Careers

Birth Assistant (CPM, LPN, RN) - Multiple Positions, Immediate Openings

Full-Time/Part-Time

Position Overview:
We are seeking a dedicated Birth Assistant (Certified Professional Midwife [CPM], Licensed Practical Nurse [LPN], or Registered Nurse [RN]) to join our team. The Birth Assistant will support our midwives and healthcare professionals in delivering holistic and client-centered care. This role is critical in maintaining a safe, nurturing environment for natural childbirth, including prenatal visits, labor and delivery support, and postpartum care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing comprehensive care during prenatal visits, labor and delivery, and postpartum periods.
  • Support the midwives and healthcare team in monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the birthing process.
  • Prepare and maintain the birthing environment, ensuring it is clean, comfortable, and safe.
  • Assist with non-medical aspects of care, such as providing emotional support and encouragement, helping with breathing techniques, and facilitating family involvement as desired.
  • Monitor vital signs of the mother and baby, under the supervision of a midwife or nurse, and report any concerns.
  • Provide education and resources to mothers and families on topics related to natural childbirth, breastfeeding, newborn care, and postpartum recovery.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training, and professional development opportunities to enhance quality of care.

Qualifications:

  • Current certification or licensure as a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Experience in maternal and child health, labor and delivery, or a related field preferred.
  • Passion for natural childbirth and a holistic approach to maternity care.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to provide empathetic, culturally sensitive care.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and under the supervision of midwives and other healthcare professionals.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as childbirth is unpredictable.
  • CPR certification and neonatal resuscitation certification preferred or required, depending on the role.
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) - Multiple Positions, Immediate Openings

Full-Time/Part-Time

Position Overview:
We are seeking an immediate hire for a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) passionate about natural childbirth and holistic care. The CNM(s) will be an integral part of our healthcare team, providing comprehensive prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum care. This position requires a deep commitment to supporting women’s choices in childbirth, offering evidence-based care, and maintaining a high standard of safety and compassion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive prenatal visits, including health assessments, counseling, and education on natural childbirth and breastfeeding.
  • Provide continuous support and monitoring during labor and birth, utilizing natural pain management and labor support techniques.
  • Offer postpartum care, including breastfeeding support, newborn care education, and maternal health monitoring.
  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to develop and implement care plans that respect the wishes and needs of the birthing person and their family.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of care provided and communicate effectively with all team members.
  • Participate in community outreach and education initiatives related to natural childbirth and maternal health.
  • Commit to ongoing professional development and adherence to best practices in midwifery and natural childbirth.

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and authorization to practice in the state.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in midwifery, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in natural birth settings.
  • Excellent clinical skills with a focus on holistic, patient-centered care.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of building trust with families and working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Flexible availability to accommodate the unpredictable nature of childbirth, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • CPR certification and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter detailing your interest in natural childbirth and relevant experience, and copies of current certifications/licenses to sue@lilac.health.

Please indicate your availability (full-time/part-time) and any preferences for shift times.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our birth center. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.