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Certified Nurse Midwife- Midwifery -St. Joseph's Hospital

We Are Hiring

Midwife-Certified Nurse - St. Joseph Campus - Milwaukee,WI


Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

This is an exciting opportunity to start a CNM practice at Ascension - St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, WI! We are looking for a dynamic group of 3 experienced CNMs to launch a full-scope midwifery practice, working in collaboration with a supportive and experienced physician group, and an enthusiastic healthcare team.


  • Delivery of full-scope nurse-midwifery care, practicing within the scope of practice as defined by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and the state of Wisconsin.
  • Collaboration with all members of the health care team
  • Provide education/counseling to patient and patient's family with respect to pregnancy, childbirth, care of the newborn, contraception, family planning and gynecological care.
  • Provide care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making and the right to self-determination.
  • Participation as necessary on various department, facility, and organization committees regarding education, practice, and quality.
  • Participation as necessary on various grant applications and programs.
  • Provide clinical leadership and expertise in a range of settings, and work with communication and marketing in the promotion of midwifery.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification by the ACNM/American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
    • Certified Prescriptive Authority Registered Nurse specializing in Advanced Practice credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. CNM licensure required. Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber Certification required.
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Nurse Midwife credentialed from the state of Wisconsin obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 


  • Master's Level Degree 
    • Master's degree in Nursing required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years full-scope midwifery experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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Job ID: 305288
Category: Nursing
Facility: WIMIL AMG Milwaukee West
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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