• Certified Nurse Midwife

    ID
    2019-24424
    Department
    OB/GYN
    Work Hours
    0730-1600, 0800-1630, 0830-1700 (Monday to Friday)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per 2-Week Pay Period
    80 Hours
    Location
    US-NY-Plattsburgh
    Weekend Requirements
    Weekends and holidays as scheduled
  • Overview

    In Accordance with CVPH’s mission, vision and values, the Certified Nurse Midwife works under the general supervision of the Practice Supervisor(s) and Medical supervision of the physician(s) to provide primary well women healthcare including gynecologic care and care during pregnancy and childbirth while complying with HIPAA and hospital confidentiality policies. They are responsible to provide health care services as licensed professionals working within their defined scope of practice and in accordance with established protocol and procedures.  This position requires regular use of independent judgment. 

     

    Special Criteria Details

    On Call as scheduled

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides a full range of primary health services for women, from adolescence to beyond menopause which include: Primary Care, Gynecologic and family planning services, Preconception care, Care during pregnancy and childbirth, Postpartum care, Care of the normal newborn during the first 28 days of life, Treatment of male partners for sexually transmitted infections.
    2. Assist women in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery.
    3. Work closely with obstetricians and gynecologists in diagnosing and treating women with acute and chronic illnesses.
    4. Counsel and educate patients, conduct examinations and take detailed medical histories.
    5. Orders/Interprets appropriate diagnostic tests and documents in the medical record.
    6. Formulates clinical impression/diagnosis and treatment plans based on clinical findings.
    7. Works collaboratively with physicians, nursing and other support staff - routinely consults with physicians.
    8. Participates in departmental/hospital-wide committees as requested.
    9. Demonstrates commitment to continued growth through attendance at educational programs.
    10. Maintains working knowledge of the various stages of growth development and health status of this wide population. Utilizes appropriate resources.
    11. In conjunction with the Director of Practice Operations and/or Practice Supervisor(s), assist with evaluation of effectiveness and efficiency of practice operations as it relates to patient flow, provision of medical care, risk management and quality assurance.
    12. Regularly attends Department meetings.
    13. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required.
    2. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in New York State required.
    3. Current license as a Midwife in New York State required.
    4. Certification by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) or the ACNM Certification Council required by start date.
    5. CPR certification, and current certification in Neonatal Resuscitation required for hospital privileges by start date.
    6. Current or eligible for New York State DEA certification by start date.
    7. Previous experience as Certified Nurse Midwife in obstetrical care required.

                                       

    As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of patients for which care is being provided.

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