Certified Nurse Midwife

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Job Summary

Join four CNMs and five physicians in a very supportive and team-oriented practice in the lovely New River Valley of Southwest Virginia. We are looking for a fifth CNM to join our collaborative group, seeing women in our two New River Valley offices, and attending births at the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. Within this full-scope practice, we provide care to women from diverse social and educational backgrounds. A certain percentage of our clients select our practice for the unique care we provide, including care for women choosing VBAC. We are the first group to embrace full-scope hospital-based midwifery care within a 100 mile radius! Primary call would be 1:4. We offer post-primary call day off as well as competitive salary and CME allowance.Life in the New River Valley offers easy access to recreation in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, many cultural and educational opportunities, and a mild, four-season climate. We are looking for a CNM with excellent communication skills, passion for midwifery, and a desire to work as part of a cohesive midwife and physician team. Ideally, the candidate would feel comfortable providing support for natural birth and co-managing high-risk pregnancies and labors. Our team would like to welcome a CNM who joins in our values of strong work ethic, evidence-based practice, and true compassion for the families we care for. While midwifery experience is preferred, we will gladly consider a strong new graduate candidate to join our growing practice in the heart of the Blue Ridge.  Office hours 8am - 5pm  with 24 hour call responsibilities. 



A nurse with advanced skills should have access to the exceptional opportunities and sophisticated resources of an award winning organization. That’s Carilion Clinic, a community-based health care organization that includes a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.


Based in western Virginia, we’re a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of joining a regional health care leader including supportive leadership, inter-professional teams, state-of-the-art technology innovative learning and training, with advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Program, including preceptorship required.

Experience: One to three years experience required with midwifery preferred.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Current state Licensed Nurse Practitioner (LNP), DEA license and Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required.  AHA BLS-HCP certification required.  Must have valid Virginia Drivers license. 

Must have collaborative agreement on file between the physician and midwife to meet State Board regulatory requirement.

Other Minimum Qualifications:  Must own/operate reliable form of transportation.  Must have clear criminal background check.

Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia

Boards of Nursing and Medicine.  Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers.

Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. 

Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers.  Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, includingelectronic medical records.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 34333 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology - New River Valley 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: 8-5 office with call responsibilities
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email: KBFarrell@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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