Oregon Health & Science University

Certified Nurse-Midwife Instructor (Per Diem) - Marquam Hill

Job Locations US-OR-Portland | US-OR-Hillsboro
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing
Salary Range
$85.00 an hour

Department Overview

Oregon Health & Science University's School of Nursing is seeking qualified candidates for full-time faculty appointments. Faculty will be expected to complete teaching and clinical care hours. Applications are accepted year-round. Complete application reviews take place at least once per semester but may happen more regularly to fill an immediate need.


Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon's only public academic health center. It educates health professionals and scientists and provides leading-edge patient care, community service, and biomedical research.


Our faculty are guided by the evolving needs of the communities we serve and united by the relentless pursuit of excellence in health and science. We practice at the forefront of change and innovation in a culture that prides itself on progress and collaboration. At OHSU you have the opportunity to be a change agent, transforming the future of human health:

  • Advance community-focused health and science education to prepare the future healthcare workforce.
  • Train the next generation of leaders.
  • Foster a culture of lifelong scholarship and collaboration between educators and learners.
  • Challenge conventions in education and pioneer new ways of teaching

Function/Duties of Position

Clinical Activities
  • Practice that emanates from the School of Nursing is expected to support the teaching and research missions of the School.
  • In the practice environment, teaching occurs concurrently with clinical activities. Specific duties include:
    • Provide supplementary coverage of labor and delivery calls when the permanent faculty are ill, in retreat, traveling professionally, on vacation, or leave.
    • The primary expectation is the provision of clinical midwifery services to patients in the faculty practice during both day and night shifts.

Education Activities

  • Clinical education and supervision of graduate nurse-midwifery students in the provision

Service Activities

  • These activities could include faculty meetings, committee membership, professional activities, and other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director.

Other Activities

  • The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach, and public service.

Required Qualifications


  • Master’s Degree


  • At least two (2) years of practice in full-scope midwifery


  • AMCB certification as a nurse-midwife
  • Oregon RN license
  • Oregon nurse-midwifery license
  • Current CPR card
  • NRP certification

Job-Related Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Competencies)

  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description.
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.

Additional Details

Working Conditions

  • Frequent interruptions in an environment of frequent change and fluctuations.
  • May be exposed to excessive auditory and visual stimulation.
  • May be required to attend out-of-town conferences according to School of Nursing travel and reimbursement policies.
  • May be exposed to body fluids, tissue, possible radiation exposure, and infectious processes.
  • Subject to computer work for several hours, as needed.
  • Able to use all appropriate patient care and office equipment within the work area.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing: On concrete, vinyl, or carpeting up to 4 hours per day and intermittently.
  • Sitting: Chair or stool continuous for up to 8 hours per day and intermittently.
  • Changing Position: Intermittently, as needed.
  • Walking: Intermittently up to 4 hours per day on concrete, vinyl, and carpeting.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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