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du or drop them off in person at Birthwise Midwifery School. Birthwise is an equal opportunity employer.
The Birth House Staff Midwife (Posted May 22, 2017)
Birthwise Midwifery School is looking for an experienced, competent, and personable Staff Midwife to join our staff at The Birth House. The Birth House is a community clinic and birth center that offers holistic midwifery care, including home birth and birth center birth, to the families of Southwestern Maine and the Mount Washington Valley region of New Hampshire.
The Birth House is also a service-learning opportunity for Birthwise Midwifery School students. Besides attending births, the staff midwife will work closely with passionate student midwives at the community clinic. The ideal candidate will be a leader who enjoys supervising and teaching students.
QUALIFICATIONS: We’re looking for a CPM, CPM or CNM with at least 8 years experience in clinical midwifery practice, preferably in a birth center. Successful candidates must live, or be willing to relocate to, within 30 minutes of Bridgton, Maine.
COMMITMENT: This position is part time, with the potential for full-time work in the future. Qualified, engaging candidates are also eligible to join the Birthwise Midwifery School faculty part-time to fill out their hours.
PAY: Compensation includes a base pay based on experience, plus a set rate for each out-of-hospital birth that the staff midwife attends. Benefits include professional liability insurance coverage, paid time off, and at least two months off-call annually.
Faculty (Posted June 20, 2017)
We accept applications on a rolling basis from individuals interested in joining our part-time faculty. All course instruction happens in-person in Bridgton, Maine. All faculty members must be currently or recently professionally involved in their area of instruction. All midwifery instructors in the core curriculum must be qualified as follows:
- Nationally certified midwife (CPM, CM, CNM) or
- Legally recognized in a jurisdiction, province or state as a practitioner who provides care for childbearing individuals
All midwife faculty members must have out-of-hospital birth knowledge and/or experience and be compatible with the Birthwise guiding principles and philosophy of teaching. Previous teaching experience in an adult-learning model is preferable.
Models (Posted May 10, 2017)
Birthwise uses live models to assess students on performing skills. These models are local people who are paid per diem to participate in simulation assessment scenarios. Contact Birthwise if you would like to be considered for an occasional modeling opportunity.
Housing (Posted May 10, 2017)
Birthwise is continually needing short-term and longer term housing for students in the Bridgton area. If you have a room, apartment, or house you would like to rent to students, send a description of the housing to [email protected].