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Description of Certified Nurse Midwife Job

Bassett Healthcare midwifery service is seeking one enthusiastic, experienced Certified Nurse Midwife to join our hospital employed practice of 4 other midwives in a collaborative practice with 6 physicians, 2 hospitalists, 3 physician assistants and 1 nurse practitioner.

Our approximately 800 births per year take place at the newly renovated Birthing Center in Cooperstown, New York. Each LDR is equipped with a Jacuzzi tub and large shower area. We are the only area hospital to continue to support VBACs. We also have one of the lowest Cesarean section rates and one of the highest breastfeeding rates in the region. Ante-partum, postpartum and well woman gynecology care take place at regional sites in a five county area. We utilize an electronic medical record for outpatient care.

Bassett Healthcare is an active teaching and research institution. We precept midwifery, medical, nursing and nurse practitioner students. Bassett Medical Center and its health centers are Designated Magnet Facilities accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Bassett Medical Center is a Magnet institution.

Cooperstown is a beautiful, historic village located on Otsego Lake, with year round cultural and recreational opportunities. It is a safe, family-oriented community with excellent schools. Cooperstown is home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Fenimore Art Museum and the internationally acclaimed Glimmerglass Opera.

We offer competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits package, 5 days of CME with a $2,000 stipend, as well as an academic appointment with Columbia University. Malpractice insurance (claims made) is maintained by the hospital.

For confidential consideration, please contact: Colleen Donnelly, Medical Staff Affairs, Bassett Healthcare, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY, 13326; phone: 607-547-6982; fax: 607-547-3844; email: colleen.donnelly@bassett.org or for more information visit our web-site at www.bassett.org.

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