Covenant Health

Job Title
Nurse Practitioner
Department Name


Perinatal Center


Perinatal Certified Nurse Midwife

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

Perinatal Center


Position Summary:

Provides comprehensive healthcare to a selective population of essentially healthy women. Participates in the care of women with medical complications in collaboration with Obstetrician-Gynecologists, following established medical protocols


For more information on this position or others contact: Kimberlin Woods || 865-374-5403 || kwoods8@COVHLTH.COM  


  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required, and adjusts processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Performs accurate history and physician examinations.
  • Identifies health hazards in the patient's environment as well as patient risk factors. Identifies and considers the cultural patterns, economic status and patient resources in plan of care.
  • Participates in office clinic and on call schedule as assigned.
  • Obtains appropriate laboratory specimens.
  • Analyzes objective and subjective data for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
  • Provides primary gynecological and obstetrical care in an ambulatory setting, following established medical protocols.
  • Provides inpatient obstetrical care including labor management, delivery of infant, repair of lacerations/episiotomy, and management of minor complications, following established medical protocols. Initiates emergency care as needed.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records and maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc. Documents all pertinent information.
  • Refers patient to appropriate services which exceed scope of practice of the practitioner.
  • Provides health promotion counseling and develop patient teaching information.
  • Participates as needed in research activities and data collection.
  • Instructs and supervises medical and midwifery students and other learners as assigned.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education: Master’s degree from an accredited school of midwifery


Minimum Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in a midwifery practice or as a labor/delivery nurse.


Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain TN license for both Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with Certificate of Fitness to Prescribe, as well as have and maintain certification of American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB). Must have and maintain Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration. CPR Required.


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