Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
JOB SUMMARY: The Certified Nurse Midwife is responsible for the obstetrical and gynecological clinical care of patients. The midwife is responsible for labor and delivery supervision at the medical center during on call duties and hospital follow up of patients as assigned. The midwife completes an accurate, legible, orderly chart entry at each contact with a patient at the Health Center and participates in QA activities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Diagnosis and treatment plans. Accurate chart documentation. Preventive medicine schedules. PROPAS flow sheet completion.
Labor and delivery, attending rounds.
Attend and participate in conferences, meetings, workshops and seminars related to clinical matters.
Provide comprehensive healthcare to patients through assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of care, inclusive of the Collaborative Practice Agreement.
Consult with other members of the healthcare team to coordinate care and/or make referrals to other members of the healthcare team.
Provide professional program direction for the entire staff in collaboration with the Clinical Chief, Chief Medical Officer, Nurse Manager including but not limited to staff meetings and in service education.
Assist in the development of clinical programs, treatment protocols and departmental policies and the implementation for such in order to enhance standardized methods of performing medical and nursing procedures.
Participate in general orientation of all newly employed staff.
Ensures compliance with all applicable HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA, Local, State and Federal initiatives and requirements.
Must satisfactorily maintain all terms and conditions of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner Collaborative Agreement as required by the State of New Jersey.
Masters prepared graduate from an accredited College or University is required but is not mandatory. Graduate of a certified US Nurse Midwifery school.
License, Certificate, Registration
RN License in State of NJ, CNM License in State of NJ, Valid certification from nationwide certifying board. BLS w/CPR Certification from American Heart Association. Must have prescriptive authority.
Previous Work Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years Nursing experience with 2 years in ambulatory care/and or similar environment.
Special Skills or Knowledge
Ability to make sound decisions and to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff associates and the general public.
The Certified Nurse Midwife may be required to perform other duties as assigned or when necessary if such work becomes a permanent and regular part of the job a new job description will be prepared. Travel is required for this and all NHSC positions.
Neighborhood Health Services Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Internal Number: 2020-15
About NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION
Neighborhood Health Services Corporation (NHSC) is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) which provides primary outpatient care to the greater Union County, NJ area with practices in adult and family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, dental, vision, podiatry and behavioral health services to adults and children, regardless of the ability to pay.