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Req #: 10612
Entity: Asante Ashland Community Hospital
Location: Ashland, OR
Department: Obstetrics
Shift: Variable Hours/Variable Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.000001
Schedule: On Call
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Additional Position Details: FTE: 0.0 | Flexible Workforce| Variable Hours/Variable Days

Doulas at Asante are paid both at an hourly rate (used for training, meetings, etc.) which is based on qualifications and years of relevant experience. There is also a separate flat rate of $484.50 per assigned Doula shift (regardless of experience or length of shift).

Position Summary

Asante Ashland Community Hospital (AACH), located in Ashland, Oregon, is a 49-bed community hospital that features a birthing center, surgery center, diagnostic imaging, a laboratory, respiratory testing, and surgery. Outpatient services include internal medicine, home health, wound care, and hyperbaric medicine. Founded in 1907, the hospital has grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of the community and the changing demands of healthcare.

If you are looking for a place to make a difference, work alongside of great people, and do amazing patient care, Asante Ashland Community Hospital is the place.

At AACH, the Doula is responsible for providing continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother before, during and just after the childbirth experience. The Doula is part of a group that is available to patients as needed for support.

As a Doula for Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure patient care is delivered in accordance with established standards, federal and state regulations, accreditation standards and Asante's mission, vision, and values.
  • Ensure compliance with hospital and department policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Work as a team player at all levels and supports hospital administration, management, and staff demonstrating excellent interpersonal and customer services skills.
  • Support and promote infection control program, safety program, risk management program, staff development and education program and other organizational initiatives.
  • Interact in a kind, compassionate, and professional manner, in keeping with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Asante.



  • Prior experience attending births is required


  • BLS : Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon start

ONE of the following Doula Certifications is required:

  • Birth Doula Certification by DONA International
  • Certified Professional Birth Doula by to Labor International
  • Full Circle Doula Training Certification by the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC)
  • Doula Certification from the International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
  • Certified Professional Labor Doula by ProDoula
  • Birth & Bereavement certification by Stillbirthday University
  • Birth Doula certified by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA)
  • THW (Traditional Health Worker) by the OHA with completion of Doula Approved Course by the OHA

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

Why Asante

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

More About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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