Nurse Midwives

social interests medical procedure patient health care newborn care gynecological treatment birthing process family member woman primary health care

Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Nurse Midwife, Staff Certified Nurse Midwife, Staff Nurse Midwife

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN); Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner; Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Allergy/Immunization Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Allergy/Immunization Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Aeromedical Education Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Aeromedical Education Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Superintendent; Clinical Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit; Dental Assistant Journeyman; Health Services Management Craftsman, Health Information Technology
Army Public Health Nurse; Certified Nurse Midwife; Critical Care Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner; Generalist Nurse; Nurse Anesthetist; Nurse Corps Officer; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Perioperative Nurse; Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse
Health Services Technician; Medical Administration Specialty
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Clinical Specialist, Nursing; Critical Care Nurse; Emergency/Trauma Nurse; Nurse Anesthetist; Nurse Midwife; Obstetrician-Gynecologist; Perioperative Nurse; Primary Care Nurse Practitioner; Professional Registered Nurse; SC - Nurse Corps - General
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN); Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Midwife
What they do:
Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
On the job, you would:
  • Provide prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, or newborn care to patients.
  • Monitor fetal development by listening to fetal heartbeat, taking external uterine measurements, identifying fetal position, or estimating fetal size and weight.
  • Document patients' health histories, symptoms, physical conditions, or other diagnostic information.



  • medicine and dentistry
  • therapy and counseling

Math and Science

  • psychology
  • biology

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • customer service


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • understanding people's reactions
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions



  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems


  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time


  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps


People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Concern for Others
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software

  • eClinicalWorks EHR software Hot Technology
  • Epic Systems Hot Technology

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Office suite software

  • Microsoft Office software Hot Technology


Education: (rated 5 of 5)
master's degree or
certificate after master's
usually needed

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