Job Information

University of Utah Certified Nurse Midwife in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/08/2021

Requisition Number PRN28384B

Job Title PS Certified Nurse Midwife

Working Title Certified Nurse Midwife

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 30-40, depending on FTE at hire.

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

We are willing to consider hiring at 30-40 hours per week or .75-1.0 FTE . Full and generous benefits are available to employees at or over .75 FTE . Benefits include medical, an additional 14.2% of salary retirement contribution, and others. See benefits info here:

VP Area U of U Health - Academics


Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $87,500-$120,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Certified Nurse Midwife ( CNM ) hired into this position will manage the general health needs of women throughout the life cycle. The position requires a considerable degree of independent skills and judgment necessary to monitor and respond to changes in patients’ condition.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.


1. Provide evidence-based care to women including ordering and evaluation of diagnostic tests and management of minor complications.

2. Provide inpatient ( CNM ) and outpatient obstetrical care for essentially healthy women.

3. Provide individualized client teaching, counseling and anticipatory guidance for the current identified problem, weeks’ gestation, and social/cultural situation.

4. Perform accurate comprehensive health history, review of systems and physical examination, concluding with diagnosis and treatment.

5. Perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with health and disease states.

6. Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for pregnancy, acute and common primary care conditions.

7. Develop differential diagnoses based on clinical and laboratory data.

8. Differentiate and manage common primary care problems and other deviations from normal. Recognize emergencies and initiate emergency care/triage.

9. Manage the general health needs of women throughout the life cycle. Initiate health promotion and disease prevention strategies that consider the individual’s age, developmental status, disability, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation to address their physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs.

10. Participate in the care of women with medical complications in collaboration with Obstetricians-Gynecologists and /or other physicians and health professionals as indicated and by sharing and receiving referrals for care with other professionals.

11. Complete necessary documentation appropriately, including coding and billing.

12. Instruct, supervise/precept and serve as mentor to students and trainees in medicine and nursing as assigned. Ensure a positive learning environment.

13. Contribute to site-specific quality improvement and data collection efforts.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


Current licensure to practice as a Certified Nurse Midwife in the State of Utah.

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association, or obtain within one month of hire, as determined by credentialing.


Utah State prescriptive privileges.

National certification as a Nurse Midwife.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Spanish speaking.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.