Nurse Midwife

Job Requisition #: JR66176

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife for a full time Inpatient/Outpatient Midwife position at ChristianaCare. The Nurse Midwife will work closely with our OB/GYN physicians and ancillary staff in the hospital and clinic setting. ChristianaCare provides a range of medical services for women at all stages of life focusing on both physical and emotional wellbeing of our patients.  

The Nurse Midwife will provide primary gynecologic and obstetric care to women in the outpatient clinic, along with assisting physicians with deliveries and managing the care of women during labor and delivery within established protocols, guidelines, and procedures. 

  • Provide primary gynecologic care to women including annual exams, evaluation, and management of medical conditions.
  • Provide pre-natal outpatient care to pregnant women in the outpatient clinical setting
  • Order, interpret and communicate results of appropriate lab tests and prescribe care and/or medications based on test results
  • Within the scope of their education, training, and credentialing, provide full-scope care for 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 Maryland
  • 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.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


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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