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Cert Nurse Midwife, Adv Practi

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Advanced Practice Certified Nurse Midwife is a Masters prepared Nurse Midwife from an accredited Midwifery Program who is licensed in Midwifery by the Board of Medical Examiners in the state of New Jersey. Manages all phases of labor and delivery and is fully integrated with Obstetrical Gynecological physician, residence and medical students, and Nurses within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hackensack Meridian Health. The individual will practice in collaboration with the Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians and provide all aspects of medical treatment to obstetrical patient including diagnosing, monitoring, examining, labor management, delivery and postpartum care.Responsibilities1. The Certified Nurse Midwife manages all phases of labor and delivery, including assessing maternal and fetal status, normal labor and delivery, and post-partum maternal care. 2. Follows medical best practices. 3. Diagnosis acute and chronic illness and consults during obstetrical emergencies. 4. Provides education to patients on medical procedures and processes to combat against potential postpartum symptoms. 5. Utilizes physical findings, laboratory test results, and patient -s condition to ensure patient -s progression of labor is normal. 6. Will interpret fetal monitoring tracings and discuss cases with the obstetrician. 7. The Midwife will contribute to fetal monitoring tracing education and continuing education. 8. The Midwife will communicate effectively and timely regarding high risk patient status to collaborating physician for appropriate, safe, management of care and will be expected to keep abreast of patients changing status, reevaluate the plan of care, and adjust accordingly for the best and safety outcomes. 9. The basic Standards for the Practice of Midwifery are required to be followed, but the scope of this position may be expanded beyond the core competencies to incorporate additional skills and procedures with the supervision of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Physicians, after appropriate education, and competencies are met. 10. Will engage in professional development, training, and supervision of junior colleagues in collaboration with the Academic OBGYN Physicians. 11. The Certified Nurse Midwife is part of the medical provider care team for the obstetrical population at Hackensack Meridian with dual reporting to Department of Patient Care Services 12. In collaboration with the OB/GYN Team, develops, reviews, and revises policies procedures related to the Obstetrical/Maternity Patient Population. 13. Acts as a resource and mentor. 14. Assists OB/GYN clinical team continuing education programs/courses. 15. Monitors educational outcomes through Performance Improvement (PI) activities, reviews PI data results, and collaborates with OB/GYN team with educational programs based on Performance Improvement data results to implement performance improvement in the OB/GYN Service. 16. Integrates CNM practice with MFM physicians for assessment, management, and delivery of obstetric care. 17. The Midwife will have a collaborative practice agreement with MFM physicians and obstetricians for midwifery privileges at Hackensack-Meridian Health. 18. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and /or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.) 19. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.QualificationsEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Master's degree in nursing. 2. Fully licensed by the Board of Medical Examiner to Practice Midwifery in the State of New Jersey. 3. Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing and Midwifery. 4. Minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing in obstetrics. 5. Completed certification of midwifery board. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Minimum 1 year experience as a practicing Nurse Midwife. 2. Experience in assessment, management, labor and birth of pregnant women at all levels of gestation. 3. Professional certification in an area of specialty related to practice. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ Licensed Midwife and NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License and AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification and Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Licenses and Certifications Preferred:Our Network Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack , Cert Nurse Midwife, Adv Practi, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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