Certified Nurse Midwife (2325) - Exempt

  • Part-time
  • Work Hours: Regular
  • Job Code and Title: 2325-Nurse Midwife
  • Fill Type: Temporary Exempt

Company Description

*This announcement has been amended to reflect the updated salary schedule. Applicants who already applied do not need to reapply and will be included in the applicant pool.

The Department of Public Health prioritizes equitable and inclusive access to quality healthcare for its community and values the importance of diversity in its workforce. All employees at the Department of Public Health work to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, and immigration status. 

The Mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. SFDPH strives to achieve its mission through the work of two main Divisions - the San Francisco Health Network and Population Health.

The San Francisco Health Network is the City's only complete system of care and has locations throughout the City, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and over 15 primary care health centers.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) is an essential part of San Francisco’s health care system serving some 100,000 patients each year and providing 20 percent of the city’s inpatient care. Recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals, we serve the community with a full complement of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and psychiatric services for adults and children 24-hours a day.

The Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) will join the longest-standing hospital-based midwifery practice in San Francisco, attending births in a state-of-the art Family Birth Center. This clinical setting offers expanded options to patients, including nitrous oxide, as well as ongoing support of physiologic birth, demonstrated by collaboration with community doula programs and one of the lowest cesarean-section rates in California. ZSFG nurse-midwives are members of a collaborative, interprofessional team with a shared commitment to providing respectful, culturally appropriate care to all patients and families.

  • Application Opening: Wednesday, November 8, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job ad may close at any time but no sooner than Wednesday, November 15, 2023.
  • Compensation Range: $84.8125 to $134.8250 per hour (Click here for more information)
  • Appointment Type: Temporary Exempt, As-needed
  • Shift: Varied. Days, evenings, nights, weekends, and/or holiday shifts may be required, depending on the position.

This temporary-exempt (TEX) position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. Some positions are limited to 1,040 work hours in a year. Exempt employees are considered "at will" and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future exempt vacancies within the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH).

Job Description

Temporary Exempt - In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104.

Under general nursing direction, the CNM functions within an organized system for the delivery of health care as a member of an interprofessional team. The CNM provides nurse-midwifery care in the Obstetrics, Midwifery, & Gynecology Clinic, Family Birth Center, and postpartum unit. In collaboration with the physician, the essential job functions include the following:

  • Antepartum care (both 1:1 and Centering Pregnancy) in collaboration with Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program team members and social service agencies;
  • Intrapartum care and Birth Center triage;
  • Postpartum care (inpatient and outpatient);
  • Family planning;
  • Furnishing of medication according to standardized procedures;
  • Clinical education of nurse-midwifery students, medical students, and residents; AND
  • Documentation of care via electronic medical record.

The 2325 Certified Nurse Midwife performs other related duties as assigned.



  1. LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse (RN) License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; AND
  2. LICENSE: Possession of a valid Certified Nurse Midwife Certificate issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; AND
  3. LICENSE: Possession of a current Nurse Midwife Furnishing Number issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; AND
  4. CERTIFICATION: Possession of National Board Certification as a Certified Nurse Midwife by the American Midwifery Certificate Board.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Important Note: Please make sure it is absolutely clear in your application exactly how you meet the minimum qualifications. Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Failure to provide the required verification when requested may result in the rejection of the application and/or appointment in this class. Please be aware that any misrepresentation of this information may disqualify you from this recruitment or future job opportunities.  

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION PRIOR TO SUBMISSION.

*As of March 30, 2023, in order to place you at the appropriate salary step, please include your complete and verifiable Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse-Midwife employment history (up to 21 years) on our application. The information that you provide on the application will be used to determine your salary step. A resume cannot substitute for the need to fully complete your employment application. 

Additional Information

Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (MQSQ) (Weight: Qualifying): Applicants will be required to complete a Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire by email after your submit your application. This MQSQ is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information identifying their education, experience, and training. The MQSQ will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications. Please provide proof of your licenses and certifications by uploading them to your application.

Selection Procedures: The selection procedure will include evaluation of the application packet in relation to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. 


    How to apply: 

    Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit careers.sf.gov and begin the application process.  

    Our e-mail communications may come from more than one department so please make sure your email is set to accept messages from all of us at this link.Applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. 

    Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment therefore, it is their responsibility to contact the Analyst if they update their email address.  

    Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received. 


    DPH Health Critical Requirements and Information: Please review the following policies regarding DPH employment requirements that safeguard yourself and others.  

    Additional information regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:  

    If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Hanz Pagao at [email protected] or 628-271-6839. 

    We may use text messaging to communicate with you on the phone number provided in your application. The first message will ask you to opt in to text messaging. 

    All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

    CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

    The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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