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Certified Nurse Midwife

Company: Unified Women's Healthcare
Location: Hickory
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Catawba Women's Center is seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife to join the team. Duties include: -- ou are in -- diagnosing, monitoring and examining women during pregnancy; providing counseling and care during pre-conception, pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. -- developing, assessing and evaluating individual program of care; -- arranging and providing parenting and health education; -- providing counselling and advice before and after screening and tests; -- offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, termination, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death; -- supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring the condition of the baby and using knowledge of drugs and pain management; -- giving support and advice on the daily care of the baby, including breastfeeding, bathing and making up feeds; -- providing family-centered primary healthcare to women throughout their reproductive lives. -- providing routine gynecological services --- including reproductive health visits, regular gynecologic care (i.e., annual exams) and peri-/post-menopausal care and preventive care. -- Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting analyses of urine and vaginal fluids. -- Collaborate with physicians and other health professionals who practice in a wide variety of clinical settings, diagnosing and treating patients as well as referring them to a specialist, if required. -- liaising with agencies and other health and social care professionals to ensure continuity of care; -- engaging in professional development to meet credentialing requirements; The job holder must demonstrate competencies applicable to the job position. Educational Requirements: -- Graduation from a nurse-midwifery education program accredited by ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME); -- Verification by program director of completion of education program; -- Active North Carolina registered nurse (RN) license. Job Requirements:Education:-- MS/MSN required. Experience:-- Prefer a minimum of one year of full-time work experience as a CNM in an ob-gyn outpatient setting.---- -- Requirements: State CNM and RN license.-- Maintains CPR certification.-- Knowledge: -- 1.-- ---------- Knowledge of professional nursing theory, regulations and scope of practice. 2.-- ---------- Knowledge of specific nurse midwive tasks. 3.-- ---------- Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families. 4.------------------------ Knowledge of HIPAA requirements and other applicable state or federal regulations. 5.------------------------ Knowledge of medical ethics and customer service. -- Skills: -- 1.------ Ability to apply and modify the principles, methods, and techniques of midwifery to provide ongoing patient care. 2.------ Ability to take a thorough medical history and assess medical condition and interpret findings. 3.------ Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions. 4.------ Ability to perform all tasks accurately, efficiently, and ethically and in compliance with all laws and regulations. 5.------ Uses professionalism and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions with patients, guests, and staff. 6.------ Knowledgeable of patient education needs and effective at sharing information with patients and families. 7.------ Ability to learn, retain, and accurately use information regarding patient care policies and procedures. 8.------ Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete delegated tasks in a highly productive and efficient manner. 9.------ Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others. -- Physical/Mental Demands: -- Must be able to use appropriate techniques when making necessary patient transfers and helping patients with walking, dressing, etc.-- Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.-- Must be able to be on feet for long periods of time. -- We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a benefits package based on this full--time position. This company is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Keywords: Unified Women's Healthcare, Hickory , Certified Nurse Midwife, Healthcare , Hickory, North Carolina

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