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Certified Nurse Midwife- Western, WI
Prevea Health
Prevea Health
 
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Job Location: Altoona, WI
Job Type: Full-time

Title
Certified Nurse Midwife- Western, WI

Description

Join a growing full scope CNM practice with two experienced certified nurse midwives and two Ob/Gyns

Job Description and Essential Functions

Job Title/Position: Certified Nurse Midwife

Job Classification: Direct Patient Care/Hands on Patient Care

Date of Analysis: 7/15/2014 Date of Revision/Review: 5/19/2015, 06/2018

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Brief Description of Job Responsibilities:

(This may not include all duties assigned.)

  • Follows guidelines as determined by the nurse-midwife service collaborating physician, and the OB/GYN Department.
  • Overall management of the care of healthy childbearing women through their prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum experience, including newborn assessment at delivery and lactation support.
  • Cares for high-risk women within scope of practice.
  • Functions within their scope of practice, as determined by law and hospital privileges.
  • Provides gynecological care and family planning assistance to women.
  • May act as surgical assistant at c-section and GYN procedures.
  • Provides primary care to women, which includes the following: Obtains histories and perform appropriate medical exams; conduct health screening procedures; diagnose, treat, and monitor common and acute health care problems; and provide health education.
  • Prescribes medications and therapies appropriate to their scope of practice.
  • Performs and assists in routine diagnostic procedures within their scope of practice.
  • Maintains appropriate and complete clinical records, fostering communication between health care providers, continuity of care, and coordination of services.
  • Facilitates referrals to community health facilities, agencies and resources.
  • Recognizes medical emergencies and initiates evaluative and treatment procedures necessary in urgent situations, and consults the collaborating or on-call physician.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities of the OB/GYN Department, including staff development.
  • Complies with and keeps current regarding licensure.
  • Participates in the annual performance review process as defined by Prevea.
  • Supports the Prevea organization mission statement, values and goals of service by demonstrating concern for quality, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, services, activities and personnel.
  • Maintains knowledge of current statutes regulating nurse-midwifery practice and provide services within the limitations as established by state licensure boards, local and federal regulations.
  • The CNM expands her clinical practice as needed. She undertakes additional OB/GYN job-related duties as requested. Such as marketing, public relations, consumer education.
  • Maintains open and appropriate communication with hospital staff.
  • Participates in appropriate hospital committees, and staff and program development
  • Provide inpatient labor support, birth, including water birth, postpartum care and lactation support at HSHS Sacred Heart in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph`s Hospital in Chippewa Falls
  • Provide outpatient prenatal, postpartum and GYN care including family planning, and lactation support at Prevea clinic locations in the Chippewa Valley

Specialized Responsibilities:

Performance Requirements:

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Ability to represent Prevea appropriately in the spoken and written word.

Education/Experience/Certifications:

  1. Masters Prepared Advanced Practice Nurse
  2. Graduate of an ACNM accredited school of Nurse midwifery
  3. Basic CPR Certification
  4. NRP Certification
  5. Current or Pending Certification from ACNM
  6. Advanced Nurse Prescriber with DEA member
  7. Demonstrates performance of at least 2 deliveries in the last 24 months.
  8. Currently licensed in the State of Wisconsin to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse midwife.
  9. Ability to fulfill the credentialing criteria and the scope of practice the hospital site for intrapartum care. (St. Mary`s HospitalMedicalCenter; St. VincentHospital)
  10. Recent full scope certified nurse midwife experience preferred

Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned within scope of practice

Typical Working Conditions:

Combination of office, exam, and birthing rooms. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other common to a clinic environment.

Typical Physical Demands:

  1. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking.
  2. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds as needed for patient transfer (with assistance or other staff). Sometimes has to wheelchair patients with a force of up to 70lbs. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds of supplies.
  3. Requires corrected vision to 20/30 and hearing to normal range.
  4. Requires exposure to bodily fluids.
  5. Requires exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids.
  6. Requires working under stress in emergency situations and during irregular hours.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United State and to complete the required employment eligibility document form upon hire. Prevea participates in E-verify. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Essential Functions/Physical Demands

Job Title/Position: Certified Nurse Midwife

Job Classification: Direct Patient Care/Hands on Patient Care



How to Apply:
We have over 1200 reasons for you to consider a career with Prevea Health--they're our employees. We're an organization that values teamwork and provides continuous education, training and support so every member of the team contributes to our success. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package in an environment geared to professional and personal growth. No matter what your background or professional interests are, we think you'll like what we have to offer. Together we are the best place to get care and the best place to give care.

To Apply, please click on the button below and put 20-064 in the "What" box then select "Search For Jobs"



Prevea Health

Prevea Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 
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