Certified Midwife Laborist

Job Requisition #: JR61950

End Date: 4/11/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife for a full time Midwife Laborist position at ChristianaCare. The Midwife Laborist will work closely with the on-site OB/GYN physicians and ancillary staff to provide care for pregnant patients in our modern Labor and Delivery Unit with the most up-to-date obstetrical and fetal monitoring technology.

The Midwife Laborist will provide direct management and acute healthcare to women in labor, during delivery and post-delivery under the appropriate medical supervision and planning care within established protocols, guidelines, and procedures. 

Within the scope of their education, training and credentialing, the Midlife Laborist provides full-scope care of obstetrical patients in the inpatient setting including

    • Monitoring the medical condition of the mother and baby throughout labor and delivery
    • Maintaining contact with supervising obstetrician as appropriate
    • Maintaining full and accurate medical record of patient's delivery
    • Instructing L&D nurses as they assist with the delivery process
    • Managing medical care to mother post-delivery
    • Taking appropriate action when medical complications arise including alerting supervising obstetrician


  • Certified Nurse Midwife degree
  • License or license eligible as a Midwife in the State of Delaware
  • Minimum of two years of related experience required

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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