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Certified Nurse Midwife

Job Summary:   Provides specialized care and management of patients during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum in conjunction with other medical professionals in OBGYN.  Maintain focus on patient centered care and customer service.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently use an outward mindset and put forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • To provide specialized care and management of patients during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum.
  • Coordinates overall flow of patients through the Birth Center triage, intrapartum and postpartum areas to ensure sensitive and quality care delivered in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates and orders laboratory or other studies, develops plans and provides direct patient care.
  • Round on and discharge postpartum patients including assessment and education.
  • Consults with Attending Obstetric staff as necessary.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of guidelines for care management for the antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum patients.
  • Works days, nights and weekend shifts and is available for additional urgent coverage as needed.
  • Provides patient centered care and customer service.

Minimum Qualifications:   Current Michigan license to practice as a Registered Nurse.  Current Michigan license to practice as a Certified Nurse-Midwife.  Master’s Degree in Nursing, Midwifery or Public Health

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience in a similar medical setting required. Must possess interpersonal skills sufficient to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of patients, doctors, internal callers, and other healthcare personnel, while maintaining strict medical ethics. Demonstrated knowledge of nurse midwife competencies, computers, and EHRs.

Working Conditions: Potential exposure to blood/body fluids and contagious disease.

Physical Requirements:  Constantly stand, walk, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell.  Frequently sit, reach, push/pull, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch.  Lift/carry 1 to 50+ lbs.

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