Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Busy midwifery practice looking for a full-time Certified Nurse Midwife.
The Midwives @ Magee is an independent, full-scope midwifery practice in the Division of Clinical Midwifery within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UPMC - Magee Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. A busy hospital based practice comprised of 9 CNMs and 1 CRNP providing full-scope midwifery care to a diverse clientele of low and moderate risk women. Excellent working relationships with OB and MFM consultants. The Midwives @ Magee serve both a faculty based practice and a public clinic practice and is integrated into precepting and teaching midwifery students, third year medical students, and OB/GYN residents.
Provide full-scope midwifery care encompassing a full range of primary health care services for women from adolescence to beyond menopause. These services include primary care, gynecologic and family planning services, preconception care, care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Midwife shall be available to perform clinical and administrative services, on average, forty-eight (48) hours per week, including performance of clinical services during a full day office schedule, day call, night and weekend call.
Midwife will be available for participation in clinical meetings, patient orientation sessions and administrative needs of the midwifery service.
Full compliance with timely and accurate completion of charts and associated clinical documentation.
Midwife shall participate in community education, outreach activities, and activities to promote midwifery as mutually agreed upon by UPP and Midwife.
Participate in all Annual Training Requirements for Midwives/Faculty as may be established, for both UPP and SOM.
Full compliance with the UPP Compliance Plan annual training requirements and all internal and compliance audits (i.e., Departmental and Corporate).
Provision of all information, as requested, necessary for divisional and departmental budgeting in a timely manner.
OSHA, Patient Safety, Bio-Terrorism Training (and any others as mandated by Corporate during the course of the fiscal year).
Maintain current Pennsylvania midwifery license, prescriptive authority certificate and nursing license, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate, Medicare & other third party payer provider number(s) as deemed necessary by UPP. Maintain an active ACNM certificate.
Completion of the SOM/UPP Annual Faculty Performance Evaluation within established time frame and maintaining a minimum overall rating of Satisfactory.
Meet State Boards of Medicine and Nursing CME requirements as well as American Midwifery Certification Board requirements
Combination of 8, 12 and 14 hours shifts, weekly
Days, nights and weekends (rotating)
Competitive salary and benefits. Academic appointment dependent on qualifications and experience, opportunities for learning expanded scope skills of circumcision and surgical first assist.
Graduate of education program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
Current state RN and CNM licensure
Midwifery experience preferred
The ideal candidate will possess strong clinical skills and a commitment to supporting midwifery based approaches to childbirth in a large, busy labor and birth unit of a well-respected teaching facility. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to listen to clients with empathy and understanding.
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) was established in 1999 with the affiliation agreement with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. UPP offers an academic mission, including education and research, for the 23 clinical departments. UPP provides centralized support services for the clinical departments such as information services, legal services, human resources, and financial and medical billing.