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Certified Nurse Midwife - Maternal Fetal Medicine - Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies


Position Summary

Located on the downtown Orlando Health campus, Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies provides specialized care that covers all facets of women's health, from comprehensive gynecological services and minimally invasive surgeries to general obstetrics and high-risk pregnancies and births. Orlando Health Winnie Palmer welcomes nearly 14,000 babies each year. Our 350-bed hospital includes 142 beds in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), making Orlando Health Winnie Palmer one of the largest NICUs in the nation. We are proudly the first – and only – hospital in Florida to offer in utero surgery to repair spina bifida. Named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, our hospital also is proudly recognized as a “Best Children's Hospitals in Neonatology” by U.S. News
& World Report and has held Magnet® Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2013.

Orlando Health Winnie Palmer is part of the Orlando Health system of care, which includes award-winning hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities that span Florida's east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, our 27,000+ team members honor our over 100-year legacy by providing professional and compassionate care to the patients, families and communities we serve.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible, so that you can be present for your passions. “Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work” is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)/Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) incorporates all of the essential factors of primary care that includes evaluation, assessment, treatment, and referral to patients.


Essential Functions

  • The model of health care practiced by the CNM is focused on the ambulatory care of women and newborns and emphasizes health promotion, education and disease prevention and sees the woman as central to the process of providing such care.
  • This care includes preconception counseling, care during normal pregnancy and childbirth, normal gynecological services, contraceptive care and care of the peri and post-menopausal woman.
  • The CNM is permitted to handle emergency situations and to provide collaborative practice per protocol.
  • The CNM also provides surgical assistance and ultrasound services, works a rotation schedule, and takes part in office practice call.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • The CNM/ARNP is responsible for the management of patients within a healthcare system that provides for medical consultation, collaborative management and/or referral to hospital departments and to government and community agencies.
  • The CNM/ARNP supports the financial well-being of the organization by providing cost effective, quality care which meets established clinical and financial outcomes.
  • This allows for the admission, under the supervising physician's service, assessment, evaluation, management, disposition and discharge of patients within established protocols.
  • The CNM provides educational opportunities and resources on clinical treatment, research activities and grant development.


Master's degree in Nursing as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the nurse Midwife category.


  • Certified as a Certified Nurse-Midwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives or the American Counsel of Nurse Midwives renewed every eight (8) years and after 2010 renewed every five (5) years.
  • Current active certification and licensure in the State of Florida as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the nurse midwifery category renewed every two (2) years.
  • Maintains current BLS/Healthcare Provider certification; and NRP certification.

Five (5) years nursing experience. Experience is required in specialty at least for 2 years.