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We are looking for a Certified Nurse Midwife to manage the care of underserved women in DC and their newborns and provide direct client services, including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn, family planning, and gynecological care on a per diem basis. Hours will vary according to the needs of the practice. Prioritizing midwives with experience and prefer candidates with out of hospital birth experience also.
Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities:
-Manages the care of women and their newborns and gives direct client services including: antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn, family planning, and gynecological care, according to the standards of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, the American Association of Birth Centers, and the policies, procedures and clinical guidelines of Community of Hope at Family Health and Birth Center and Washington Hospital Center;
-Plans and provides continuing health supervision and education to all clients under her/his care;
-Adheres to the established risk criteria, regarding the physician consultation, co-management, or referral of any client who develops symptoms of medical or obstetric complications;
-Participates in quality management activities, including peer review; -Maintains the required productivity numbers expected by Community of Hope, as set by the board;
-Documents all patient encounters, including face to face, telephone, and electronic communications, in the medical record in a timely fashion;
-Shares on-call responsibilities with other providers and is a flexible team player, helping other providers and staff as needed.
-National certification as a midwife and current license as a nurse-midwife in the District of Columbia;
-Experience with both hospital and out-of-hospital births; experience with 75 or more births preferred;
-Current adult CPR certification (ACLS or BLS for the Healthcare Provider or equivalent);
-Current neonatal resuscitation certification (NALS or NRP or equivalent);
-Participation in appropriate continuous medical education;
-Commitment to working with the underserved;
-Ability to work in a non-profit environment.
Community of Hope is a rapidly growing, innovative, and mission driven nonprofit. For 35 years, we have provided health-care, housing, and supportive services for low-income, underserved, and homeless families in Washington, DC. We currently operate a variety of housing programs and three community health centers, which offer medical, dental, behavioral health, and birth services. Through providing these programs and supportive services, we continue our mission of helping and enabling people achieve good health, a stable home, family sustaining income, and hope.
Community of Hope was selected as one of the Washington Post’s 150 Top Workplaces in 2014 and 2016. We received the 2012 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management and the 2014 Leadership Greater Washington Innovative Community Partnership Award. We were also recognized in 2012 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.
To learn more about us, check out our website. https://www.communityofhopedc.org/