Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
TOP 5 REASONS YOU WANT TO WORK FOR US:1. Our CNMs and collaborating Physicians have a great mutual respect and support of their individual roles.2. This position is instrumental in helping to set up a brand new Midwife Centered Practice within a supportive clinical environment.3. We provide much needed care and service to a community in need.4. Outstanding patient experiences.5. Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community.JOB SUMMARY:Reports clinically to the Practice Site Physician(s) and administratively to an BMG Practice Manager.Under the direction of the physician(s), assumes responsibility for plan of care for obstetrical and gynecological patients selected in accordance with approved nurse midwifery protocols and in compliance with BMG policies and procedures. Seeks consultation from all members of health care team in accordance with nurse midwifery protocols. Manages postpartum course, including instruction, referrals and follow-up. Provides 24-hour on call coverage to caseload of obstetrical patients, including telephone triage. Identifies, manages and consults for obstetrical emergencies. Knowledge & Skills:Requires thorough and complete understanding of nurse midwifery protocols and nursing care practices for obstetrical and gynecological patients.Demonstrates high level of analytical ability necessary to assess patients and evaluate services rendered.Demonstrates well developed interpersonal skills necessary to interact in a professional manner with patients and families, physicians and other health care professionals.Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both oral and written to disseminate information in a clear, concise manner.Demonstrates ability to function within legal boundaries of a Nurse Midwife and utilize knowledge of governing Indiana statutes, rules and regulations.Requires flexible schedule to work extended hours when required and provide on-call emergency support.
Education and Experience:The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a nurse midwifery educational program from an accredited school. Current license to practice Nurse Midwifery in the State of Indiana, and National Certification as a Nurse idwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM). Two to three years clinical experience working with obstetrical and gynecological patients is preferred.
About Beacon Health System
Beacon Health System is the region’s most trusted partner and guide to creating and maintaining health and well-being. Our award-winning partners – Elkhart General Hospital, Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Memorial Children’s Hospital, Beacon Home Care and Beacon Medical Group – are powered by our more than 7,000 associates providing the best care possible to people ...of all ages. As the regional leader in childbirth, mental health, cancer, pediatrics, trauma, heart and vascular care, stroke, surgery, weight loss services and community health programs, Beacon Health System is helping our region achieve the highest quality of life.
Who we are
We believe in all things that create health. Every minute and hour of the day, we get to impact the life of a person – in small ways like sharing comforting words to an elderly woman, and in large ways like saving the life of an injured child. Each encounter with a patient, family member or visitor is an opportunity to touch the life of another. And that means providing the best care, the best experience to each and every person. That is our calling – that is why we love what we do. We are, Beacon Health System.