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Nurse Midwife - Certified (CLS529bb)

Nursing | St. Clair County, IL | Full Time

Job Description

NURSE MIDWIFE - Certified

St. Clair County IL

An established and successful Texas based Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for a full-time Certified Nurse Midwife to provide services to our military and their families located in St. Clair County Illinois.  The position offers a great opportunity to gain and/or enhance valuable work experience. 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an accredited baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN)
  • Completion of an approved course in nurse midwifery
  • Master’s degree from accredited program in specialty
  • Have and maintain a current license to practice nursing as a registered nurse in a US jurisdiction
  • Certified as a Nurse Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
  • Possesses and maintains current BLS, ACLS and NRP certification

JOB FUNCTIONS (INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)

Inpatient Care:

  • Plan and manage antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of low-risk obstetrical patients.
  • Evaluate prenatal patient’s condition and formulate plan of care to maintain healthy progress.
  • Consult with the on-call physician and co-manage high risk patients as appropriate.
  • Provide intrapartum care within scope of practice and expertise.
  • Attend vaginal deliveries.
  • Institute lifesaving emergency measures pending obstetrician’s and pediatrician’s arrival.
  • Perform first assist duties during cesarean deliveries.
  • Perform rounds on all assigned inpatients at least once daily.
  • Document patient care in accordance with established unit/MTF procedures.
  • Document all admissions and discharge summaries in accordance with established MTF procedures.

Outpatient Care:

  • Render comprehensive care to women from menarche through menopause.
  • Plan and manage prenatal, postpartum, well woman gynecological, family planning and preconceptual care.
  • Perform first trimester ultrasound evaluations for pregnancy dating and limited third trimester ultrasound for amniotic fluid assessment, fetal presentation, cardiac activity verification and placental location.
  • Request diagnostic tests as clinically indicated; analyze and interpret laboratory and radiological reports.
  • Prescribe medications, as required, in accordance with privileges and MTF rules and regulations.
  • Consult with OB/GYN physicians and other specialists as appropriate for complex cases.
  • Refer to specialty care as appropriate.
  • Document pertinent patient information, assessment, and plan in the chart electronically as required by established procedures and instructions.
  • Facilitate postpartum patient’s optimum physical and psychological transition to parenthood.
  • Counsel parents on normal growth and development of infant.
  • Provide guidance and encourage acceptable health practices.
  • Manage gynecological conditions and perform annual health screening examinations.
  • Order and evaluate tests to detect disease processes.
  • Provide family planning counseling and various methods of birth control.
  • Review and document telephone consults regularly in accordance with established unit procedures.
  • Attend and participate in high-risk obstetric and quality meetings.
  • Collaborate with health care team members to improve patient care delivery.
  • Perform all care IAW individual privileges that are awarded by the Medical Treatment Facility credentials committee.
  • Participate in peer review activities.

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