University of Colorado Certified Nurse-Midwife/Instructor - Clinical Practice in Aurora, Colorado


  • Certified Nurse-Midwife / Instructor –Clinical Practice Track*

Position location: University Nurse Midwives (UNM), Aurora, CO 80045* *

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is seeking a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) for a part-time hourly, non-benefits, position with its University Faculty Nurse Midwives (UNM) faculty practice in Aurora, CO (on the Anschutz Medical Campus) to provide antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care to a select population. This position is clinically-based, and includes an Instructor level, clinical teaching track appointment within the College of Nursing. The University of Colorado, College of Nursing currently has three academic midwifery faculty practices and a midwifery education program.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

/A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. //Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here//./



The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

_Nature of Work:_

Faculty Practice Description:

UNM works collaboratively within the OB/GYN department and offers women and families many services including individualized care, group prenatal care, childbirth education, lactation services, mental health services, and referrals to specialty care with the University of Colorado and UCHealth systems. UNM provides full-scope midwifery care to women at the Anschutz Medical Campus and inpatient care to the Metro Community Provider’s Network (MCPN) clinic patients. UNM believes that women benefit from personalized and comprehensive care that focuses on the patient while including the family in the plan of care. The practice provides care to families from many countries and strive to offer culturally appropriate care. This position is a faculty appointment and involvement in the College of Nursing is expected. The nurse-midwife will be part of a midwifery service that consists of 19 CNMs and has a long and successful history within the University of Colorado system.

_Supervision Received:_

Work is performed independently under the general direction and authority of the UNM Clinical Lead within the College of Nursing (CON) faculty practices, Director of Midwifery Services, and the Associate Dean for Community and Clinical Affairs.

_Supervision Exercised:_

Student supervision is required.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Provide full scope care to the gynecologic, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patient

  • Provide care in the outpatient clinic, OB ED unit, and labor & delivery unit

  • Utilize limited obstetric ultrasound skills in the outpatient and inpatient setting

  • Attend monthly practice meetings and participate in a minimum of 1-2 practice and/or College of Nursing committees.

  • Educate health care team students (APNs, medical students, residents) and actively participate in student evaluations.

  • This is a health care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious disease.

  • Active participation in health plan contracts.

  • Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.

_Skill and Ability Requirements_:

  • Independent judgment is necessary to monitor and respond to changes in a client’s condition

  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with families and other members of the health care team

  • Proficient use of the electronic medical health record

  • Strong clinical teaching skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Active participation in health plan contracts

  • Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current

  • Strong collaborative nature

_Conditions of Employment:_

Applicant must be willing and able to provide full scope contraceptive services and counseling for abortion services.

_Work Conditions:_

Normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.

_Salary and Benefits:_

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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_Diversity and Equity:_

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

_Education and Experience Requirements:_

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery

  • Current AMCB certification

  • A minimum of one year offull scope practiceproviding antepartum,intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care

  • Current Board certification as a CNM by date of hire

  • Current RN and APN licensures (Any State) (Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.) Must have Colorado RN and APN licenses by date of hire.

  • Current Prescriptive Authority (RxN) Licensure (Any State). Must have Colorado RxN license by date of hire.

  • Current DEA license within 18 months of hire

  • Valid NPI number by date of hire

  • Valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number by date of hire

  • Completed CAQH by date of hire

  • Current BLS and NRP Certification

  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience

_Preferred Qualifications: _

  • Current Colorado State RN & APN Licensures

  • Current, active, Colorado Prescriptive Authority & DEA

  • Limited OB ultrasound skills

  • Bilingual

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Certified Nurse-Midwife/Instructor - Clinical Practice

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15472