Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), APRN will work in Labor and Delivery, triage and clinic settings to provide antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patient care services. The CNM will be expected to triage women who present to Labor and Delivery and to manage the care of essentially healthy women in labor. CNMs provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physicians. The CNM will work autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients’ health care problems, and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate. The CNM will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.
The Women and Infants Service Line of UAMS is expanding available services to provide care for the women in our community who seek nurse-midwife services. The CNM practice plans to provide 24 hour x 7 day service by the summer of year 2020. Nurse-midwives will be scheduled to work a combination of 8, 12 and 24 hour shifts. In order to assure CNM coverage 24x7, scheduled shifts may require adjustment on short notice.
The CNM will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians.
The CNM will be expected to provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physician(s).
The CNM will work autonomously, as well as, in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients' health care problems; and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate.
The CNM will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate. Other duties may be assigned to this position.
Customer Service: Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service. The CNM will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
Valid License as an APRN by the State of Arkansas Required and National Board Certification for Nurse-Midwifery, Prescriptive authority and DEA license is required but may be obtained after hire. Experience preferred. Will consider a new CNM graduate.
The in-person response time requirement is 2 hours.
Demonstrated communication (written and oral) problem-solving, leadership and collaborative skills, strong patient advocacy and patient education skills.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)]. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Additional Salary Information: UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks: Health, Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family; Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave; Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only); Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS; Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000; Career Training and Educational Opportunities; Merchant Discounts; and Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.
Internal Number: 2019-61489
About University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 2,150 licensed nurses, 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram. Living In Little RockIf you’re considering a move to Arkansas, you’ll be glad to learn that UAMS offers the opportu...nity to be mentored by national leaders in health care in a location that offers great quality of life. Whether you like beautiful scenery, museums and cultural events, parks, gourmet dining or the night life, Little Rock has it all. And you can forget about the traffic congestion and long commutes to work that interfere with your well being in many cities. Also, Little Rock offers affordable housing in lovely neighborhoods and low cost of living. It’s no accident that Arkansas is called “The Natural State.” Living in Little Rock, we are surrounded by natural beauty at every turn and enjoy a four-season climate. Resorts and state and national parks are all within easy driving distance to enjoy on the weekends too. We have something for everyone from waterfalls and caverns to mountain trails and scenic drives as well as lakes and fall foliage that will take your breath away. We also have fascinating historical sites and spectacular golf courses. And did we mention that we have a wine country, the only public diamond mine in the world, thoroughbred horse racing and one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world? Although we believe it’s one of the best kept secrets in the country, we like to welcome new residents and believe we offer the best combination of opportunities and high quality of life.Little Rock, the capital and the largest city in Arkansas, has a population of 191,930 (per the 2009 census estimates), making it the 119th largest city in America. The Little Rock/North Little Rock/Conway combined statistical area estimate is a population of 685,488. Read more at https://uamshealth.com/littlerock