, emotional, and cultural factors which effect women throughout the lifecycle, so that appropriate care may be given. • Knowledge of the process of normal low-risk pregnancy and birth. • Knowledge of factors indicating a high-risk pregnancy, and/or birth. • Knowledge of physiological and general human developmental factors related to essentially normal newborns. • Cognitive and motor abilities to manage clients requiring gynecologic and family planning care. • Cognitive and motor abilities to manage antepartal, intrapartal and postpartal care of essentially low-risk clients, and their newborns. • Cognitive and motor abilities to first-assist the OB/GYN physician during scheduled and emergency cesarean sections, and when necessary, gynecologic surgical procedures. • Ability to recognize and refer to the OB/GYN physician, gynecologic or family planning clients needing care beyond the scope of practice of the CNM. • Ability to recognize and collaboratively manage or refer to the OB/GYN physician, clients deemed to be high-risk, either antepartally, intrapartally, or postpartally. • Graduate of an American College of Nurse-Midwives accredited school of Nurse-Midwifery. • Post Bachelor's Degree in related field of study. • Licensed by the DPR Board of Nursing under Sections 464.008 - 464-009, F.B. and certified under Section 464.012, S.F. • Certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Family Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug/ Nicotine/Alcohol free Workplace. We do not hire illegal drug or nicotine users.
Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida is a private not for profit company providing high quality medical and dental care to the residents of Lee, Hendry, and Charlotte counties. We operate 29 separate primary care offices and employ over 400 healthcare professionals. We are the largest deliverer of babies in Lee County, with over 1400 deliveries in 2015!