Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
University of Missouri’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health seeks a passionate Certified Nurse Midwife to join our growing practice! This opportunity offers full-scope practice at MU’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital--a Baby-Friendly® facility with beautiful low-intervention birthing suites and 24/7 OB physician and anesthesia availability.
Under indirect supervision, manages women's health care, focusing particularly on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, and the basic family planning and gynecologic needs of women.
Provides direct prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and/or well women patient services and primary care to low risk obstetrical and gynecological patients. Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and counseling with patient and their family. Assists with planning and participates in patient education projects.
Practices within the health care system and performs consultation, collaborative management, or referral, as indicated by the health status of the client. Practices in accord with the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Obtains and documents patient health history and performs physical examination. Orders and/or performs pertinent diagnostic tests, analyze collected data in order to determine health status. Diagnoses, treats and monitors diseases and health conditions through patient condition, laboratory tests, and results of diagnostic procedures. Collaborates with the physicians and other health care professionals in the development of treatment goals and care plans and coordinated services and treatments in order to implement and accomplish these goals. Records all patient data, including history and physical examination, problems identified, intervention provided, results of care, and plans for follow-up or referral.
Acts to safeguard the patient, family, staff and guests when health care and safety are affected by the competence, ethics or illegal practice of any person. Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.
Participates in the education of medical students, midwives, nursing students, clinical staff, peers and others. Participates in Division and/or other research and on-going Quality Assurance or Improvement activities. Participates in School, Department, and Divisional activities, professional organizations, and community outreach/service activities. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
May be required to work on-call or on continuous roster on a 24-hour, 7-day basis.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Role models guest relations skills and UMHC Service Standards.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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