Certified Nurse Midwife/Nurse Practitioner

Duke Health | Durham, NC, United States

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Posted Date 5/13/2022

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Duke University Hospital

Center for Advanced Practice

Job Description

Certified Nurse Midwife/Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) / Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice provider (APP) who provides direct patient care services for antepartum, intrapartum (CNM only), postpartum and gynecology patients. This practice includes primary as well as specialized care provided in multiple locations including inpatient units and OB triage in the Duke Birthing Center, Duke Regional and outpatient clinics. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications and coordinates the care and discharge of patients. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and provides leadership to the organization.

Position Requirements


Completion of an accredited Nurse Midwifery program or Nurse Practitioner Program


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as a CNM or NP.


A Master’s degree is required

Life support:




APPs will work an average of 40 hours each week Monday through Friday to include 4 or 8 hour days in the outpatient clinics and 8, 10 or 12 hour days in the hospital from 6am to 6pm. Duke University holidays are not included. This schedule may be modified by CAP leadership to meet the hospital and clinical needs.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Healthcare & Public Health | Nursing

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