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Spectrum Health Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) - Ludington in Ludington, Michigan

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital OBGYN is seeking two Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) to join our growing team! This is a great opportunity to help grow a midwifery program for Ludington and the surrounding communities! Our current practice includes 2 physicians and 2 advanced practice providers. We have hired an additional physician who will start with us in 2023. You will see patients in the office (attached to the hospital), L&D, and hospital.

We seek candidates who display flexibility, innovation, and are change agents for positive growth!

On call responsibilities, etc will be determined and discussed during an interview with our team!

This location qualifies for the Michigan State Loan Repayment Program (MSLRP).

Due to the nature of this position and current team structure, we are considering applicants with three years or more of midwifery experience in a hospital or birthing center at this time.

Job Summary

Under medical direction, provides care to mothers and babies through antepartum, intrpartum, post-partum and neonatal phases the maternity cycle for the medically uncomplicated patient. Provides gynecological care including family planning.

Essential Functions

  • Functions in the role of advanced practitioner to coordinate comprehensive care delivery. Writes orders/prescriptions for standard formulary medications, diagnostic procedures and consultations, coordinating the services of multiple care givers / services in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Obtains histories and performs physical exams.

  • Assesses the patient’s / significant other’s, health care team’s, school’s and other community educational needs and develops, implements, evaluates and revises teaching strategies/educational programs related to area of specialty.

  • Acts as a patient advocate, crossing multidisciplinary lines to meet patient needs. Communicates, collaborates, networks with and acts as a consultant to other members of the health care team. Acts as a consult in area of expertise.

  • Performs and assists with designated procedures.

  • Documents in the medical record and dictates information as appropriate.

  • Provides input into the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of service/program.

  • Initiates process improvement studies in order to measure the outcomes of care and evaluate services. Makes recommendations to improve the quality of patient care provided and utilizes the scientific method to research clinical problems.


  • Required Master's Degree in nursing or health related field

  • 3 years of relevant experience relevant clinical Required

  • Successful completion of competency based orientation. Required

  • Previous experience in a collaborative role. Required

  • Previous nurse midwife experience. Preferred

  • LIC-Registered Nurse (RN) - STATE_MI State of Michigan required

  • CRT-CPR - AHA American Heart Association required

  • LIC-Midwife - STATE_MI State of Michigan required

Primary Location

SITE - Medical Office Building II - 7 Atkinson Dr - Ludington

Department Name

OB Gynecology - Ludington

Employment Type

Full time


Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work

8 AM to 5 PM, Variable

Days Worked


Weekend Frequency

Variable weekends

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Spectrum Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447. We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.